Welcome to the UK and Ireland buildingSMART website
This web site provides information about the United Kingdom and Ireland chapter of BuildingSMART.
BuildingSMART is created by the industry, for the industry. We are an alliance of organisations within the construction and facilities management sectors dedicated to improving processes within the industry through defining the use and sharing of information.
The current work being carried out by the UKI chapter includes:
- BIM training and Accredited Professional status
- BIM training courses
- COBie training course
- ISO development
- COBie, IFC, IFD and IDM development
- Interfacing with buildingSMART international to tackle the international needs for BIM
Organisations within buildingSMART include architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, facility managers, manufacturers, software vendors, information providers, government agencies, research laboratories, universities and more.
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Join BuildingSMART UKI
To join BuildingSMART UKI, and to find out more about member benefits, have a look at our Membership section.
Attend Events and Workshops
Join BuildingSMART UKI and contribute to the development of OpenBIM through workshops and seminars, or learn about BIM and Open Standards through our training courses. See our upcoming events for more details
Get Accredited Professional Status
Training with buildingSMART provides knowledge to deliver BIM level 2 collaboratively with your supply chains and deliver information and data that meet UK government BIM requirements.
Find out more on Accredited Professional training
OpenBIM/COBie Field Trials
The videos from the recent OpenBIM/COBie Field Trials held at the Academy of Engineering on the 12th November can be viewed here: http://www.buildingsmart.org.uk/openbim-cobie-field-trials