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OpenBIM: Why Is It Important?

September 22, 2015 1 min. read

OpenBIM supports a transparent, open workflow, allowing project members to participate regardless of the software tools they use. It creates a common language for widely referenced processes, allowing industry and government to procure projects with transparent commercial engagement, comparable service evaluation and assured data quality. It provides enduring project data for use throughout the asset life-cycle, avoiding multiple input of the same data and consequential errors. It energizes the online product supply side with more exact user demand searches, and delivers the product data directly into the BIM.


The basics of the openBIM and buildingSMART concepts.
Produced by buildingSMART Norway

Carl Veillette

Co-Founder, VP Product

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