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buildingSMART alliance

The Industry's One-Stop Source for Information on BIM & the Built Environment

The buildingSMART alliance™ is a unique organization helping to make the North American real property industry more efficient by leading the creation of tools and standards that allow projects to be built electronically before they are built physically using Building Information Modeling.

buildingSMART alliance Strategic Goals

Build Strong Industry PresenceCreate Alliance of Industry ParticipantsSupport Development of Candidate Open StandardsDevelop Consensus Infrastructure for Open StandardsEducate Industry in Use of Open Standards
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United States National CAD Standard - NCSNational BIM Standard - United States V2


Building Sciences Online Academy
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