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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. For more information about the Alliance, our current standing with bSI and other FAQ’s click here.

Vision

A sustainable and efficient architecture, engineering, construction, owner and operator industry enabled with effective work processes based on collaboration, information technology and open standards.

Mission

To lead the development and deployment of broadly adopted national information standards and practices focused on significantly improving the built environment delivery and operation processes.

Goals

The buildingSMART alliance® will achieve our vision regarding effective information technology adoption within the industry by:

  • Providing thought leadership for industry work process improvements
  • Enabling and promoting the development of information standards
  • Providing a forum to share and develop proven practices
  • Developing, promoting and delivering education on information standards and proven practices
  • Developing a business model that sustains the programs and activities through the investment and involvement of members and non-members alike, representing both the public and private sectors

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buildingSMART alliance Charter
buildingSMART alliance® 2015 Charter
buildingSMART alliance® 2015 Strategic Plan
buildingSMART alliance® 2015 Strategic Plan
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7/26/2016
OSCC Webinar: Precast Concrete Off-Site Construction: Techniques & Case Studies (July 26)

7/28/2016
OSCC Webinar: Precast Concrete Off-Site Construction: Techniques & Case Studies (July 28)

8/11/2016
BSSC Webinar: Seismic Isolation Design with the 2015 NEHRP Recommended Provisions

8/24/2016 » 8/26/2016
DesignDC: From the Ground Up

9/15/2016 » 9/16/2016
Deep Energy Retrofit of Buildings; Technical and Business Strategies