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Building Information Management (BIM) Council
The Industry's One-Stop Source for Information on BIM & the Built Environment
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Building Information Management (BIM) Council (formerlly known as the buildingSMART alliance®) is a unique organization helping the North American real property industry become more efficient. The NIBS BIM Council leads in the creation of tools and standards that allow projects to be built digitally before they are built physically through the use of Building Information Modeling. For more information, see the Council's FAQs.
To achieve a sustainable and efficient architecture, engineering, construction owner and operator industry enabled with effective work processes based on collaboration, information technology and open standards.
To lead the development and deployment of broadly adopted national information exchange standards and best practices for the built environment, with a focus on significantly improving project delivery and operational processes.
The NIBS BIM Council will advance the adoption of information technology within the industry by:
Roger J. Grant, CSI, CDT