Open BIM represents a modern approach to interdisciplinary collaboration for all members of the AEC industry
The Open BIM community welcomes all software vendors, AEC practices (designers, engineers, constructors) as well as building owners, as the Open BIM logo is the guarantee for successful and streamlined collaboration on BIM projects - anywhere in the world!
GRAPHISOFT®, Tekla® and other members of the buildingSMART® alliance launched a global program to promote Open BIM in the AEC industry. The Open BIM community is constantly growing. Below you will find a list of the major partners of Open BIM. To enjoy all these benefits, you are most welcome to join the Open BIM community today!
BuildingSMART International Alliance for Interoperability is a neutral, international and unique not-for-profit organization supporting open BIM through the life cycle of a building and providing activities to support implementation of Open BIM. BuildingSMART has developed, maintains and issues certifications for the data model standard known as Industry Foundation Classes (IFC).
Tekla drives the evolution of digital information models with software, providing a growing competitive advantage to customers in the construction, infrastructure and energy industries. Tekla is a part of the Trimble Group, a member of the buildingSMART Alliance and among the companies who initiated Open BIM.
GRAPHISOFT is the pioneer and leader in developing Virtual Building™ solutions and empowering the broadest community of architects to deliver model-based projects that are better designed, more predictable to construct and less expensive to operate. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group, member of the buildingSMART Alliance and among the companies who initiated Open BIM.
The Nemetschek Group, with ten strong brands, provides intelligent solutions for the international AEC sector. Nemetschek supports sustainable information technologies in all project phases and throughout the entire value chain. The Nemetschek Group is a member of the buildingSMART Alliance and supports Open BIM.
SCIA Engineer is a leading Modelling, Analysis & Design solution for Structural Engineers by SCIA, a member of the buildingSMART Alliance. It is the only Structural Analysis Software that is IFC 2x3 certified. Based upon a powerful 3D structural modeller engine with parametric forms, detailing views & drawings, it allows the design of industrial structure, infrastructure and low-to-high-rise buildings. The software has several international building codes integrated for the technical design and optimization of steel, concrete, timber, aluminum, … multi-material constructions.
Allplan is a leading European provider of intelligent IT solutions for architects, engineers, building contractors and facility managers. The core product - Allplan - is the platform for building information modeling (BIM) and optimally supports the seamless planning and construction of buildings in terms of quality, cost and time investment. The software is currently being used by 65,000 customers in 16 languages. Allplan is part of the Nemetschek Group, member of the buildingSMART Alliance and among the companies who initiated Open BIM.
Vectorworks, Inc. is a global design software developer serving the architecture, landscape and entertainment industries. Since 1985, we have been committed to helping designers capture inspiration, nurture innovation, communicate effectively and bring their visions to life. We’ve developed the best CAD and BIM software for Mac and Windows that puts BIM at the heart of the design process, enabling the flexibility needed for efficient iteration throughout the design life-cycle. Located in Columbia, Maryland, Vectorworks, Inc. is a part of The Nemetschek Group. Learn more about how we empower more than half a million designers to create experiences that transform the world at www.vectorworks.net.
Trimble provides positioning solutions enabling professionals in engineering and construction, surveying, agriculture, fleet management and field services to be more productive by revolutionizing their work processes. The Trimble Group is a member of the buildingSMART Alliance and supports Open BIM.