OPEN BIM represents a modern approach to interdisciplinary collaboration for all construction industry operators.
It refers to a universal approach to collaboration in the design, construction and management of buildings accordingly to standard and open procedures.
The OPEN BIM community opens its doors to all software producers, architects, engineers, builders, and building owners, because the OPEN BIM logo is a success story for the most streamlined collaboration on BIM projects in every part of the world.
OPEN BIM is an initiative of many software developers based on the openSMS Data Model, and the program is a marketing campaign initiated by GRAPHISOFT®, Tekla® and others to encourage and facilitate the coordinate comprehensive promotion of the OPEN BIM concept in the construction industry. Using defined communication, branding, and availability for all Companies participating in the program.
OPEN BIM software promotes open and transparent workflow that allows professionals to collaborate independently of the software they use and defines a common language for widely shared procedures that enable industry and governments to get projects with transparent business goals, service comparability, and data quality assurance.
The main goal of the OPEN BIM program is to produce durable projects that involve the entire lifecycle of the building, avoiding data replication and errors.