Industry Foundation Classes (IFC)

conceptual data schema and exchange file format for building information modelling (BIM) data BS EN ISO 23387:2020 In general, IFC, or “Industry Foundation Classes”, is a standardized, digital description of the built environment, including buildings and civil infrastructure. It is an open, international standard (ISO 16739-1:2018), meant to be vendor-neutral, or agnostic, and usable across […]

Construction Operation Building information exchange (COBie)

COBie is a non-proprietary data format for the publication of a subset of building information models (BIM) that focuses on delivering asset data rather than geometric information. It is formally defined as a subset of the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC – the international standard for sharing and exchanging BIM data across various software applications), but […]

BS EN ISO 16739-1:2020

Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) for data sharing in the construction and facility management industries Part 1: Data schema