A steering committee of major international construction industry stakeholders has been set up to facilitate the implementation and development of a common machine-readable language.
The Norwegian construction software provider Cobuilder and the Czech Standardisation Agency (CAS) have signed an agreement to support the digital transformation of the construction sector in the Czech Republic.
Swedish Wood implements data templates in a project that seeks to explore automated flow of construction object data during planning, design and construction.
Genuit Group implements a centralised data management strategy with the help of Cobuilder as part of its digital transformation.
GrowingCircle and Cobuilder sign a strategic partnership to facilitate digitalisation of the construction sector in Portugal
GrowingCircle project has an ambitious goal to set up a product catalogue and promote digitalisation among Portuguese construction companies and associations by using Cobuilder solutions.
In March this year, the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries, CEI-Bois, initiated a pilot project together with Cobuilder to help manufacturers digitise their data and make it available in a machine-readable and standardised format. We spoke with Hansueli Schmid, one of the members of the CEI-Bois workgroup that manages the TIMBIM project, to learn more about the development of the common data structures for the European timber industry.
Digital twins have revolutionised many industries, and their impact on construction can be even more significant if we take into perspective the long lifecycle of built assets. To be able to take full advantage of the data that is collected and stored in the project, product identification is a very important aspect to consider when developing the digital twin.
The Danish construction information center Molio has initiated a project together with Cobuilder to create a data dictionary for the Danish construction industry. This enables the use of a common "digital language" that allows actors across the entire sector to freely exchange digital data.
IBM, Cobuilder and Red Hat announce the launch of OpenBuilt – an industry-led platform developed, maintained and supported by the leading technology providers.
Language is important because it allows people to communicate in a manner that enables the sharing of common ideas. The same goes for machines - sharing information requires a language they can read and interpret correctly. Especially in the context of Building Information Modelling.