Entries by Jaan Saar

BIM-based building permits session at WDBE

Join EU BIM Task Group co-chairs Jaan Saar and Milena Feustel for the session “The (R)evolution of the Building Permit Process – From Paper to Digital to BIM” at the World of Digital Built Environment (WDBE) Summit on September 29th in Tallinn and on-line (Vimeo link will be added here before the event). Utilizing Building […]

Condolences: passing of R. Petrie, CEO of bSI

It is with deep sadness that we akcnowledge the passing of Richard Petrie on April 17, 2022. Richard was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of buildingSMART International (bSI) and leaves behind his wife Jane and three adult children, Michael, Maddie and Lottie. The EU BIM Task Group expresses its deepest condolences to Richard’s family. Richard’s […]

EUBTG General Assembly, 3rd December 2021

Agenda for the EU BIM Task Group General Assembly on 3rd December 2021 at 9:30 to 12:30 CET. 9:30-9:35 Welcome and introduction by Souheil Soubra, chair of the EU BIM Task Group 9:35-9:50 Presentation by Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit. Clean Technologies and Products. DG GROW 9:50-10:45 (including Q/A) Progress on the Roadmap actions: Information […]

Global BIM Network General Assembly

The Global BIM Network is proud to announce its First Annual General Assembly, which will be held on Thursday 2nd December 2021 with the aim to foster a more productive and collaborative global digital construction sector that delivers benefits for people and places. At the General Assembly, Network members will share lessons learned from national […]

General Assembly 2020 recap

The EU BIM Task Group General Assembly for 2020 was held on 15th of December 2020 on-line. Below is a summary of the discussions and presentations.   “Digitalisation of the Construction Ecosystem” Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit “Clean Technologies and Products” (DG GROW) Download presentation Fulvia Raffaelli starts her presentation saying that since the last General […]

BIM-based Building Permits Seminar

Utilizing Building Information Models (BIM) to automate the building permit process may be the “killer app” for BIM that many of us have been waiting for. Earlier experiments of BIM-based Model Checking (BMC) solutions in Norway, the Netherlands and Singapore have clearly identified that a digital process can be expected to be faster and cheaper than manual processing. The results indicate that development […]

Digital Construction and BIM in Greece

The Technical Chamber of Greece is a public legal entity and its members are all qualified licensed engineers in Greece (104,000 active members) and companies (construction and technical). It is an active member of the International Engineering Community and the National Member representing Greece in several International and European Organizations. On February 19, 2020 TCG […]

5th National BIM Conference in Slovakia

There is a growing interest for BIM in Slovakia today. In that context, the 5th National BIM Conference was organized by the BIM Association Slovakia in cooperation with the JAGA Publishing House on October 17, 2019 in Bratislava, with more than 350 attendants. The event auspices were held this year not only by the Minister […]