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BIMSERVER.ORG
An overview
Léon van Berlo
INNOVATION FOR LIFE
“TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the
sustainable competitive streng...
THE POWER OF TNO
FROM IDEA TO INNOVATION
TNO IN NUMBERS 2015
SCIENTIFIC PROFILE
BIM AT TNO
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building_information_modeling
GREAT TRACK RECORD
BIM expertise integrated in multi disciplinary teams.
Objective and independent in every aspect.
Great ...
BIM AT TNO
Towards a ‘data driven industry’
education
data
processtools
OUR ‘FLAGSHIP’: BIMSERVER
BIMSERVER.ORG IS
Software
“A Platform”
To create an IFC based BIM database
Focussed on getting BIM data online (cloud)
Equ...
BIMSERVER = SOFTWARE
IFC based database
Plug-ins
API / Connections
BIMSERVER ARCHITECTURE
Plug-ins
API / Connections
Open standards, Object
based versioning,
Revisioning, User
management, M...
Security/Authorisation/etc
Logging
Metrics
BIMSERVER ARCHITECTURE
Plug-ins
API / Connections
IFC based database
Non-IFC
Da...
TECHNICAL
Open and stable core to use and build on top
Core server features like revisions, authorization, compare, query,...
BIMSERVER IS NOT ALONE
BIMSERVER.ORG:
mission is to help all actors in the Architectural, Engineering
and Construction (AEC) industry to collabor...
QUITE SOME TRACTION…
QUITE SOME TRACTION…
Site visits 2016
QUITE SOME TRACTION…
1.(not set)
2.Beijing
3.Shanghai
4.London
5.Paris
6.Warsaw
7.Vienna
8.Melbourne
9.Berlin
10.Chennai
WHERE DID YOU USE BIMSERVER?
CHARTING
BCF Forum (design / issue management)
MODELCHECK
MODELCHECK
FLOORPLAN GENERATOR
L.A. Metro Westside Subway Extension
L.A. Metro Westside Subway Extension
Information inheritance between
Architectural data and
Supplier data
Spin-off products
LEARNING FROM COLLABORATION LOGS
SUPPLIERS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=878Kb_zaAFY
LOD Checker
BIMSERVER.ORG
Stable base to push innovation with tools, data and processes.
Started in 2008
Fully based on IFC (IFC2x3 an...
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview
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2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview

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BIMserver.org introduction and overview. The background, architecture and vision of the platform. Also examples of products that use (or are based on) BIMserver.

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2017 Q1 - BIMserver introduction and overview

  1. 1. BIMSERVER.ORG An overview Léon van Berlo
  2. 2. INNOVATION FOR LIFE “TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the sustainable competitive strength of industry and well-being of society“ TNO in short • Netherlands largest research organization (top 3 in EU) • Independent & not-for-profit • Working closely with Academia, Public & Private industry • Founded in 1932, head office in The Hague
  3. 3. THE POWER OF TNO FROM IDEA TO INNOVATION
  4. 4. TNO IN NUMBERS 2015
  5. 5. SCIENTIFIC PROFILE
  6. 6. BIM AT TNO https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building_information_modeling
  7. 7. GREAT TRACK RECORD BIM expertise integrated in multi disciplinary teams. Objective and independent in every aspect. Great BIM track record: First reference of ‘Building Information Model’ in publication (1992) BIM Handbook in 1988 (!) Worked on IFC since beginning Leading role in open source BIM collective Involved on several levels at BuildingSMART and openBIMstandards.org Continuously critical on developments (objective/independent)
  8. 8. BIM AT TNO Towards a ‘data driven industry’ education data processtools
  9. 9. OUR ‘FLAGSHIP’: BIMSERVER
  10. 10. BIMSERVER.ORG IS Software “A Platform” To create an IFC based BIM database Focussed on getting BIM data online (cloud) Equipped with BIM specific features for data analyses and management
  11. 11. BIMSERVER = SOFTWARE IFC based database Plug-ins API / Connections
  12. 12. BIMSERVER ARCHITECTURE Plug-ins API / Connections Open standards, Object based versioning, Revisioning, User management, Merging, etc. Modelchecking, (de)serialization, Render engine, Services, compare, add/edit/delete, etc. Web services, Authoring tools connections, Visualisation, API (json, soap), etc IFC based database
  13. 13. Security/Authorisation/etc Logging Metrics BIMSERVER ARCHITECTURE Plug-ins API / Connections IFC based database Non-IFC Database (BCF)
  14. 14. TECHNICAL Open and stable core to use and build on top Core server features like revisions, authorization, compare, query, modelchecking, merging, etc.. Open interfaces, lots of network protocols (soap, OAuth, json) Open standards (data and interface) Plugin framework for render engines (like IfcOpenShell); Query engines (like BimQL) Flexible admin configuration & fine-tuning Good developers documentation and SDK Open source Etc..
  15. 15. BIMSERVER IS NOT ALONE
  16. 16. BIMSERVER.ORG: mission is to help all actors in the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry to collaborate/work more efficiently and effectively (and thereby creating better buildings for lower costs). goal is to create the most favorite software platform for online collaboration in the AEC-industry.
  17. 17. QUITE SOME TRACTION…
  18. 18. QUITE SOME TRACTION… Site visits 2016
  19. 19. QUITE SOME TRACTION… 1.(not set) 2.Beijing 3.Shanghai 4.London 5.Paris 6.Warsaw 7.Vienna 8.Melbourne 9.Berlin 10.Chennai
  20. 20. WHERE DID YOU USE BIMSERVER?
  21. 21. CHARTING
  22. 22. BCF Forum (design / issue management)
  23. 23. MODELCHECK
  24. 24. MODELCHECK
  25. 25. FLOORPLAN GENERATOR
  26. 26. L.A. Metro Westside Subway Extension
  27. 27. L.A. Metro Westside Subway Extension
  28. 28. Information inheritance between Architectural data and Supplier data
  29. 29. Spin-off products
  30. 30. LEARNING FROM COLLABORATION LOGS
  31. 31. SUPPLIERS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=878Kb_zaAFY
  32. 32. LOD Checker
  33. 33. BIMSERVER.ORG Stable base to push innovation with tools, data and processes. Started in 2008 Fully based on IFC (IFC2x3 and IFC4) First ‘cloud’ system for BIM Affero GPL and open interface which makes it suitable for commercial use 100.000 downloads in 2016 Growing number of commercial support agreements (software vendors; government organisations; larger engineering firms; etc) Awards for best performance and most stable Broadly used and accepted in the industry
  34. 34. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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