"There is an encouraging awakening from the political side to start using BIM"
Birgitta Shock, the chairperson of the buildingSMART Switzerland chapter explains the current challenges the country is facing with the BIM implementation
Birgitta Shock is the chairperson of the buildingSMART Switzerland chapter. We had the opportunity to speak with her on the Fourth Edition of the European BIM Summit where she participated as a guest speaker to explain how OpenBIM enables LEAN and DFMA.
The buildingSMART Switzerland chapter started its journey more than two years ago. It was mainly due the industry realized BIM was something worth to take a look at. They build an association from scratch called Bauen Digital Schweiz to join the industry, meaning companies, organizations, education, university, researchers and of course all the different parts when it comes to construction. The project offered them the opportunity to join buildingSMART International by creating the Switzerland Chapter. “buildingSMART stands for the standardization process and that’s what we stand...