IFC 4 - Official Release
Latest IFC specification developed in 1999-2013 by the Model Support Group (MSG)of buildingSMART International Ltd.
BIMobject mission is stated as to assist customers, product manufacturers in the AEC field, to be visible and get selected by creating high quality easy accessible objects for the BIM process. Thus it is likely become a rich source of objects for BIM implementations.
Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences
the bi-monthly Journal now amalgamates Institute's previous journals — the Journal of Building Enclosure Design (JBED), Journal of Building Information Modeling (JBIM), Journal of Advanced and High-Performance Materials (JMAT) and Journal of Hazard Mitigation and Risk Assessment (JHAZ)
The Industry Foundation Classes IFC specification is a neutral data format to describe, exchange and share information typically used within the building and facility management industry sector. IFC is the international standard for openBIM. This Wiki is helpul in understanding IFC better.
Leading the creation of tools and standards that allow projects to be built electronically before they are built physically using Building Information Modeling.
DesignIntelligence is the Design Futures Council’s bi-monthly report on the future, delivering original research, insightful commentary, and instructive best practices. Design leaders rely on DesignIntelligence to deliver insight about emerging trends and management practices, allowing them to make their organization a better managed, more financially successful enterprise.
Combining industry experience and academic knowledge to create a centre of excellence in Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Penn State BIM Wiki
BIM Wiki has been developed for students and faculty at Penn State to share lessons learned and information related to Building Information Modeling (BIM), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and the various display and digital fabrication systems available at Penn State.
Journal of Information Technology in Construction is rich with BIM related information.
This is a BIM blog by BSuccar from Australia. He presents critical discussions on theoritical and practical aspects of BIM
Tekla User Assistance Videos
A Good coverage of sturctural modelling, collaboration, RFI and Qanitification video tutorials.
CATO Procurement Help
Causeway Take Off & Bills is designed to produce tender documentation for a variety of procurement options - Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Work, Employer's Requirements for D & B projects.
This can done by using various libraries SMM7, CESMM3, POMI, Shorter Bills, etc.
Once the tender document has been produced within Causeway Take Off & Bills it can be issued in a variety of electronic formats (CITE, Excel)
The system is easy to use yet produces impressive results.
A neutral, international and unique non for profit organisation supporting open BIM through the life cycle. It was formaly known as International Alliance for Interoperability.
Artlantis is a fast stand-alone 3D rendering application developed especially for architects and designers.
BIM Articles at HOCHTIEF ViCon
HOCHTIEF ViCon is a German firm and is one of the leading service providers in the field of virtual construction and BIM. The site provides interesting information on BIM implementation in practice.
Causeway offers modularized software solutions for building procurement with increasing support for BIM workflow including Cost Management and Facilities Management.
Journal of Construction in Developing Countries
The Journal of Construction in Developing Countries (JCDC) is a scholarly peer-reviewed international publication, invaluable to those who are interested in the issues relevant to the built environment of developing countries. The bi-annual journal is published by Universiti Sains Malaysia Press in cooperation with the working Commission 107 (W107) of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction (CIB).
Stress Free Blog
A weblog by David Harrison on open source development and architectural collaboration. David is a PhD in architecture. Being a co-director of an IT company he specializes in Building Information Modelling and he post rich information on BIM to his blog.
The Sri Lanka Government Information Web; is a rich source of information of Sri Lanka.
Scottish Futures Trust - BIM Portal
A very good resource for BIM information. It complies all relevant information in a quite simple manner and provides links to other resources where appropriate.