buildingSMART UAE Chapter
buildingSMART UAE chapter is hosted by the Dubai Municipality which aims to promote and support digital transformation in the building and construction sector in the UAE through the adoption and development of open standards. It also aims to participate actively in the various buildingSMART technical rooms, especially those related to buildings, regulations and automated code compliance checking, infrastructure, BIM-GIS integration, and digital twins.
The UAE chapter will focus on supporting the digital transformation of the construction sector in the country in cooperation with government agencies, private companies and specialised educational institutions. It will also promote effective participation in various working groups of BuildingSMART International, especially with regard to building permit procedures, automated verification of building regulations and digital twinning regulations. In addition, it will make key contributions to the development and application of global open source standards to enhance integration between BIM and GIS.