What’s new in Simplebim 9.0?

Simplebim 9 with Bimsheet™ and location modelling is here! These and other new functionalities take your open BIM workflow to a whole new level. Import any IFC model, edit, enrich, define locations and more. Finally export a new IFC model or exchange model data with Excel using our ground breaking… Read more »

What’s new in Simplebim 8.0?

The fresh new Simplebim 8 is here! The look and feel got a major overhaul making Simplebim more pleasing to the eye and easier to use. Our 3D window now supports multi color objects, grid lines, 2D annotations, edge visualization and has a measurement tool. We also added a left… Read more »

What’s new in Simplebim® 7.0?

With Simplebim® our goal has always been to make using BIM simple. In the past we have concentrated on efficiently creating relevant, reliable and normalized models. With Simplebim 7 we expand the horizon to also include the user interface. Our new concept is called Ultra Simplebim® and it combines the…

Simplebim® Scenarios

Simplebim® can be used by different actors in the BIM exchange. In the following I’m going to go through different scenarios and discuss their benefits and shortcomings. Simplebim® is used by the BIM User In this scenario the requirements for the BIM exchange are not defined very well and there…

Simple BIM Exchange Recipe

Following this fairly simple recipe we can make sure that the BIM exchange produces the expected value for all involved parties. Everybody understand, in advance, the requirements and have the motivation to carry out the exchange professionally. Please note, that in this case BIM stands for building information model and… Read more »

Optimizing single object IFC models

A ‘single object IFC model’ is an IFC model containing only one object. Product manufacturers increasingly publish their products in IFC format with the intention that designers use these objects as part of their designs. This post is about optimizing these single object IFC models, i.e. how to reach the… Read more »

ArchiCAD and Simplebim®

As an ArchiCAD user today you inevitably get in touch with IFC data exchange and must have the ability to deal with it. In the worst case IFC can be a complicated, unreliable and confusing waste of your time and energy. However, by complementing your IFC toolbox with Simplebim® you…