- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 27 Mar 2017
Building entities for BIM
Uniclass is a voluntary classification system for the construction industry that can be used for structuring project information, such as building information models (BIM). It was created in 1997 by the Construction Project Information committee (CPIC).
The Uniclass classifications, state that:
“In ISO 12006-2, Entities include buildings and grounds, and other large-scale independent constructions such as bridges, roads, canals, tunnels, towers and dams.”
“Entities are discrete things like buildings, bridges, tunnels etc. They provide the areas where different activities occur.”
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