IFC 4.3 for infrastructure has been approved as a final standard by ISO.
The IFC 4.3 programme extends the schema to horizontal assets – i.e. infrastructure that stretches across the landscape – such as roads and railways and all their associated features. The full scope includes road, railway, ports and waterways, bridges, and the common elements between all these.
Following a round of improvements and amendments from earlier phases of the ISO process, IFC 4.3 received 100% approval and will be formally published in the coming weeks.
Clive Billiald, chief executive of buildingSMART International, said: “Having formal approval from ISO that IFC 4.3 will become an internationally accredited standard is excellent news for our industry.
“I do not doubt that the quality of the standard has been improved through this process, and I commend the work of everyone involved over a number of years. Now we look forward to supporting the adoption and use of this new standard by the industry and software vendor community.”
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