IFC Next Step: Extended tool support for IFC implementations

Type of the project: Enterprise
Status 10/2002: Ongoing


Eurostepsys Oy:  http://www.eurostep.com/

Contact person:

Leo Torvikoski:  leo.torvikoski@eurostep.com 

Project summary:


The IFC Next Step -project targets for developing ifcXML support for Eurostep IFC Tools and development of an IFC model server product for comprehensive IFC-project model management in a shared construction project environment. By delivering enabling technologies for the realisation of AEC software interoperability the IFC Next Step -project supports progressing to the next logical step of IFC implementations and their penetration into practice. 

Project Objectives

The objectives of the project are:

With the above objectives the project aims to:

  1. Extend the functionality of existing Eurostep IFC Tool products, 
  2. Extend the Eurostep IFC Tool family with a new model server product; and more generally 
  3. Contribute to moving the implementation and usage of IFCs to the next logical step and exchange paradigm, i.e. using IFC model servers in shared construction project