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Free Building Information Model viewer – Multi-Scale BIM

Aimed at all construction project and development project stakeholders at the building, city and territory level, eveBIM is CSTB's reference tool for visualizing and understanding BIM digital models (Building Information Model) in IFC, CityGML, Shapefile, etc.

eveBIM-Viewer aims to provide a reference view to other computer applications used by the construction sector’s professionals, in order to build better, together and at less cost!

You will be able to visualize the BIM data from the different actors of a project, whatever the disciplines. With eveBIM, interoperability between actors is concrete!

ADVANTAGES

  • eveBIM-Viewer the first openBIM and multi-scale free platform
  • Integration, in the same environment, of different datasets (BIM IFC, TOPO IGN, CityGML, 3D Photogrammetry, etc.)
  • Quality visualisation and rendering, textured BIM, measurements, viewpoints, selection baskets, etc.
  • Data extraction and quantitative tools
  • Collaborative tools - BCF2 format
  • Many upcoming extensions will be available

VERSION V2.2 NEWS

  • A plugin allowing the connexion to the PTNB collaborative platform
  • An XML export of the IFC model
  • Partial extraction functionality of the IFC model
  • A plugin to import Shapefile buildings as an osgEarth layer
  • A plugin to import Shapefile buildings as IFC buildings
  • A properties export plugin working ob IFC, osgEarth or cityGML models

Interoperability, a major advantage for construction sector professionals

The “flow” of technical information in a project is characterised by series of data re-entries by the various actors in a construction project.

As a result --> Software and data are heterogeneous, incompatible and non-interoperable.

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) is shared between all the actors and is present from the design phase to building exploitation phase. Using IFC and CityGML standard files, all the construction applications can communicate between themselves.

eveBIM-Viewer allows to visualize and navigate through all the objects of the building, district or city and the territorial via a 3D representation with all their properties. It makes it possible to clearly identify the composition of a building or a city and to virtually decompose it.


eveBIM-Viewer offers several tools for exploring BIM models:

  • High quality 3D visualisation
  • Organisation and hierarchy of BIM data
  • Detailed properties of selected BIM objects
  • Cross sectional views with “clipping”
  • Possibility of loading several superimposed IFC files.
  • Image capture tool
  • Natural lighting
  • Measuring tool
  • Collaboration through BCF2
  • Extraction of BIM properties – Excel files

A modular tool that can be coupled with several CSTB software programs and others on the market

eveBIM-Viewer is constructed using a modular plugins architecture that allows it to receive numerous extensions such as gateways to TRNSYS, ELODIE.

With help from experts, by coupling eveBIM-Viewer to CSTB simulation software, you can enjoy a virtual reality experience with the possibility of realistic representation of building phenomenons (lighting, sound renditions, etc.)or to understand these phenomenons through representative metaphors, based for example on colour codes.


Gains in time, gains in productivity, gains in quality

Intended for all construction professionals, the eveBIM-Viewer digital representation permits:

  • Rational and concerted management of the various trades during design and construction
  • A better use of the buildings after construction
  • A working basis that is always the “latest version” (all modifications are reflected across the entire project)
  • A reduction in time and production costs overall
  • The elimination of fastidious data re-entry due to the use of disparate software
  • An aid in meeting the present day requirement of sustainable development
Minimum configuration required:
  • Processor : Intel/AMD 1Ghz
  • Memory : 2 Gb
  • SVGA screen - Resolution 1024 x 768
Operating systems supported :
  • Windows 7/8/10 (32 and 64 bit)
  • MacOSX 10.7+ 64 bits
This software is available in English and French.



eveBIM-Viewer is available for free.

To download, click on one of these links :
Free Download EveBIM-Viewer V2.2 (Bêta)
Free Download EveBIM-Viewer V1

Minimum configuration required:
  • Processor : Intel/AMD 1Ghz
  • Memory : 2 Gb
  • SVGA screen - Resolution 1024 x 768
Operating systems supported :
  • Windows 7/8/10 (32 and 64 bit)
  • MacOSX 10.7+ 64 bits
This software is available in English and French.