Last time we looked at Section 1: General Requirements, this time we delve into the guidance relating to Section 2: Information Requirements.
This article is an abridged version of the guidance that accompanies the BIM object standard; NBS BIM Object Standard – Section 2: Information requirements (Requires NBS ID).
See also: About the NBS BIM Object Standard
BIM object properties should be either assigned as type or component. All common properties should be type. Type properties are applicable to multiple occurrences; a component property (sometimes called an instance) applies only to a single occurrence.
BIM objects should contain minimum information required to identify them as a construction product that can be used in the BIM environment as a…