OpenBuildings Designer


OpenBuildings Designer is a Building Information Modelling (BIM) software application developed and marketed by Bentley. The software provides capabilities that support the construction of building design. OpenBuildings Designer used to be called AECOsim. AECOsim was the v8i version of the software whereas OpenBuildings Designer is the Connect edition. The connect edition was introduced by Bentley to replace the existing v8i versions. The basic commands remained the same as the V8i version however the software interface was recreated to suit better needs and workflows. The interface was upgraded to be Ribbon style just like Autodesk Revit, allowing users to get familiar easier with the interface and environment. 


OpenBuildings Designer is a multi discipline building design application software that allows users to design, analyze, document and visualize buildings on a virtual platform. Our BIM modellers are equipped with the skills in using this software to model building elements from various building disciplines such as Architecture, Structure and M&E disciplines. They are able to design buildings, facilities, structures and MEP systems based on Architects, engineers, consultants instructions through this software.The software allows our BIM modellers to collaborate across multi-discipline teams which in turn enable our BIM coordinators to run clash detection between disciplines.


The software being a single installed product leads to a streamlined sharing of information as all modellers from different disciplines are able to work on a single platform. As the software allows the creation of a multi-discipline BIM model and with the built in clash detection function, this results in improved design coordination between disciplines and services.With better design coordination, BIM models are better coordinated with minimum errors. Hence, the production of drawings that will be more accurate. In addition to this, clients are also able to minimize the risk of errors due to its early detection during the coordination process in a virtual model and not in real life.

In AcePLP, we offer quality OpenBuildings Designer BIM modelling services in multiple disciplines such as structural, architectural and MEP. Our skilled team of BIM modellers are able to develop a 3D BIM model based on floor plans, sections and detail drawings provided by the clients. They are also able to develop the BIM model based on designs provided by the Architect, engineers etc.

Check out our services if you’re looking to outsource BIM modelling services in OpenBuildings Designer. We cater to main contractors, consultants, architects, engineers, and many more. We will be glad to assist you.


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