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GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD Receives IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import Certification

BUDAPEST, September 27, 2013 – GRAPHISOFT announced today another important milestone in its support for Open BIM with ArchiCAD having successfully passed IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import certification.  This most recent announcement makes ArchiCAD the only architectural software developer to earn both IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import and Export certification.

IFC2x3CertificationLogo_ARCH-E-IThe Coordination View was the first Model View Definition developed by buildingSMART International and is currently the most widely implemented view of the IFC scheme. The main purpose of the Coordination View is to allow sharing of building information models among the disciplines of architecture, structural engineering, and building services (mechanical). It contains definitions of spatial structure, building, and building service elements that are needed for coordinating design information among these disciplines. The IFC2x3 Coordination View is the built-in and default standard supported by ArchiCAD.

To see the list of all participants who work on the IFC2x3 Coordination View V2.0 certification process and their current status, please click here.


GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIM Server™, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.


  • September 28, 2013

    Jeffrey W. Ouellette

    They may be the first, but they are NOT going to be the only. Don’t forget Vectorworks, Allplan, and Revit….

  • October 10, 2013

    Dr. Shawn Edward O'Keeffe, Ph.D.

    The only as you say. May be a while for others. Contact the MSG at IAI and find out.

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