A UK data dictionary allows users in the construction industry to access the same information in an industry-agreed and structured format.
The purpose of a data dictionary is to enhance the “golden thread” in the construction industry by providing information from trusted standard-based data models. The new UK data dictionary is structured to support the implementation of ISO 19650, the international standard for managing information over the whole life cycle of a built asset using building information modelling. The dictionary holds content based on information sources like BSI (British Standards Institute), RIBA stages, Uniclass and more.
Benefits for the whole construction value chain
By getting access to the ready-to-use content in the data dictionary, various construction…