IFC.js shows a demo of a BIM project in a browser

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A couple of weeks ago, we posted an article about the development of a useful library that could help any artist to display an entire project in the wen easily. With the IFC.js, you can read IFC files and turn them into a format that is browser friendly. The IFC format is the standard to save and keep BIM data, and it is fully open-source.

The main developer of the project, Antonio González Viegas, recently posted a new impressive sample of the project. Here is the demo with a more complex project:

The possibility of putting an entire BIM project in a browser can bring endless opportunities to collaborate in a design. You can share an idea or project under development and have people looking at the layout from anywhere with a computer and internet connection.

As a plus, it will work on any system! It will work on either Windows, Linux, or macOS.

If you want to try that yourself, here are two demos available on the project page:

Depending on your internet connection, you might have to wait a bit for them to load. Use the mouse buttons to navigate.

Architectural glass shader


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