Explore the example project

Explore the example project

Give BIMcollab a try and access the example project to see how you can add or edit issues, regardless of the used platform. All you need to do is follow these steps:

Using the web application


  1. In your web browser, navigate to join.bimcollab.com
  2. Log in using your credentials
  3. On the 'My Projects' page, click on the BIMcollab Example project
  4. Click on the Issues page
You can now click on any issue to see its details.

Using BIMcollab ZOOM


  1. Download and install BIMcollab ZOOM from here
  2. Open the ‘BIMcollab Example Project’ .bcp file, which can be found here:
    Windows: C:/Users/Public/Documents/BIMcollab ZOOM/Sample
    Mac: Applications/BIMcollab ZOOM/Sample
  3. Click on the ‘Connect’ button  (1)
  4. Fill in the following information (2):
    1. BIMcollab: join.bimcollab.com
    2. Your email address
    3. Your password
  5. Choose 'Connect' (3)
  6. Select the ‘BIMcollab Example project' (4)
  7. Click OK (5)

Go to the Issues panel. Click on any issue to see its details or double click on it to zoom to the issue in the 3D Model.


BIMcollab ZOOM will initially default to the folder containing the sample project. If not, you can find the sample project here:
  1. Windows: C:/Users/Public/Documents/BIMcollab ZOOM/Sample
  2. Mac: Applications/BIMcollab ZOOM/Sample

Using Navisworks

  1. Download the example IFC files here. You can also immediately download an example Navisworks model
  2. Download the BCF Manager for Navisworks here and install
  3. Start Navisworks and append all of the IFC files to a new Navisworks model, or open the example NWD file
  4. In the menu go to BIMcollab > BCF Manager
  5. In the BCF Manager click on the ‘Connect’ button 
  6. Fill in the following information:
    1. BIMcollab: join.bimcollab.com
    2. Your email address
    3. Your password
  7. Click 'Connect'
  8. Select the ‘BIMcollab Example project'
Click on any issue in the BCF Manager to see its details or double click on it to zoom to the issue in the 3D Model.

Using Solibri

  1. Download the example IFC files here. You can also download an example Solibri models
  2. Add all of the IFC files to a new Solibri model, or open the SMC files
  3. Consult the article Connect from Solibri and follow the steps to establish a connection to BIMcollab
  4. When adding a server, enter https://join.bimcollab.com/, and select the ‘BIMcollab Example project’ as your project 
You can now click on any issue in the BCF Connector to see its details as well as the view in 3D.

Using Revit

  1. Download the example Revit model here
  2. Download the BCF Manager for Revit here and install
  3. Start Revit and open the example RVT file
  4. In the menu go to BIMcollab > BCF Manager
  5. In the BCF Manager click on the ‘Connect’ button 
  6. Fill in the following information:
    1. BIMcollab: join.bimcollab.com
    2. Your email address
    3. Your password
  7. Click 'Connect'
  8. Select the ‘BIMcollab Example project”
You can now click on any issue in the BCF Manager to see its details or double click on it to zoom to the issue in the 3D Model.

Using Archicad

  1. Download the example Archicad model here
  2. Download the BCF Manager for Archicad here and install
  3. Start Archicad and open the example PLA file
  4. In the menu go to BIMcollab > BCF Manager
  5. In the BCF Manager click on the ‘Connect’ button 
  6. Fill in the following information:
    1. BIMcollab: join.bimcollab.com
    2. Your email address
    3. Your password
  7. Click 'Connect'
  8. Select the ‘BIMcollab Example project”
You can now click on any issue in the BCF Manager to see its details or double click on it to zoom to the issue in the 3D Model.

Sign up for a free BIMcollab account.
The example project is accessible from every account on the free join.bimcollab.com space. If you do not have a free account yet, you can create one here.

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