New query language BimQL

Recently Wiet Mazairac from Eindhoven University of Technology has presented his new developed ‘open Building Information Model Query Language’ BimQL. Wiet used the open source BIMserver core to test and develop his query language and expressed the wish to integrate the BimQL work into In a close collaboration the core team at TNO created a new plugin type for Query Languages. Wiet used that to create the first Query plugin for It will be in the next (beta) release available for testing. We like to urge that this is a first result of a new initiative. Interested participants are welcome to join this effort. More information can be found in the white paper, on the website (including examples), or the source code for the plugin on github.


We get a lot of questions about the BIMserver software. Most of them are really good questions. Most of the answers can be found on the website (or by simply using the software itself). Because the audience is growing and more and more people would like to have a factsheet about the BIMserver, we decided to create just that. introduces the BIMserver factsheet on

For now we only have a Dutch language (our native speech). English will follow soon. We like to invite you to help us translate to any language you prefer.