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esther Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Power BI and BIM formats

Hello All,

 

I´m trying to understand if there is any connection between Power BI and the IFC Standard?.

http://www.buildingsmart-tech.org/specifications/ifc-overview/ifc-overview-summary

 

Which means, can someone please let me know if power BI cain conect data from any of the following types of file?

 

- .ifc

- .ifcXML

- .ifcZIP

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esther Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Power BI and BIM (IFC Standard)

Hello,

 

I´m trying to understand if there is any connection between Power BI and the IFC Standard? 

http://www.buildingsmart-tech.org/specifications/ifc-overview/ifc-overview-summary

 

Which means, can someone please let me know if power BI cain conect data from any of the following types of file?

 

- .ifc

- .ifcXML

- .ifcZIP

Moderator v-yuezhe-msft
Moderator

Re: Power BI and BIM formats

@esther,

There is no built-in connector for IFC Standard in Power BI Desktop, please cntact IFC support if it has REST API or database behind it. it is possible to connect straight to the REST API or the database from Power BI Desktop.

 
Regards,
Lydia

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
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Demin New Member
New Member

Re: Power BI and BIM formats

Hello

There are some ways to parse the IFC and do some data analysis using third-party (also opensource) software. e.g. https://github.com/IfcOpenShell/ifcopenshell-jupyterhub

You can drop me an email for further info: post.ddemin@gmail.com

Sincerely

Demin

elsabeeh New Member
New Member

Re: Power BI and BIM formats

Hi,
I would like to reactivates the discussion on this topic, I also interested in having an integration between IFC and power bi custom visuals, of which allow to control the 3d behaves within a power bi dashboard. It would really appreciated.

Thanks alot
powerbiblogic Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Re: Power BI and BIM formats

Hello,

you can try our solution here

 

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Data-Stories-Gallery/PowerBi-and-Bim-model-data/m-p/696837

 

Maybe it can work for you.

I wrote you a private message too.

 

Regards