Welcome to the National BIM Library
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Contains the latest generic and manufacturer objects - all free to download.
The fastest-growing BIM library in the UK, with an extensive collection of both generic and manufacturer BIM objects ranging from building fabric systems to mechanical and electrical objects. All our objects meet the requirements of the internationally-recognised NBS BIM Object Standard.
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NBS National BIM Library contains thousands of generic and manufacturer BIM objects from leading UK and global manufacturers.
BIM objects are construction product information presented in a 3D format. They can be downloaded free of charge and are authored by NBS technical experts
Our BIM objects are created to comply with the NBS BIM Object Standard, a global standard providing high quality BIM objects by providing a common data set to drive collaboration and consistency.
NBS National BIM Library also has an extensive range of mechanical and electrical generic objects.
There is a free plug-in which links directly to NBS Create specification software which has been built for BIM.
Selecting BIM objects is fast and simple and they can be dragged and dropped directly into your model.
No other BIM library can match the content on NBS National BIM Library.
My Library is a free tool to help you sort and filter your favourite BIM objects.
You must be logged into NBS National BIM Library to use My Library.
The NBS BIM Object Standard defines requirements for the information, geometry, behaviour and presentation of BIM objects and gives a reassurance of quality and consistency that facilitates greater collaboration across the construction industry. This enables quick, confident and informed decision-making.
Register with NBS National BIM Library to access the online version and benefit from free and extensive NBS guidance.
All BIM objects on NBS National BIM Library meet the requirements of the NBS BIM Object Standard and have been awarded an individual certificate of compliance, which you can find on the object details page.