Terms and Conditions

Tekla BIM Awards 2018

The competition is divided into seven groups according to the purpose of the project. You can submit one or more models for each of the following categories:

  • Commercial projects
  • Projects of public interest
  • Industrial projects
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Sport and recreation
  • Projects of a smaller scale
  • Student projects

You can submit your models by May 15, 2018.

The logged-in model must contain the following files:

  • Tekla Structures file (.db1).
  • Tekla BIMsight (.tbp) browser file with few saved views of important parts of the model.
  • Model screenshots (at least 3 JPG, full model, and a few details).
  • Examples of project drawings (2 to 3 PDFs).
  • Project information (description, name, location, and other data).
  • Fill in the project information into the form (part of the Project Description form in English or local language) and send it together with the other files.
  • Choose the right model category.

If you have made changes to the following files in your project, please also: (profdb.bin), database of materials (matdb.bin), database of screws, (screwdb.db), database of screw groups (assadb.db), reinforcement database (rebar_database.inp), parametric profiles (profitab.inp)

Trimble Solutions / Construsoft have the right to exclude the model - project if some of the requested materials are missing.

How to generate a Tekla BIMsight model?

  • Open the model in Tekla Structures;
  • Choose "File";
  • Click "Publish to Tekla BIMsight ...";
  • Check "Screws" and "Reinforcement";
  • Click the "Publish All" button;
  • A folder called "Tekla BIMsight Models" containing the .tbp file will be created in the model folder.

More models

Present the results of your work and sign multiple models for the competition. This will increase your chance of success in the competition. Note: By submitting the model to the competition, you grant the right to Construsoft and Trimble Solutions to use the model and the enclosed materials for advertising purposes.


The vote will be possible from 17 May to 6 June. The winner will be announced on June 13. Vote on these pages, you will be notified of the start of voting. Only one vote per person per every model in any category is allowed.


The winner will receive honorable recognition on our website and will be included in the worldwide round of the Tekla Global BIM Awards organized by Trimble Solutions. Visible worldwide with the possibility to win over competitors from other countries. Participating in Tekla BIM Awards will give your company considerable publicity in professional circles, especially when you win!

Rights and licenses

By submitting models, images and all content to Tekla BIM Awards 2018, you represent and warrant that:

  • you are entitled to do so and grant licenses to such Content as set forth below;
  • submission of such Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party;
  • your disclosure of Content does not violate any obligations of confidentiality that you may have towards any third party.

You grant Trimble and Construsoft a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free and transferable license to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, modify, publicly perform and publicly display your Content for the purpose of marketing and sales demonstration of Trimble and/or Tekla products, and for the purpose of further development of the Trimble and Construsoft and/or Tekla products and related services.