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    ALLPLAN Publishes Project Template for BIM-based Platform Design with Allplan 2021

    MUNICH, Germany, May 14, 2021 – As part of the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure initiative for more attractive railway stations, ALLPLAN has published an updated project template for the application of the BIM methodology in Deutsche Bahn projects. It is now also available to users of Allplan 2021, who can thus carry out their design projects in accordance with the group’s BIM specifications and achieve a high level of data quality.


    templateALLPLAN’s new project template for BIM-based platform design includes numerous objects that support the workflow of design, model creation, evaluation, documentation and data transfer.


    “Construction projects for major clients such as Deutsche Bahn demand strict adherence to specifications from the commissioned planners. Digital project templates make it possible to meet these specifications and gain more time for the actual task of construction. Thanks to the latest project template, our customers are able to improve their design quality and fulfil the specifications of Deutsche Bahn in the best possible way,” says Robert Bäck, Head of Consulting at ALLPLAN.

    The advantages are also confirmed by the users: “We have been designing platforms with Allplan for many years. We are really excited about the new project template, as it makes data exchange easier and helps us to deliver the models in compliance with the BIM specifications of Deutsche Bahn,” says Melissa Köhler, technical employee at FUCHS Engineering Office for Traffic Construction in Chemnitz, Germany.

    Project template contains intelligent objects

    About a year ago, ALLPLAN, the Munich-based provider of BIM solutions, together with DB Station & Service AG, had already transferred the content required for the platform design of small and medium-sized transport stations into a comprehensive project template. It complies with the specifications and requirements of Deutsche Bahn with regard to the data and models to be supplied during the design process. The template contains components and equipment in the form of intelligent objects that have all the necessary parameters and information:

    1. Catalogue of components in the form of assistants and library objects
    2. Adapted level of detail and floor plan representation
    3. References to relevant rule drawings
    4. Attribute favorites for the individual objects and installation types
    5. Evaluation with customized lists, reports and labeling images
    6. Compilation and derivation of planning documents
    7. IFC exchange profile for correct attribute assignment and transfer during export

    Guide and webinar on the template project

    The project template is continuously expanded and updated. In addition, a guide is available that explains the functionality as well as parameters and properties of the individual objects. In a recorded webinar, BIM expert Anke Niedermaier explains how the installation works, describes the basic concept, the workflow, how the individual components work and the different forms of evaluation, derivation and data transfer.

    About ALLPLAN

    ALLPLAN is a global developer of open solutions for Building Information Modeling (BIM). For more than 50 years ALLPLAN has pioneered the digitalization of the construction industry. Always focused on the clients we provide innovative tools to design, construct and manage projects – inspiring users to realize their visions. ALLPLAN solutions are being used by over 240,000 architects, engineers, contractors and facilities managers in 20 languages. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, ALLPLAN is part of the Nemetschek Group. Around the world, over 400 dedicated employees continue to write the ALLPLAN success story. For more information, visit

    About Nemetschek Group

    The Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for the digital transformation in the AEC industry. With its software solutions, it covers the complete life cycle of building and infrastructure projects and guides its customers into the future of digitalization. As one of the world’s leading corporate groups in this field, the Nemetschek Group increases quality in the construction process and improves the digital workflow of all those involved in the construction process. This revolves around the use of open standards (Open BIM). The innovative solutions of the 16 brands in the four customer-oriented divisions are used by approximately six million users worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the Nemetschek Group today employs more than 3,000 experts.

    Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the MDAX and TecDAX, the company achieved revenue in the amount of EUR 556.9 million and an EBITDA of EUR 165.7 million in 2019. For more information, visit

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