A collection of content libraries and supporting files that define and embody a BIM standard. A workspace includes BIM libraries such as wall types, standard steel shapes, furniture, HVAC fittings, and sprinkler heads. It also contains sheet libraries such as print/plot configurations, font and text style libraries, and sheet borders and title blocks.

The USACE has developed Workspaces specific to USACE BIM standards; these workspaces are dependent on specific versions of the BIM applications they serve. All USACE BIM Workspaces can be downloaded from the CAD/BIM Technology Center ( In some cases, there is a specific Workspace for a given CoS Facility Standard Design.

1 Ray, J., 2020. BIM Beyond Design Guidebook, BIM Beyond Design Guidebook. Transportation Research Board

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