About Us – BIM Future 2018-03-13T08:37:22+00:00
We are coBuilder!
  • Privately owned software company providing IT solutions for the construction industry
  • International business, headquartered in Oslo, Norway
  • Market leader in the domestic market, providing the only centralised system for EHS documentation & product data management in Norway
  • Winner of multiple innovation awards in the newly entered UK market
  • Rapidly growing company employing 50+ R&D experts including architects, structural, MEP and HVAC engineers
  • Strategic contributor to major international standardisation bodies such as ISO, buildingSMART, CEN and CENELEC
  • Respected partner in industry associations and initiatives such as CPA Europe (LEXiCON), UK BIM Alliance, FIEC, UNIEP, PPBIM
  • Investing in research sponsorships and online courses for education of BIM experts
  • Developing solutions integrated with Autodesk Revit, Navisworks and ARCHICAD
  • Certified Microsoft Gold Partner

Digitising the Construction Industry

Meet the team

Lars Christian Fredenlund
Lars Christian FredenlundCEO, coBuilder AS
  • Lars is CEO of coBuilder AS and the company’s co-founder.
  • Technical leader of two EU projects; ChemXchange and ProductInfoX
  • Leading figure within the buildingSMART International Data Dictionary working group.
  • Lars currently advises Governments and National/European associations on data aggregation and exploitation.
Peter Foster Jnr.
Peter Foster Jnr.CEO, coBuilder UK
  • Pete is an active member in the UK BIM Community
  • Steering Group Member of BIM2M4 and group member in BIM4SME
  • Pete has a MSc in Building Information Modelling Management
Christer Grønvold
Christer GrønvoldCTO, coBuilder AS
  • Christer is CTO of coBuilder AS and co-founders of the company.
  • With 25 years of experience in IT Christer has led coBuilder’s technical evolution from the very beginning in 1997
  • Degree in Informatics in the University of Oslo
Henning Kongsgård
Henning KongsgårdIT Manager, coBuilder AS
  • Henning is the IT manager of coBuilder AS
  • Member of standardisation committees in buildingSMART Norway and International
  • Project manager within two EU projects: ChemXchange and ProductInfoX
Espen Schulze
Espen SchulzeR&D Manager, coBuilder AS
  • Espen is the Research & Development Manager of coBuilder.
  • Member of CEN TC 442 – WG4 – Support Data Dictionaries
  • Member of the Dictionaries Technical Support Group with buildingSMART International
Bistra Papazova
Bistra PapazovaCEO, coBuilder BG
  • Bistra has more than 10 years of experience in Management Consulting
  • Fluent in both traditional (waterfall), and agile (SCRUM, Kanban) project management methodologies.
  • Expert and lecturer in business processes and business analysis.
Frederic GRAND
Frederic GRANDCEO, coBuilder France
  • Member of Mediaconstruct and bSDD Steering Committee (buildingSMART Data Dictionary)
  • Member of the AFNOR PPBIM standardization committee and also French expert at CEN / TC 442 / WG4
  • Leading the WG TG1 working on the XP P07-150 standard to become an European standard
  • Leading the Mediaconstruct working group on the experimentation of the exchange formats between BIM software and catalogs / libraries