Uniclass 2015 is a unified classification for the construction industry published by NBS in Excel format. Uniclass 2015 has been structured to be in accordance with ISO 12006-2:2015 Building construction – Organization of information about construction works – Part 2: Framework for classification.
Uniclass 2015 is divided into a set of tables which can be used to categorize information for costing, briefing, CAD layering, etc. as well as when preparing specifications or other production documents. These tables are also suitable for buildings and other assets in use, and maintaining asset management and facilities management information.
|Table name||Description||Filename||Version, Date|
|Co - Complexes||The overall project such as a university campus or rail network.||Uniclass2015_Co.csv||v1.5, January 2018|
|En - Entities||Entities are discrete things like buildings, bridges, tunnels etc.||Uniclass2015_En.csv||v1.7, January 2018|
|Ac - Activities||This defines the activities to be carried out in the complex, entity or space.||Uniclass2015_Ac.csv||v1.5, January 2018|
|SL - Spaces/ locations||In buildings, spaces are provided for various activities to take place. Also classed as spaces are transport corridors that run between two locations.||Uniclass2015_SL.csv||v1.7, January 2018|
|EF - Elements/ functions||Elements are the main components of a structure like a bridge (foundations, piers, deck) or a building (floors, walls and roofs).||Uniclass2015_EF.csv||v1.2, Published 2016|
|Ss - Systems||Systems are the collection of components that go together to make an element or to carry out a function (such as the components of a roof).||Uniclass2015_Ss.csv||v1.9, January 2018|
|Pr - Products||The products are used to construct a system.||Uniclass2015_Pr.csv||v1.9, January 2018|
|TE - Tools and Equipment||Uniclass2015_TE.csv||v1.4, January 2018|
|Zz - CAD||Uniclass2015_Zz.csv||v1.0, July 2015|
|FI - Form of Information||Uniclass2015_FI.csv||Beta status – consultation ongoing|
|PM - Project Management||Uniclass2015_PM.csv||v1.0, September 2017|
|Table names||Uniclass 2015 table names, generated by Buildig.||Uniclass2015_Tables.csv||July 2017|
|Combined table||Uniclass 2015 combined table, generated by Buildig.||Uniclass2015.csv||October 2017|
Codes within the classification system consists of four or five pairs of characters.
To download Uniclass 2015 Excel files from NBS and convert to CSV format:
php -r "readfile('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/buildig/uniclass-2015/master/convert.sh');" > convert.sh chmod a+x convert.sh ./convert.sh
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