The Golden Thread: New Builds

How Activeplan’s Golden Thread solution can help on New Build projects

The Golden Thread requires a Digital Record to be created and maintained for both new and existing buildings. The Activeplan platform has been delivering this for many years, and we have the experience to deal with the inevitable complexity it entails.


  • Provide explicit, auditable information requirements

  • Enable direct connection to the authoring applications

  • Propose preferred product for key assets

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  • Federate COBie from design models to create spatial model

  • Create objects for each proposed asset

  • Connect proposed assets to proposed products

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  • Replace the proposed products with what was installed

  • Supply chain adds final details/corrections

  • FMs add their special detail to connect with their other applications

  • Use 360° to identify and add asset data

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  • Validate the asset data throughout each work stage.

  • Report any missing information and assign responsibility

  • Compare 360° with COBie data to identify any data defects

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