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File Naming Convention Diagram

Understanding Construction File Naming Codes on DKAD Drawings

This page contains tables to explain the codes on our drawings. Our drawings use a recognised standard for file naming, based on the British Standards for construction information, which have been largely adopted by the RIAI in Ireland. Follow this link to BIM Toolbox for the most up to date version of the conventions.  Our drawing title blocks, and file share locations use systems of codes to quickly identify files based on these 10 parameters: Project Number- there should be a standard number for the project used by all companies.  Originator– the person or company who created the file. Our originator code is “DKAD” System or Volume– the building number (for...