To promote the culture of GDL as a world-wide standard for creating parametric 3D objects for use in 3D models and virtual buildings and enhance the end user experience by providing an environment to attain a more clear understanding of GDL capabilities and implementation.
To promote GDL world-wide
To promote the concept of the virtual building as the next step in AEC automation
To promote Manufacturer's interest in GDL
To promote the world wide distribution of objects
To promote and hold an annual GDL Conference
Act in advisory capacity to Graphisoft on GDL and related technologies
To promote GDL to the Graphisoft user base.
To promote GDL to "non Graphisoft" users ( see free GDL editor below )
To be a collection spot for GDL and parametric object information dissemination
To provide an online venue for the members / public to ask questions and share information related to GDL
To define and promote professional Standards for Interoperability in creating GDL objects
Sharing ways to use GDL
Sharing snippets of GDL code to promote the education of the public
To provide a collective "wish list" to Graphisoft for further GDL development
To represent the Alliance at events such as ArchiCAD University and ArchiCAMP, Graphisoft World-wide Distributor?s Conference
Promotion of tools and techniques related to GDL and the Virtual Building approach
To keep be actively involved with Graphisoft to understand the strategic directions that have an effect on GDL
To increase the value of GDL objects by promoting standards, interopability, scalability and longevity as the Graphisoft and GDL evolve over time
In order to maintain a neutral standing and allow the participation of the worldwide GDL community, the GDL Alliance will not be affiliated with any individual or group. It will promote all members of the Alliance on equal terms, through tools such as links from the website.