BIM, Fun, Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – 2014.09


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Sept. 14th – Sept. 20th – and what a busy week it was, this is a jam packed Roundup!

I start this weeks roundup off with some “self praise” about the new (or re-branded) A360 app or cloud solution from the Autodesk 360 Blog (now called A360 Blog)

The New Girl

There is also a post about how to “get started” with the new A360 that would be helpful if you are new to the A360 world

Getting started with A360

For our Structural Revit users out there, this is a good post from Revit Beyond BIM about Revit and RSA with a Residential focus.

Practical BIM with Revit and RSA for Residential building with concrete beams

This week What Revit Wants has been busy turning out great post after great post, so below is you list of required “What Revit Wants” reading for this week.

3 hours of Dynamo lessons

Properties + addin for Navisworks (this is a great free addin or addon for Navisworks)

BIM level explained 


Use BIMsight (Tekla) to determine where IFC came from

Revit Survey Points and Coordinates Explained

Most powerful Subscription release yet – Revit 2015 R2

Over at BIM & Integrated Design they posted a good review of a new book on how to start an IPD project, if you are moving in that direction might be worth checking out.

IPD: The Missing Manual

Have you ever wondered how construction companies pick the apps they use? Well Rob over at Construction App Guru has, so much so he had an article published about it…..check it out with the link below.

An App for Construction

Scott over at The Revit Jedi shares his views on the new Android version of 123 Catch and how it’s not an apple fan boy anymore!

123D Catch this iPhone!

The Revit Kid watch us all to know about the new RTC Asia that will happen for the first time in 2015.


Leed has become a big thing in the AEC world these days (rightfully so) and now its just a little bit easier to track your Leed Credits with Revit thanks to Autodesk Labs. Find out more over at the Autodesk Labs blog

Updated Revit Credit Manager for Leed

Here is another article, this time form Constructech magazine about Trimble buying Gehry Technologies last week.

Another Acquisition for BIM

Here is another post from The Revit Jedi about Dynamo and his thoughts after learning a little more about it, and how it could be a practical tool for his office.

Do You Know Dynamo?

Have you ever wondered how to deal with a “Butt Glazing” with your curtain wall in Revit? Well wonder no more and check out the post below from The Revit Kid

Revit Tutorial – Create “Butt Glazing” in Curtain Wall / Storefront

Here is another little post on Revit 2015 R2, and the little feature that Revit OpEd help bring to be.

Revit 2015 R2 – Data Row

AECbytes has released their 2014 Fall AEC Tech update article, it worth a read to see if you missed any of the updates from over the past summer.

AEC Technology Updates, Fall 2014

Some non-BIM news, iOS 8 rolled out this week. While I’m furthest thing from an Apple “Fan Boy” I do own an iPad Air for work (because I can only demo BIM 360 Glue & BIM 360 Field on an iPad currently) so I thought this was a good summary of what’s new in iOS 8

iOS 8: 10 key features

I will end this weeks Roundup with a picture………but be warned it’s a real Spoiler!


Have a Great Weekend

The BIMsider

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