BIM, Fun, Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – 2014.12

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The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Oct. 5th – Oct. 11th

This week we start off with a post about another acquisition on the BIM (or BIMish) world. Nemetschek (makers of ArchiCAD and Vectorworks) has bought bluebeam for $100 million!

Bluebeam joins Nemetschek

Jeff from the Revit Kid introduced me to a new blog this week Curtain Wall BIM in one of his posts, check it out (or better yet check them both out).

“New” Blog – Curtainwall BIM

Over at the A360 Blog they teach us about how yo can now search and view within your design on A360’s Larger Model viewer.

View and Search

This week Revit Beyond BIM give us a Turorial on Robot Structural Analysis, RC Plate Design anyone?

Robot Structural Analysis Tutorials: RC Plate Design

Seems never a week goes by that we don’t get at least one great post from What Revit Wants, (usually many great posts). This we we learn about a suite of free addin for Revit from CTC (CAD Technology Center)

Free Explorer Extension that lists Revit version and workshare information for RVT and RFA files

Luke (What Revit Wants) also helps us out with Hidden Lines this week

Don’t forget about the Discipline of the View in Revit, especially when it comes to Hidden Lines

In the Fold lets us know all about the brand new SkecthBook mobile app that just came out this week

Introducing the all-new SketchBook for Mobile

For those in the construction industry this next blog is a must follow, The Construction App Guru. This week he shows us where to find all that saftey information you can never find when you are looking for it on the web.

Safety Resource Blog

Has your company started using Digital Signing yet? We have in my office for the sales transactions and for some customers it’s great………while for others not so much, fear of the unknown mostly. AECbytes Blog takes a deeper look into digital signing and the AEC industry.

The Ins and Outs of Digital Signing in AEC

Over at Autodesk Revit Structure they put up a quick post with a link to a PDF that shows all the 2D details items in out of the box Revit, very handy!

 Revit 2015 2D Detail Components

Have you played with Formit yet? If not the people over at BIM 42 took it for a test drive and can fill you in with their latest post.

Autodesk Formit and Revit

If you dare try you hand in the 6th Annual Parametric Pumpkin Carving contest, learn more over at buildz 

6th Annual Parametric Pumpkin Carving

This week Fear and Loathing In a CAD vs BIM World put up a great post about Modeling for Construction and why Architects don’t want to do it.

Architects Modeling for Construction

Here is a quickly but a goodie from the Revit Geek

Scope Box Quirk

I will end this weeks post with what some might call some “Stair Porn”, check it out over at boredpanda

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22 Beautiful Stairs

Have a Great Weekend

The BIMsider

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