BIM, Fun, Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – 2014.13

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The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Oct. 12th – Oct. 18th

If you use site photos and are looking for a good way to get them into Revit check out this post from What Revit Wants

Send Site Photos and more to Revit with Mobile app

Over at Revit Beyond BIM they posted a good blog on hidden line with for Concrete beams in Revit

Clean join and hidden lines for concrete beams

Has your company been thinking about making the move to the cloud for plan distribution, if you you need to read this post form the Construction App Guru first.

New Plan App Options

Another interesting post from What Revit Wants with help from Revit Beginners about the possibility of Revit Family Arrays with a count of only 1.

Array in a Revit family

Revit Beginners also has another good post (technically it was from last week, but I missed it) with some schedule tips.

Schedule Basics & Tips

The BIM 360 brand is expanding with the launch of BIM 360 Layout app for iOS, see 2 stories about this listed below from In the Fold and Beyond Design

New BIM 360 Layout iPad App

Construction Layout with BIM 360 has Arrived

This may already be out there, but it’s a good reminder post from Revit OpEd about the new default setting for importing files into Revit 2015 R2.

Revit 2015 R2 – Default Setting for Import Positioning

If you run a BIM 360 Glue project you and you Admin team can now have access to Navisworks Manage for free (with your paid subscription for BIM 360, and only for project or host admins on the project). Find out more about it in this What Revit Wants post (be sure to ready the fine print or in this case the bold underlined print)

Free Navisworks Manage with your Glue Subscription

For those of you still on the fence about going to AU (you should go!), then you should take a read of the reasons why over at the A360 Blog.

Autodesk University 2014 – Why you should be there

If you have been wanting to change your background colour in Revit, now with Revit 2015 R2 you can, check out more form Revit OpEd on this below.

Revit 2015 R2 – Background Color

Check out the Revit Jedi’s blog post about the upcoming CanBIM Certification from CanBIM

CanBIM Certification

I missed this post below from the Revit Geek a few weeks back, but Jeff over a the Revit Kid blogged about it this week, and I’m glad he did as it’s a great tip.

Spot Slope Revit (Revit Geek)

Revit Tip – Showing a Triangle on a spot slope (Revit Kid)

Are you looking for how to find the ROI of BIM? Well here is a good start with a blog post from bimblog

 Are you seeing a Return from your BIM Investment (Part 1)

Here is another good “list” post form What Revit Wants, which he found on the Revit Modeling India site.

Some Mobile app for Construction

I will end this weeks post with a little Star Wars humour. Get it, he will not…

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Have a Great Weekend

The BIMsider

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