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.
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.
Revit Beginners also has another good post (technically it was from last week, but I missed it) with some schedule 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
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
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.
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…
Have a Great Weekend