BIM, Fun, Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – 2015.07


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Feb. 15th – 21st, 2015.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off a little different with a YouTube Video of all the new features of the latest release of FormIt for Android. This was posted on the Autodesk Building Solutions Channel.

Here is a good little post from Steve over at Revit OpEd and Keynote Data. Steve always has great posts, almost one a days so be sure to check his blog out.

Revising Keynote Data

A new magazine just for Revit? It’s true and Jeff over at the Revit Kid has all the details.

Revitworld Magazine – First Edition

Dynamo strikes again with renumber for Revit, learn more at What Revit Wants.

Automatically Renumber Mark Parameter of Multiple Categories at once with Dynamo

Here is another good post from What Revit Wants, this time about the latest update (3.0) for BIM 360 Glue on iPad.

New Version of BIM 360 Glue iPad app V3.0 has better Grid support

Seems 3d and VR are becoming more linked to each other and to Autodesk, check out this neat post from Phil-osophy in BIM.

VR Yourself with Autodesk Cloud Rendering

Scott over at the BIM Jedi give us his take on what C4R (Collaboration for Revit) is all about.

Collaboration for Revit Explained (in Brief)

More Revit from a Landscape point of view for the good people over at landscape architecture + BIM.

Simple, Scalable Rock

If you are a fan, or subscribed to the A360 Blog (old), here is a heads up they have moved. You can find out more over at the new A360 Blog (New)

 We’re moving our Blog (Old Blog)

Welcome to our new Blog (New Blog)

Here is another post about C4R from the Jarod Schultz Blog.

A360 Collaboration for Revit

Here is a good article from AUGI about buying vs building Revit Content, as well as LOD 200 content vs LOD 400 (buy or make).

Revit Content: Build or Buy?

Its been a while since anyone has talked about the Starting View in Revit. So Steve over at Revit OpEd put together this nice little piece to remind us all about the Starting View, and some things you might not be doing with it.

Starting View

Learn about the Content Generator for Revit in this post from Revit Beyond BIM.

Generate structural families in Revit using Content Generator 

You may find when you work with out of the box Revit lighting content that its not all you may need or want. This post form landscape architecture + BIM might help you out.

Manufacturers and Recreating Lighting

Now its the Book Review part of this blog post. This review comes from the Revit Kid, and is about a new book from Paul Aubin about Navisworks.

BIM Collaboration with Autodesk Navisworks – Review

Here is a post from AECBytes about AEC Technologies Updates.

AEC Technology Updates: Design Anlysis Applications

Some more simple and easy to understand Dynamo Tips and Tricks from Simply Complex.

ImportInstance.ByGeometries DynamoBIM Node explained

How to Model Solid in Revit and conserve area when changing dimensions


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