The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of June 7th – June 13th, 2015.
I will start this weeks Roundup with the YouTube video of last weeks FormIt Friday (which was on Monday June 1st) from the FormIt 360 Blog.
Think it. Sketch it. Analyze it. FormIt! An Introduction to FormIt 360
If you are going to be at the RTC Europe 2015 this fall (registration is open now) you should check out this class from Lauren Schmidt the author of all things on landarchBIM Blog. Of course while you are there you can check out my 2 class 2 if you want, see more here.
If you are tasked with being the Revit “Support” person in your office, you should check out this post by Rvit……..very true about needing to know your people.
This is a good post I found on the TASKABM Blog about BIM and disruptive technologies.
Culture, technology/Social Media & BIM
This week in all the news that’s fit to be news about RTC from the RTC News Blog.
The Design Technology Summit Innovation Group Update
RTC Europe 2015 Registration is Open
Super Really Seriously Excited!
The BCS Welcomes BIMobjects as Platinum Sponsor!
RTC BCS: Content “Standards” versus Content “Strategies”
Do you have what it takes to be an architect in the 21st century? Find out in the article from ARCHITECT Magazine.
The 21st-Century Skill Set for Architects
Ever wonder how you can get Revit and Excel to play nice together? Well head over the ArchSmarter for 4 answers.
4 Easy Ways to Link Revit to Excel
This is an interesting way to use Dynamo, of course there is a new way ti us Dynamo every day so I really should be surpirsed……yet I am (Colin Doyle via LinkedIn)
More fun with Dynamo, but this time with the variant DynaWorks (BIM 42)
Looks like its that time of year again Lynn Allen’s Tips & Tricks for ACAD 2016 is out, get your copy here.
Lynn Allen’s Latest Tips & Tricks are here
if yo have been looking for an OBJ exporter for Revit then you should check out this post from the BIM Jedi.
This is an older post, but wanted to share this SketchUp News about their updated mobile viewer (SketchUpdate)
A big refresh for SketchUp Mobile Viewer
Here is another SketchUpDate post about SketchUp for interior designers.
SketchUp tips for interior designers
For all those Revizto fans out there, they have put out a new update version 3.4. (Revizto YouTube Channel)
Revizto 3.4 New Features Overview
Want to create your own seamless textures for rendering, then check out this post from the Revit Kid.
Create your own seamless textures for rendering and visualizations
And you thought all the “What’s New for 2016” post were done, well not just yet. Check out this webcast recording from Synergis Blog.
Webcast Recording: What’s New in Revit 2016?
More on the What’s New in Revit 2016, this time from Revit OpEd about the new Revit Rendering engine.
Revit 2016 – Rendering Engines
This post about Revit 2016 takes a look at some of the current extensions that are available for it (A Word on BIM).
Notable Extensions for Revit 2016 Released
Everyone needs a dirty little work around now and then in Revit, check out this one from Dimitri over at the BIM Blog.
Technical Tip Tuesday: Dirty Little Workaround Alert: Auto-Numbering Parking Tags
Another post to file under the Tips and tricks for Revit category, this time from the Hagerman & Company Blog.
3D Isometric Sectioning with Autodesk Revit
Here are a few good posts from IMAGINiT Support Blog, 2 about Revit and 1 about Vault.
Revit: Moving a File based Central File
Revit 2015: Getting All Users on the Same Build
How to Make PDF Files Searchable in Autodesk Vault
Luke over at What Revit Wants has been very busy with his posts this week! See all the Revit (and BIM) goodness below.
Free Form Element does not show Visibility Settings in Contextual Ribbon – Workaround
Better SketchUp to Revit Conversion via FormIt
Double-click to go directly to linked cell in Excel
Navisworks Manage 2016 Service Pack 2
Present, Discuss, Share and Collaborate using Your Models in Realtime, Globally and instantly
Are you going to RTC NA 2015, or do you want to learn more about the Revit API? If you answered yes then you should check out this post from Harry over at Boost Your BIM and shoot him some feed back.
What would you like to learn to do with the Revit API?
If you use A360 on your iOS device than this new feature is for you (A360 Blog).
A360 Mobile How-To: Hide 3D Parts
Here are 2 posts from the Cadline Blog with some useful Revit Tips and Tricks.
Revit 2014 & 2105 – Installing a Keynote File
Creating Standard Sheets Notes & Disclaimers – Revit 2015
Keeping with the tips and tricks theme here is a post from CADNotes
Working with Revit Project Units and Annotation Units
This post about railings in Revit teaches you its OK to think outside the box and use things for something other than their original purpose. (landarchBIM Blog).
The June issue of AUGI world is now our, get your copy.
If you are thinking of being a BIM Manager when you group up, or maybe he have just become a BIM Manager, either way check out this post from BIM Freak.
Its been a while since have had a Bluebeam post on Weekly Roundup, so lets change that with this post from Carol’s Construction Technology Blog.
How to Find Your Center with Bluebeam Revu
Here is post from Revit OpEd about some issues with the Placing Columns at Grid option in Revit.
Placing Columns – At Grids Option Does not Work
How about a slanted wall tool already! Since there isn’t one yet check out this work around on Phil-osophy in BIM.
Wall by Face – Part 2. Creating a slanted Wall Tool (Part 1)
Here are a couple of post from the FormIt 360 Blog about how to use the converter tool, and some new updates.
Its been a few weeks but we now have a part 7 to our on going series about the Barrel Vault Brace and Dynamo from Beside The Cursor.
Dynamo Barrel Vault Brace 07 (Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Thinks not to do when using Revit server from Daniel and Autodesk AEC software.
Revit server and Autodesk accounts
Have you tried to borrow a license in Revit 2016, the option have moved learn more at the IMAGINiT Support Blog.
Revit 2016: How to Borrow a Network License
Here is another interesting post from the IMAGINiT Support Blog.
Revit: Using View Templates to Automatically Assign View Organization
That age old question how many models will I need in my project this time……..(Revittize).
Here is a nice post from Andy Milburn on his first real experience with FormIt 360, find out how it went at Shades of Grey.
I almost for this post from the RevitCat, good thing he has nine lives and made it just in the nick of time for this weeks Roundup.
Hollow Section Sweep with Adaptive Profiles in Revit
I’m going to end this weeks Roundup with a post from Scott over at the Autodesk Labs (It’s Alive in the Lab) about his home network.
How My Home Network has Changes Over The Years
As a PS to the ending of this weeks Roundup I’m going to share these Tweets of mine form earlier this week, free stuff is great but signed free stuff is AWESOME!