BIM, Fun, Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – 2015.31


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Aug. 2nd  – Aug. 8th, 2015.

Lets start this weeks Roundup off with some big news from the world of BIM, CASE has been acquired by WeWork. Below are 3 different post on this, and who posted it.

Making the CASE for WeWork (Case Blog)

WeWork’s First Acquisition Is Building Information Modeling Firm Case (TechCrunch)

As WeWork Acquires CASE, the Future of Office Design May Start Today (arch daily)

WeWork Acquires Case Inc. (Architect magazine)

WeWork Moves to New HQ Along With Recently Acquired Consultancy (Commercial Observer)

WeWork acquires its first company (The Real Deal)

Here a post from The Revit Kid about a class he took at RTCNA about Site Designer give by Dan Rosenberg.

Revit Tutorial – Site Designer Plugin

Now we can move on to this tip for the ACAD folks out there in internet land, from CADproTips.

Quickly Edit Attributes in AutoCAD

This next post coming from the Proving Ground Blog is about Scrum, while I have heard of it I’ve never actually worked with it. pretty interesting concept though.

What Building Teams Can Learn from Scrum

Moving form Building to Construction we get a recap of AGC IT from the ConAppGuru Blog.

2015 AGC IT Conference Recap (Part 1)

2015 AGC IT Conference Recap (Part 2)

Here is a link to this weeks Designalyze Podcast with Francis Bitonti.

Episode 013 – Francis Bitonti

Here is another Podcast from BIMThoughts about RTCNA 2015, this time part 1 of their recap.

S2E8 RTC Recap Part 1

And here is a post from Boost Your BIM about the above Podcast.

#BIMThoughts talks #RTCNA, @BoostYourBIM, and more

Are you thinking about taking the plunge and getting into BIM, then check out this post from The BIM hub.

BIM Implementation and Execution Plans

All the news about everything RTC that you can handle from the RTC News Blog.

Abstracts & Past Stats

Uncover the Unexpected – PechaKucha-Style Presentations at RTC Europe 2015

Here are the latest updates on A360 for all you iOS users out there, from the A360 Blog.

New on A360 iOS: Improved markup experience and more!

Not to leave out the my Android peeps, here is what’s new for you from the A360 Blog.

New on A360 Android: Get notified when your files are ready

Autodesk came out with a new Real-Time Engine (think gaming engine) this week, learn more in this post from What Revit Wants.

Autodesk Stingray Real-Time Engine – Revit to Real-time Interactive Presentations…..

Here is another post on Stingray, this time from the BIM Jedi.

Project Stingray

And one more post on Stringray, this time from Between the Lines.

Autodesk Stingray Game and VR Engine and AEC Walkthroughs

Here are a couple more posts from What Revit Wants, be sure to check out the C4R one is you are using the latest release and Dyanmo 0.8.1

How to fix conflict between Collaboration for Revit and Dynamo 0.8.1

How to Hide Filled Regions by Type….using a View Filter in Revit

Spark to be part of Windows 10, 3D printing for all (okay not quite) learn more from TenLinks.

Autodesk Spark to be Integrated into Microsoft 10

Time for your Tuesday BIM Tip (even if it’s not Tuesday) from BIM Blog.

Technical Tip Tuesday: Horizontal Mullions on a Curved Curtain Wall

If you have a 3D printer than you need to read this post of useful things you can print from ALL3DP.

15 Useful Things to 3D print (Which are actually useful)

The August issue of AUGIWorld is now out, check it out here (AUGI)

August 2015

Here is a tip for Revit Tags and family types from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Revit Family Type Names Explained

If you are in Oslo or Copenhagen, then you need to read this post from Havard Vasshaug…… things are coming your way at the end of August.

Dynamo in Oslo and Copenhagen

Time for the weekly gathering of Constitution goodness from ConAppGuru.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction Aug. 7, 2015

Here is a good article on BIM, and how one sides does not fit all, check it out at Builtworlds.

BIM – Sorry , but One Size Fits No One!

So you thought it might be cool to have a 3D model of the entire city of Adelaide, check out What Revit Wants to make you dream come true.

Download 3D Model of Entire City of Adelaide

This next post is a first for this blog, it’s a post about Revit and the Loch Ness Monster, from who else but the RevitCat.

Creating Sinuous Curve Swept Blends in Revit Adaptive/Massing Environment

Here is a new blog to me, BIM & Revit World  (thanks to TASK BIM), check out these posts form them.

How to efficiently apply BIM Revit to create the models of Multi-Family Projects

Want to complete your Residential and Commercial Building Projects Quickly: BIM will Help You

More “Ammo” for those learning, or improving your Dynamo skills from All Things Revit, Dynamo and Python.

Ammo: Which sheets are my element on?

Some more tips and tricks for Revit (you can never have to many) from Beside the Cursor.

Revit: Rendering Tips & Tricks

Here is another Revit tip, this quick and dirty, from

Quick and Dirty Autoit – Delete project Parameters

Lets make Construction better with Photogrammetry? (Beyond Design)

Photogrammetry for Construction

Save the Date, the AEC Technology Sympsium and Hackathon is coming, find out more at the CORE studio Blog.

Save the date for the 2015 AEC Technology Symposium and Hackathon!

Ever think about building a log home in Revit, then check out this post from Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs. BIM World.

Don’t Overkick the Coverage | Embedded Wall Seeps (etc)

In case you missed it, Revizto has changes their licensing model, all software now free (just not all features) learn more on the Revizto Blog.

It’s Official! New Revizto Licensing Model has come to life!

It seems every week John over at sixtysecondrevit is coming up with some really cool stuff!

Get Current User in #DynamoBIM

Visualize Glazing Percentage in #DynamoBIM with Rhythm and Grapher

While I like to keep my SketchUp and Revit as far a part as possible, I do know that many people out there (ready designers) still love them some SketchUp. So with that in mind here are a couple of posts from the SketchUpdate Blog.

Let’s talk about price…… (read it’s going up)

How to live in a tiny house…with a ginormous dog.

If you are going doing a little code work, and you use BIM 360 Field this may be a handy post for you. (The 360 view)

Attach a File to an Equipment

So this post is a little different than normal, but I think it falls under techie stuff…..and who doesn’t watch Netflix these days. (It’s Alive in the Lab)

I want streaming Netflix to my DVR

I will end this weeks Roundup with another classic comic from Architexts…….if you have ever work in an Architects office you now this is funny because its true!

Forgotten Lunch and Learn



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