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Weekly Roundup – 2015.34


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff –  for the week of Aug. 23rd  – Aug. 29th, 2015.

I will start this week’s Roundup off with a MUST read post form Practical BIM.

Everyday BIM

This week there is a new Podcast from Designalyze and this week’s guest is Stephanie Lin.

Episode 016 – Stephanie Lin

There is also a new podcast this week from the folks over at BIMThoughts and this week’s episode is an interview with Randy Deutsch.

S2E12 Randy Deutsch

Here is a post about Arcs……Concentric Arcs from Revit OpEd.

Dimension between Concentric Arcs

Keeping with Revit OpEd, Steve had some more helpful posts this week.

Reference Plane Wishes

Windows 10 and Revit 2013 UI Glitch

Filter Dialog and the More Parameters Button

Options Bar – Common Overlooked Options

Save Icon Diskette

Another week and another bunch of great posts from Luke over at What Revit Wants.

How to Force Instant Windows 10 Upgrade onto any PC in 4 Easy Steps

Something big is coming… Construction Document Management Solution from Autodesk?

Get the Host Pipes of Pipe Insulation on a Given Workset in Revit

Set Worksharing Display Mode for All Views in Revit

Have you heard about project Expo? If not, then check out this post from the Revit Kid.

Autodesk Project Expo – Realtime Rendering for Revit

All that you need to know in the world of RTC from this past week from RTC News Blog.

Bring A Friend to RTC Asia! 3 for the Price of 2!

Take 2!

The Final Countdown!

A Special Someone

Bring A Friend to RTC Asia! 3 for the Price of 2!

RTC Asia and the Singapore Election

Here is the 5th installment of the AGC IT Conference Recap from the ConAppGuru.

AGC IT Conference Recap (Part 5) Future Trends

Looking to tweak your ACAD just a little bit? Then check this out from Synergis Blog.


You may have heard that Autodesk is making the move to a Desktop Subscription (rental) model with some of its products. This post from MicrosolResources Blog might help you figure it all out.


This next post tries to provide a new view on what a Project Manger should be in the BIM age (BIM ThinkSpace).

BIM for Project Managers, A UK Perspective

What’s new in the latest release ofr IrisVR? Check out this post from the BIM Jedi for all the goodies.

IrisVR Release v0.2.3; Revit direct to VR

This next post from The Industry is a new blog to me but who doesn’t love a repeating Revit Repeating Detail, Revit Repeating Detail……

Revit Repeating Details… Now, Say That 10 Times Fast!

Now for some deep thoughts about spaces and rooms from BIM 42.

Some Thoughts About Rooms and Spaces

If you use Civil 3D or Vault then this next post contains some utilities you might want to look into (especially if your reseller is IMAGINiT, because then they are free!) this post from TenLinks.

IMAGINiT Ships Civil 3D, Vault Client, Server 2016 Utilities

Checkout this post from BIMopedia to learn more about Solibri and its Model Checker (SMC).

Check Components View

The Parametric Monkey has been quiet for a few weeks but is back at it this week with a couple of really cool posts.

Elliptical stair

Dynamo void forms

Sydney Computational Design Group

The BIM Freak aka Laura Kay Smith has just launched her first eBook about BIM “Becoming a BIM Advocate“.  Head on over to her Blog BIM Freak and check it out!

eBook Launch

Peek into Becoming a BIM Advocate

Check out this post from Nate Miller from the Proving Ground about using Data in your Design. My favorite line is “Leverage BIM for what it is …not what it replaced.” Head over to the proving ground blog to read more.

Using Data in Your Design Process

Now for a little Navisworks love from Cadline BIM Blog.

Navisworks 2016: Move a Model

Here is another Revit blog with multiple posts this week – be sure to stop by and checkout Revittize to learn nested components and project naming conventions.

Dimension to Nested Components

Revit Project Naming Conventions

Dynamo awesomeness…….I think that’s enough said! Check it out at Revit beyond BIM.

Dynamo awesomeness in Scandinavia

Here are the weekly gatherings from the ConAppGuru.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction Aug 28, 2015

I will end this weeks Roundup with a post about what Clark Construction is doing with Kahua (Extranet Evolution)

Clark Construction deploys Kahua


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