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Weekly Roundup – 2015.38


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff –  for the week of Sept. 20th – Sept. 26th, 2015.

I will start this week’s Roundup off with a post from the RevitCat about all the fun that was RTC Asia 2015 last week.

RTC Asia 2015 wrapup

It is a good week, I know because we get 2 posts from the RevitCat. This time it is part 6 of his series on Weird Revit Railing Stuff.

Weird Revit Railing Stuff – part 6 – SubCategory Overrides  (Part 5, 4, 3, 2, 1)

If you are looking for a CRM for you small construction team, check out this post from the ConAppGuru.

CRM Platforms for Small Construction Teams

Here is some love the the Revit Structure users out there in the internet land, from the Revit Structure Blog.

Revit Structure – Create Parts and Divide

Ever wonder when you should use a laser scanner on a project, so did the folks over at the Synergis Blog.


Here is a link to this weeks Podcast from the good folks over at Designalyze (Brian and Zack)

Episode 020 – Ashley Reed

We also have a new Podcast this week from the BIMThoughts crew – this one is on training.


All the news you wanted to know (and more) about the wonderful world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.

RTC Europe 2015 Competitions

All About the People – Mass Motion and Smart Move

Here are some of the great posts from What Revit Wants this week.

Want access to 27500 Revit Drafting Views and around 1000 Revit Families for $499 per year?

Revit Server 2016 direct free download link

Free BCF addin for Revit – BCFier v2.0.1 available

Solving a Local vs Central Revit Link Problem with View Templates

For some of you newer Revit users this is a helpful post about embedded walls in Revit, from BIMscape.

Revit Architecture: Embedding Walls

Now for those electrical folks that are using Revit, this post from the AUGI Library about SLD’s might be right up your alley.

The SLD Banquet

Here are a couple of helpful post for Revit and Autodesk users in general from the IMAGINiT Support Blog.

How to use the Microsoft Fixit Tool for Autodesk software

Revit – How to Create a Model Fill Pattern

Revit: Creating a New Material

Here is another multi blog post, this time from Parametric Monkey.

Create unplaced rooms

Fabricating Futures

Now lets get organized with some helpful hints from the BIM Jedi, he also helps us with some Revit Shortcuts.

Being Organised

Revit Shortcut Guide

Here is a nice article written by Michael from ArchSmarter that was published on Architect Magazine.

Seven Steps to BIM Better

Here are the weekly construction gathers from the ConAppGuru himself.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction Sep 25, 2105

So this next Revit tip, maybe be something many of you know, but those that don’t will find it really helpful (AutoCAD Tips).

Revit Reorganize Revit Tabs

Wondering what new in AEC technology over the last 6 months, well then check out this post from the AECbytes Blog.

AEC Technology Updates, Fall 2015

This post (with video) about combining Firefire, Arduino, and Dynamo is pretty cool!(All things Revit, Dynamo and Python)

Firefly, Arduino and Dynamo

Speaking of Dynamo, the folks over at the Dynamo Blog have been busy, check out these posts.

Multilingual Dynamo

More Dynamo Primer

Upcoming Computational Design and Dynamo Events in September

Dynamo @ ACADIA 2015

We get a couple of post this week from the FormIt 360 Blog team, one is last week FormIt Friday Video (episode 7) and the other is a tip about working with DWG’s and FormIt 360.

Tony Caputo on FormIt Friday episode 7

A method for importing DWG into FormIt 360

There is always time for a couple more Dynamo tips and tricks, these come to us from Simply Complex (Marcello’s Blog).


Get the Start and End Points of the BOTTOM of MEP Pipe System Families in Revit Using DynamoBIM

I’m going to end this weeks Roundup with great post from RVIT about what’s to come from Autodesk with the newest “Flavor” of Revit.

New Revit Flavor Released



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