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Weekly Roundup – 2015.39


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff –  for the week of Sept. 27th – Oct. 3rd, 2015.

I will start this week’s Roundup off with a post from Revit Swat, about his RTC ASIA class.


How about a ACAD tip about the layer translator from CADpro Tips.

Don’t Let your AutoCAD Layers become Lost in Translation

Keeping with tips, here is on fro Revit from the Revit Kid to help with your efficiency.

Revit Tip – Using Formulas in Dimensions to work more efficiently 

landarchBIM is going Dynamo, learn more about what this means on the blog.

Now Launching Dynamo!

Driving Shared Parameters with Dynamo

Its always a good week when we get a post from Epic BIM.


Here is a good post from the BIM Freak about BIM and Project Managers.

Evolution of the Project Manager and BIM

This week we are on the 9th instalment of the ConAppGuru’s Construction workflow series.

BIM: The Ten Workflows of Construction #9

BIM: The Ten Workflows of Construction #9 (Part 2)

Once again this week we have a shinny new Podcast from the boys over at Designalyze.

Episode 021 – Scott Crawford

For all you RTC news be sure to check out the RTC News blog, check out this weeks posts below.

Revit Locally, BIM Globally

RTC Australasia 2016 or Bust!

On a sober note… the European Migration Crisis

On PechaKuchas & Competitions & PowerPoints

This next Revit Tip (and trick) post might be something you already know, but for those that don’t know about how to move tabs in Revit it worth the read (Applying Technology to Architecture).

Managing Menu Tabs in Revit

Looking to learn a little Python for your Revit or Dynamo then check out this post from What Revit Wants for a great suggestion.

Learn Python Scripting in Revit

You can now upload files direct to A360 viewer from Box (and Dropbox), learn more from In The Fold.

Autodesk + Box Now Equals Easy Access to Design Files

Here is some info for those out there thinking about using Point Layout. (Synergis)


Model lines what are they good for? Well a few things, find out more on this post from BIMscape.

Autodesk Revit: Model Lines explained

Here is some more Revit knowledge for you from BIMscape

Revit Architecture: The Room Bounding parameter

What to get your team all tooled up for susses, then check out this post from the BIM Jedi.

Give your team the tools to succeed

The October issue of AUGIWorld is out, get it here.

October 2015

So have you ever been in design options and wanted to………..learn more in this post form Ideate Solutions Blog.

Did You Know When Working in Revit Design Options You Can…

Autodesk Answers Day for Revit is next Wednesday Oct. 7th, get your Revit questions answered by the pros at Autodesk. Learn more in this post from In The Fold.

Autodesk Kicks Off “Customer First Week”

The weekly collection of Construction blogs from the ConAppGuru.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction Oct 2, 2015

This is a good post from Applying Technology to Architecture about why family creation need expertise, and is not an entry level job.

Revit Family Creation Expertise Needed

Learn about PointSense and how it can create BIM’s from Point Clouds (BIM & Revit World)

PointSense for Revit can create BIM models out of Point Clouds

Autodesk released a new product for Structural simulation this week called React Structures, learn more in these next 2 posts

Autodesk React Structures (Revit beyond BIM)

Autodesk Launches Tech Preview of Structural Analysis Platform Called React Structures (In The Fold)

A360 has a new interface that you can try out by accepting the preview option when you login, check out this post from the A360 Blog to learn more.

New A360: Where is my stuff?

Here is a good Dynamo Tip from sixtysecondrevit.

Select #Revit Model Elements by Curve with #DynamoBIM

Learn about Flux in the post from BIM 42.


Speaking of BIM 42, I missed this some how, but check out this Tweet from Aug. about his new Revit app in the Exchange App store

Time Stamper


if you are interested in BIM and FM, you should check out these blog posts from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Using BIM for Facilities Management in Healthcare: Bridging the Gap Between Design/Construction and Building Operations

BIM and Healthcare Facilities Management: Simplifying Compliance

BIM and Healthcare Facilities Management: Improving the Bottom Line

[Infographic] BIM and FM Gap Survey Results

Here is another post from the IMAGINiT BSD Blog, about Revit and Crown Moulding this time.

Add Crown Molding to Walls in Revit

I will close this weeks Roundup with a Techie post about how to configure your new laptop, from Laptop Mag.

How to Configure Your Laptop: Specs That Matter


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