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Weekly Roundup – 2015.44


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff –  for the week of Nov. 1st – Nov. 7th, 2015.

I will start this week’s Roundup off with a post by the ConAppGuru about a topic we all know and love (or love to hate).

BIM Execution Plan (BxP)

Here are a couple of posts from the Parametric Monkey.

This is Architecture

SEPP65 solar analysis pt2

Here is a post about some training tutorials for Revit, learn more over at BIM & Revit World.

How to apply Revit Software for generating exploded views of any 3d model

Now for a question form the RevitCat?

Revit filter operators – Why Not Or?

Do you have a plan for BIM Adoption? If not check out this quick guide from the BIMage Blog.

Step By Step Quick Guide to BIM Adoption in an Organization

Here is a quick tip from Boost Your BIM.

Quick Tip: Module name should not be a Class name

Now for something a little different, lets take a look at Advanced Steel 2016 (Autodesk Revit Structure).

Introducing Autodesk Advance Steel 2016

Now lest talk about being a BIM Manager, here is the 2nd in a series on the subject from The BIM Jedi.

Being an Outstanding BIM Manager – 2 (Part 1)

Here are some more thoughts on Revit 2016 R2, this time from BIM & Revit World.

Revit 2016 R2 is available to improve the scalability, performance & speed of Revit

Yet some more love for Revit 2016 R2, check it out over at the Synergis Blog.


Have you worked with Revit over a WAN? Well check out this article in AECMAGAZINE about doing it with Panzura.

Collaboration with Revit over WAN

Running Revit in the Cloud (a related post also from AECMAGAZINE)

If you use Lumion, than you might be happy to know that 6.0 is now out, learn more over at the BIM Blog.

Lumion 6.0 Now Available

Lets take a look at all the great info that came out of What Revit Wants this week.

How Can I Get Started With Dynamo?

Fixing DWG Section Visibility and Setting DWG to a Phase in Revit

Bulk Copy Views to New Associated Level in Revit

View Status Snapshot for Federated Models

Free Revit Model Checker and COBie addins

Now for a Bluebeam tip from the Hagen Business Systems Blog.

Bluebeam Tips: Definition of Terms in Specifications and Contracts

This next post comes to us from the BIM Button, and I will be honest I had to google “Marmite“……but then the post made sense…..”Love it or Hate it”



Lets move on to Landscape Architecture and BIM, with a new post from the landarchBIM blog on what she learned at RTCEUR.

Placing and Modifying Topo Points

Here is another great article form the AUGI Library, this time an interview by Jay Zallan with Daniel McFarland about a Revit model in the construction phase.

An Interview with Daniel McFarland.

Here is a post about RTC, Budapest and the Revit API……..seems like they all go together right. learn more over at The Building Coder.

RTC, Budapest and the Revit API Panel

For those of you in the Revit MEP camp, this post on the IMAGNiT Building Solutions Blog is just for you (and owners too).

What Revit 2016 Means for MEP Designers, Engineers, and Owners

Here is a post from the Proving Ground Blog, about something new for your workflow.

New Learning Content for Your Workflow

This week we also got a new Podcast from the crew at Designalyze.

Episode 024 – Steve Sanderson

Another great post form the RevitCat, this time he talks about his time at RTCEUR last week.

RTC Europe 2015 – Revit goes to Budapest

Here is a post from RVIT about a new website for some Revit Tools.

New Revit Tools Website Launched

In today’s business age everyone needs internet, so the more you know about your internet speed the better. Check out this post from Hagerman & Company Blog.


AUGI World Nov. 2015 issue is now out, check it out at

AUGI World Nov. 2015

Some info on Revit 2016 R2 from Revit OpEd.

Revit 2016 R2 – Detach from Central Filename

More goodies from Revit OpEd.

Preserving the Active Workset

Here is a couple of more posts this week form the ConAppGuru (one is his weekly gatherings).

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction Nov. 6, 2015

BIMForum LOD Specification 2015

Looking for a way to export elements by Parameter value, then head over to Daniel and Autodesk AEC Software.

Export Revit elements by parameter value

If you are thinking about going to Vegas for AU this year there is still time, learn mor ein this post from IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Vegas, Baby! Vegas! – AU 2015

What’s new with FormIt 360? Check it out in thi spost from the FormIt 360 Blog.

Visualize your design in FormIt 360

I will end this weeks Roundup with a classic comic from Architexts………it really is the Circle of Life!

Symbols Legend



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