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Weekly Roundup – 2016.21


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of May 22nd, 2016 – May 28th, 2016.

Lets start this weeks Roundup off  with this over the top cool Dynamo post from John from sixtysecondrevit about being able to start a Dynamo graph (program) with a email! (Autodesk Knowledge network)


Here are all of the AEC/BIM Podcast for the week. This week I had the honor of begin a guest on one of them (thanks again Bill and Carla I had a great time on BIMThoughts).


E3 GRUMPY STEVE      (The Revit OpEd Podcast)

Episode 53 – RTC Australasia special with Nick and Marcello, pt 2  (Part 1)      (The Architech Show)

Episode 1.18 – Interview with Arman Gukasyan Founder & CEO of Revizto & Construction Tech News     (ConTechTrio)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio, get caught up with this recap from the ConAppGuru.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 1.17 (PlanGrid) RECAP

It’s always a treat when practical BIM posts a new article, and this weeks addition is no exception (it is a long read, but worth the time).

How Usable are BIM Standards?

What’s in a name, or really I should say title, check out this post from The BIM Jedi and find out if you are the CIO for your firm.

From CAD Manager to CIO

This next post is for the Revit and Civil 3D folks looking to work together, from CAD Panacea.

Revit Building Sites: 3D Collaboration with Civil 3D

There is a roof tool within Revit that often gets overlooked, in this post The Revit Kid gives us a rundown on it.

Revit Tutorial – Understanding Your Roof Eaves/Soffits

Looks like more issues with the new Autodesk Desktop Application………check it out over at Revit OpEd.

Autodesk Desktop Application – Again

Here is some more info about the Autodesk Desktop Application from the IMAGINiT Civil Solutions Blog.

Updates, Hotfixes and Service Packs Aplenty. . .

Learn about the new in-place stair feature in Revit 2017 and why you shouldn’t use it (RevitCat).

New in Revit 2017 – In-Place Stair Category

Here are a couple of helpful Revit tips from Paul Aubin that he posted on LinkedIn.

Don’t overlook those Revit options!

Get control of your Revit Sheets

Another interesting post from LinkedIn this week comes from Kelly Cone.

No olives, please…  (check out original pizza post here)

Lets check out what was new in the world of Revit Add-ons last week.
If you are looking for a quick and easy way to showcase your professional profile online, check out this post from The Revit Saver.

Now who doesn’t want a smart home…..IF This  is you Then That means you should check out the latest post from There’s no BIM like home.

Smart Home

This week saw the deadline to submit your AU 2016 class proposal, did you get yours in? I know I did and so did the BIM Freak, learn more about her’s in this post.

Time to move forward

If you missed RTCAUS, then head over to What Revit Wants to find out what Luke talked about, as well as his other post for the week.

RTCAUS 2016 Dynamo and Revizto Presentation and Handout Resource Downloads

Here is some more from What Revit Wants.

Revit 1.0

Lots of Free Downloadable Dynamo, Conceptual and Structural Resources

Here is a quick update post, and a new post from landarchBIM Blog.

Match Floor Points Update

Get Floor Boundaries with SpringNodes

Now for what new and news worthy from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.

Easy to Showcase Your Art and Win!

Happy New Year!

Go West Young Man!

We Are The Champions!

This week we got a new Autodesk product, Memento graduated to become a commercial product and is now called ReMake (Between the Lines).

Autodesk Memento Becomes Autodesk ReMake  (See Free vs Pro graph below)


Another introduction this week from Autodesk was that Suites are going away and on August 1st “Industry Collections” are coming. (CAD Blog News)

Introducing Autodesk Industry Collections

One more post about the new Industry Collections this time from the BIM Toolbox

Learn about the Industry Collections

This a well thought out use for Dynamo checking head heights on stairs, check it out over at Revit beyond BIM.

Clearance Height on Stairs – Watch your head!

You can download an interesting whitepaper from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog about BIM and Energy Efficiency.

Why BIM is Key to Energy Efficiency

If you work with electrical diagrams and Revit you should check out this post from Applying Technology to Architecture.

One-Line Diagrams in Revit

John from sixtysecondrevit has shared what he has submitted for Au this year, they look like classes I would take!

My #AU2016 Proposals Right Now

Learn about groups and curtain wall systems in this post from Revittize.

Revit Groups & Curtain wall systems

Are owners really starting to adopt BIM more? Check out this post in the AUGI Library.

Increasing Adoption of BIM by Owners

Looking for some new Construction apps for May, well look no further (ConAppGuru Blog).

Five Apps for Construction May 2016

Here is a quick recap of what levels are what in the “Levels of  BIM” from BIM & Revit World.

How BIM is evaluated with various BIM Levels

There was also a new post from sixtysecondrevit about a new custom node in Rhythm for Dynamo.

#DynamoBIM, What The Node?!?

Here is one last post (which is also an introduction) to the completed Periodic Table of BIM from NBS.

Introducing the Periodic Table of BIM

She’s baaaaccccck check out the latest post from the Mistress of the Dorkness.

Ch-ch-ch-changes – I left the owner’s side

Are you an Architect looking to learn Photoshop? If so checkout this post and survey from The Revit Kid.

Photoshop for Architects…What do you think?

Having some fun with Dynamo over at The Architect’s Desktop.

Dynamo – Filter Straight Walls

Lets take a look at whats new in Clarity 2017 (IMAGINiT Support Blog).

Clarity 2017 “Tasks” What’s New

Clarity 2017 “Admin UI” What’s New

Check out the new and updated BIM 360 HQ, in this post from the BIM 360 Blog.

BIM 360 HQ – your unified BIM 360 hub

It’s that time of the week again, time for the Guru’s gatherings, as always from the ConAppGuru Blog.

Lets take a look at what popped up on the DynamoNodes site this week,

What is Flux?

Flux Node Index


Resource: Videos and Youtube Channels

BVN Node Index

 I will end this weeks Roundup with a gem from the good folks over at ARCHITEXTS


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