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Weekly Roundup – 2016.25


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of June 19th, 2016 – June 25th, 2016.

I’m going to start this weeks Roundup off with a very interesting post about the BIM ecosystem from the Parametric Monkey.

BIM ecosystem

In a post that nicely goes with our opening post, check out more about interoperablity from the Proving Ground Blog.

The Wicked Problem of Interoperability

Now for this weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts.


EP04 – Co-speaker Responsibilities at Conferences     (The Simply Complex Podcast)

Lets take a look at what was new over at DynamoNodes this week.

Get Grid Extents

Comma Separated Revit Data to XYZ Values

Comma Separated Point Value to Point Object

Filter Element List by Revit Z Value

Resource: Dynamo for Grasshopper Users

Now lets check out What Revit Wants.

Here’s A Very Quick Way to Determine the Cost and Profitability of Your Proposed Development

OK, well, This is Just Cool – Star Wars in Dynamo anyone?

Using a DXF to Locate a Point Cloud in Revit with Very Large Coordinates

What in the world is up with the gang over at RTC this week, lets check it out over at the RTC News Blog.

834 Thai BIMsters!

Countdown – Still time to Submit!

BCS Keynote Lecture (You Don’t Want to Miss This!)

You Know The Drill

Data Day Speaker Chat #3

Hot. Very, Very Hot

Plan to Fail

What Do You Have To Say?

Have a Gala Time!

Our Wish for BCS Europe – Let’s Make Manufacturers Content More Functional!

Now for a cool post and video from sixtysecondrevit about using Dynamo to constraint walls in Revit.

Unconstrain #Revit Walls with #DynamoBIM

Here is whats new this week in Revit Add-ons.

Roundup – For the Weeks of June 12 & 19, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

Roundup – Juan Osborne’s Free Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store (Updated)

In case you missed it here is a post on the Top 10 Construction apps for 2015 (in the US), see the list in this post from the Extranet Evolution Blog.

Top 10 (US) Construction Apps

Also check out this post on “TIM” from the Extranet Evolution Blog.

TIM: The Inspection Manager

Now for a couple of posts from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, one about RTC and the other about man’s best friend…Revit?

Yee-haw Scottsdale here we come – IMAGINiT at RTC 2016 NA (Part 3 of 4)

Sit Revit, Sit!

Check  out the latest in the adventures of There’s no BIM like Home.


Its been a few months, but there is always time for a Top 10 list of best new features for Revit 2017, this list comes from Hagerman Blog.

Autodesk Revit 2017: What’s New

Keeping with what’s new in Revit 2017, here is a post from the RevitCat about the Global parameters.

Revit 2017 Global Parameter Grouping Titles

Here is a helpful tutorial from The Revit Kid about Shed Roofs in Revit.

Revit Tutorial – Shed Roof High Eave Detail 

Here is a little tip for using the API in Revit to get a total length, from Boost Your BIM.

Total length of multiple lines

Now for some fun with Flux from the Parametric Monkey.

Solar Analysis via Flux

There was another lesson added to the Learn dynamo blog this week, go check it out.

Module 6 – Mass Family Placement and Colour Excel

Forget about turning water into wine, lets turn water into a Solid, learn more over at the landarchBIM blog.

Create a Water Solid with Spring Nodes

The latest version of BIM 360 Docs came out this week, find out what was new in this BIM 360 Blog post.

Collaboration in context: New BIM 360 Docs release delivers

Time for this weeks gathersing from the Guru, check them out at the ConAppGuru Blog.

We will end this weeks Roundup with a post (part 1) about the MCAA, from the ConAppGuru Blog.


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