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Weekly Roundup – 2016.28


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of July 10th, 2016 – July 16th, 2016.

I’m going to start this weeks Roundup off with a question I’m sure we have all asked ourselves before, and this question comes from The Architect’s Companion.

Why are standards not standardized?

This is a great post from Jarod Schultz about working with 2017 Revit fonts.

Revit 2017 Font Fix Workflow

Here are this weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts.


ConTechTrio Live from SmartBidNet User Conference 2016 Ep 1, Ep 2, Ep3, Ep 4, Ep 5      (ConTechTrio)

Episode 25 – James Mercado & Construction Tech News       (ConTechTrio)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio, check out this recap form the ConAppGuru Blog.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 24 (Rogers-O’Brien) RECAP

Lets see all the news that fit to be news from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.

How easy is it to submit?

This weeks installment of There’s no BIM like home is about surveying.

PLQ2.3 – Survey

One of the workflows that typically gets overlooked for Construction is the office workflows. Check out what the ConAppGuru has to say on this in his latest Blog post.

The Ten Office Workflows for Construction in 2016

Don’t forget to stop by the Revit Kid‘s class this week at RTC NA if you are lucky enough to be attending, I will be there. (The Revit Kid)

Are you going to be at RTCNA this year?!

We all know the saying “work smarter not harder”, well this post from ArchSmarter takes that and tweaks it a little.

How to Work Smarter with the 80-20 Rule

Here is a quick post from Shades of Grey about his work with mesh geometry, as well as some links to his Fristz Hansen families.


This is another very cool post by Shades of Grey about all of his talks, and his new place for storing and sharing them.


Always some good stuff over at What Revit Wants each week, check out this weeks goodies.

Revit 2017 SDK for Download

Revizto 4.1 Available for Download, Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Should Install It

Using Navisworks To Quickly Extract Any Data from an IFC into Excel

Another great session from this weeks RTC NA 2016 from Phil-osophy in BIM.

RTC NA 2016 this week!

Some love for the MEP folks in the crowd, from sixtysecondrevit.

Revit MEP Space Type Control with Dynamo

If you work in construction you are always looking for way to reduce your risk, check out this post from the TASK ABM Blog.


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

Bluebeam Tip: When the Navigation Bar is Hidden

Now for what’s new over that DynamoNodes this week.


Workflow: Create Wall Opening for Cable Tray in Revit 2016 using Dynamo

Workflow: Create Wall Opening for Ductwork in Revit 2016 using Dynamo

Revit Element Clash Detection v1

Get ConnectorManager

Get Connectors from ConnectorManager

Get Connector.CoordinateSystem

Get Transform Properties from Revit Transform Object

Revit Vectors to Dynamo Vectors

Workflow: Create Floor Opening for Vertical Pipes in Revit 2016 using Dynam 0.9.2

Create Rectangular Wall Opening for Horizontal Pipes in Revit 2016 using Dynam 0.9.2

Time for the Guru’s Gatherings for this week, by as always the ConAppGuru.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction July 15, 2016

I will end this weeks Roundup with a reminder not to missed next weeks Special Editions the the Weekly Round up for RTCNA 2016 and the Top 10 Tweets of RTCNA 2016.



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