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Weekly Roundup – 2016.31


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of July 31st, 2016 – Aug. 6th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with the official release of Dynamo 1.1 this week, learn all about it over at the Dynamo Blog.

Dynamo 1.1 Release


The fine folks over at ModeLab have also updated the Dynamo Primer for version 1.0 of Dynamo, read the post on the Dynamo Blog.

Dynamo Primer v1.0 Update and New Languages

Let’s learn what The Revit Kid thought of his time on the Sun…or at RTC NA 2016 as it was.

5 Days on the Sun: #RTCNA Recap

This week’s Podcasts in AEC & BIM


Episode 037 – Jan Leenknegt      (Designalyze)

Episode 28 – Live Q&A at the AGCIT Forum in Chicago      (ConTechTrio)

In case you missed last weeks ConTechTrio Podcast, here is a recap from the ConAppGuru Blog.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 27 (SAGE) RECAP

Now for what new from There’s no BIM like Home…the war is on.

PLQ 2.4 – Object Library Wars

The tools on today’s job sites are more hi-tech and expensive than ever before, which is why these apps in this post from the ConAppGuru are so important.

Apps to Manage and Track Tools for Construction

Here is all the BIM goodness that Luke from What Revit Wants had for us this week.

Update 6 for Autodesk Revit 2016 Release 2 Download Link

Autodesk Revit 2017 Service Pack 2 Download Links

Lots of node posts this week from the must visit Dynamo site, Dynamo Nodes.

Workflow: Create Floor Opening for Vertical Pipes from a linked file in Revit 2016 using Dynamo 0.9.2

Workflow: Create Rectangular Wall Opening for Horizontal Pipes from a linked file in Revit 2016 using Dynamo 0.9.2



Create View Filter

Clear Rules from View Filter

Add View Filters to View

Keeping with Dynamo, here is a post from sixtysecondrevit about the power of the Dynamo Community, and how a quick tweet can get you what you want.

Get Joined Elements in #Revit with #DynamoBIM

All the news that is fit to be news from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.


Blurring The Lines Between Digital Design and Fabrication?

Come To RTC Eur 2016, Come To Porto

Howdy Neighbor!

Fun with fast cars, and Autodesk Dreamcatcher. (Between the Lines)

Fast Cars and Generative Design

This week the RevitCat is having more fun playing with the Global Parameters.

Link Global Parameters to Built-in Revit Properties

This is an interesting post about transparent backgrounds and renderings. (CADNOTES)

Creating Rendering with Transparent Background in A360

When working in Revit there are a lot of things you should mind, but your CAD files should be at the top of the list! (Phil-osophy in BIM)

Mind Your CAD File

A couple post this week worth taking a look at from BIM & Revit World.

The features of new Text Editor in Revit 2017

Some useful Revit tips for creating the design of a swimming pool or any water material in Revit

Now for what has new in the world of Revit Add-ons this week.

Roundup – For the Week of July 17, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

Roundup – For the Week of July 10, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

Roundup – For the Week of July 3, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

The August 2016 issue of AUGIWorld is now out.

AUGIWorld August 2016

This week part 3 of the “Things we make” series from The Proving Ground Blog came out.

The Things We Make – Part 3  (Part 1, Part 2)

Now for the gatherings of the week from the ConAppGuru.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction August 6, 2016

I will end this week’s Roundup with BIM Level 6 in a tweet from BIM+

It’s time to forget BIM Level 2 (BIM+)


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