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Weekly Roundup – 2016.34


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Aug. 21st – Aug. 27th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post about getting value out of your software, customized software that is, find out more over at the Proving Ground Blog.

4 Tips for Getting Value out of Software Customization

Some words of advice when using Revit MEP from Applying Technology to Architecture.

Please Use Spaces in Revit MEP

Now for a quick bug report, and fix for Revit from Phil-osophy in BIM.

Missing Your Project Info !?

Here is this week’s installment from There’s no BIM like home.

PLQ2.4 – Mindful Modelling

There is new technology coming at us every day, have you ever thought what is the most revolutionary so far? The ConAppGuru has, at least for the construction industry.

The Most Revolutionary New Construction Technologies

This is a repost, but worth the read if you missed it the first time around (AUGI).

BIM for FM

Let’s take a look at what Luke has for us this week over at What Revit Wants.

Collaboration for Revit Installation and Setup Made Easy!

How Does a Revit Model Work?

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

 Bluebeam Tips: Compare Documents and Overlay Pages

I know there are still a ton of ACAD users out there, so for you here is this year’s Tips and Tricks booklet (Synergis Blog).

Building Content, International Differences, and Phone Shopping (Number 8 will leave you speechless!)

It’s Almost Time!

Singaporean Delight!

Let’s check out the AEC/BIM Podcasts for the week.

E47 PAUL F AUBIN      (BIMThoughts)

Episode 31 – Managing Tasks Through Plans with fieldwire & Construction Tech News      (ConTechTrio)

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

The ConTechTrio Podcast 30 (SmartVid.IO) RECAP

This is a great article about bridges and using Revit and Dynamo to design them (with datasets) from Revit beyond BIM.

Concrete Bridge Design Workflow

Concrete Bridge Construction Workflow

Here is a good video case study about photogrammetry, check it our over at CADZulu.


If you haven’t taken a look at BIM 360 Team yet (old A360 Team) now is a good time to do that, or maybe take a second look if it’s been a while. (BIM 360 Blog)

Don’t Just View Files, Collaborate with BIM 360 Team

Here is a cautionary tale about Purge unused from Fighting Dinosaurs.

Purge Unused

I’m going to end this week’s Roundup with a great weekly post that I never miss from the one and only ConAppGuru.



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