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Weekly Roundup – 2016.36


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 4th – Sept. 10th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post I think many readers will find interesting and be able to identify with, thanks to Brain Myers for share in Linkedin

Defining a Career in BIM Management

It’s only September but AU 2016 is just around the corner, check out this post from CADproTips.

Previews for Autodesk University 2016

This is a pretty cool post from Parametric Monkey about a Model of Sydney.

City of Sydney Model

Another post by Parametric Monkey this week, this one about Elk…no not that Elk.


Let’s check out this week’s posts from DynamoNodes.

Workflow: Import Geometry to Dynamo from CAD Link

Read From IFC

Workflow: Create Structural Framing Opening for Horizontal Ducts in Revit 2016 using Dynamo 0.9.2

Fall is a great time to brush up on your skills, and you can do this with any of the awesome mini-courses just released by Michael over at ArchSmarter.

New Mini-Courses from ArchSmarter

This week’s post from There’s no BIM like home is all about the components.

PLQ2.4 – Ask for all the Components!

Now to check out all the news that fit to be news from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.

RTC: Where Humanity and Technology Meet

138 Submissions for RTCASIA 2017

My Top 8 Reasons Why I Speak at RTC

Dynamic Dynamo!

How about a little cloud power to go with your VDC? (The BIM Hub)

Cloud Computing’s Value for Virtual Design and Construction (VDC)

When on the job site always remember to play safe, check out these safety apps over at the ConAppGuru Blog.

Apps for Construction: Safety (2016)

Let’s see what’s on the mind of Luke over at What Revit Wants this week.

Batch Export IFC to Excel

Now for this weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts


EP11 – STORIES OF A DESIGN TECHNOLOGIST      (Simply Complex Podcast)

Episode 33 – Larry Sullivan CEO of COINS Global – Construction Accounting, Technology, and Giving Back       (ConTechTrio)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio podcast the ConAppGuru has you covered with his recap.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 32 (Rhumbix) RECAP

Yet again more helpful Dynamo tips from Marcello and his blog Simply Complex.

Create Text Note Objects using OOTB DynamoBIM Nodes

I must agree with John, Project Fractal does, in fact, look awesome! (sixtysecondrevit)

Project Fractal

If you us Clarity, then you should check out this post from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Tired of dealing with Revit Sheet Sets?

Getting good data from BIM to FM is not easy, find out more in this post from BIM ThinkSpace.


There are some big BIM projects out there, and the one in this post from Michael Kilkelly is BIG, some very interesting stats at the end. (Architect Magazine)

Tackling North America’s Largest Healthcare Project in Seven Steps

Another good read posted by Lauren of landarchBIM, the 3rd in a series.

Revit and Landscape Architecture: The Benefits  (Part 1, Part 2)

Now to check out all the news in Revit Add-ons this week.

Avail for Revit – Commercial Release Now Available!

Free End User Assistant Add-in


Batch Content Library Updater

EnrColumnPro – Revit Add-ons Readers Save 50%!

Kiwi Codes’ Bonus Tools Version Released – Includes 101 Tools!

Autodesk IFC 2017 Add-in Version Released

It is that time of the week again, time for the Guru’s Gatherings, by the ConAPPGuru.

I will end this week’s Roundup with a thank-you to the fine folks at NBS for the awesome mug they sent me. You can find out why the send me the mug in this post from the NBS.

Did you land a #cuppaBIM with our Periodic Table of BIM mugs?



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