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Weekly Roundup – 2016.38


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 18th – Sept. 24th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a little drone news about the new FAA Regulations, from the BIM 360 Blog.

New FAA Regulations Allow Construction Drones to Fly Freely

This week’s post from Archi+lab is about an awesome new Dynamo package that Konrad.

Mandrill a data visualization for Dynamo

Let’s look at this week’s installment of There’s no BIM like home, spoiler there are changes coming… is Evolving

Now tell me who doesn’t want to play in a BIM Igloo? Find out more in this post from BIM Outsourcing.

BIM Igloo – The Newest 360 Degree Visualization Platform For Construction Professionals

Now for all the news that’s fit to be news from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.


It isn’t all Roses, at the Building Content Summit!


Why I Speak at RTC – David Mitchell

Hot List!

The Kids Are Alright

Here are this weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts for your listen enjoyment.

E50 DANIEL STINE      (BIMThoughts)

Episode 039 – Alexis Walsh      (Designalyze)

EP12 – WHAT’S NEW IN DYNAMO 1.2.0 – PART 1      (The Simply Complex Podcast)

Episode 35 – The Construction Technology Tipping Point       (ConTechTrio)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio podcast, then take a look at this recap from the ConAppGuru.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 34 (Holland ConTech) RECAP

If you are on the fence for which app to use to help control your plans, then check out this post from Rob over at the ConAppGuru Blog.

Apps for Plan Management in Construction (2016)

If you are going to be at AU in Vegas this year, make sure not to miss “Family Feud”, learn more in this post from Between The Lines.

AutoCAD Family Feud Survey

There is no time like the present to write your first macro, find out how in this post from ArchSmarter.

How to Write Your First Revit Macro in 7 Easy Steps

Here are some words of wisdom when dealing with Dynamo, from


Keeping with there is a good counter post to the AUGI Library (now called Articles) post from a few weeks back about what kind of Revit computer you should buy.

THE TRUTH ABOUT CHIPS   (AUGI post – What is the Best Computer for Revit)

This is a cool new app that Autodesk just released, check it out in this post from Between the Lines.

SketchBook Motion Released for the iPad

Here is a helpful Revit tip from the cadline BIM blog.

Revit 2017 – Rotate Section Head Labels

Keeping with the Revit tips theme, here is a post from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Saving Your Graphic Settings to Apply to Other Revit Projects

More fun from the gang over at IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog. this time about AU 2016.

A Busy Week in November – IMAGINiT at Autodesk University 2016

We all know about BIM, but are you ready for CIM? (AECbytes Blog)

City Information Modeling

Now for a helpful little post on Navisworks (which doesn’t get enough love theses days) from What Revit Wants.

Quickly Get a List of All Design Files Used in the Current Navisworks File or Model

How about a Bluebeam tip from the Hagen Business Systems Blog.

Bluebeam Tip: Legends Count for Multiple Pages

In this week’s post from Revit OpEd, Steve takes a look at Door Head Heights.

2016-17 Door Library – Head Height

Now for some Windows 10 tips from Jarod Schultz.

Windows 10 Tricks

Autodesk put out the 1st update for Navisworks 2017 this week, check what’s in it in this post from Beyond Design.

Announcing Navisworks 2017 Update 1!

Time now for the Guru’s gatherings for the week, from the ConAppGuru Blog.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction September 23, 2016

Now for another Roundup, this time from Revit Add-ons.

Roundup – For the Week of September 11, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store (Updated)

Now wouldn’t you want to use an app that was made by the same people that put a robot on Mars? (The Revit Saver)

September Application of the Month: Slack Team Integration

I will end this week’s Roundup with a post abut your health if you, like me, spend all day in front of  a computer. (CAD Intentions)



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