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Weekly Roundup – 2016.39


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 25th – Oct. 1st, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post from practical BIM, about how for BIM to work you need good models!

Making BIM Work: Quality Models

Here is this week’s instalment of There’s no BIM like home…let’s see what “Type” of trouble Dan get’s into this week.

PLQ2.5 -Type Trouble

Now for all the news from the world of RTC, from the RTC News Blog.

Flux-ing Around with Interoperability

The Road Less Travelled: BIM for Infrastructure

Hi Everybody!

Vision 20/20 Competition

Flying Solo to BCS Porto?

If you are heading CanBIM next week head over to Scott’s blog The BIM Jedi for a special discount code.

Toronto CanBIM Regional Session & Technology Exhibition

Here are this weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts

Episode 040 – Ryan Salvas       (Designalyze)

Episode 36 – The power of voice with Peter Lasensky from NoteVault       (ConTechTrio)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio Podcast then head on over to the ConAppGuru’s Blog and check out his recap.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 35 (Spectrum AEC) RECAP

Trends can mean a lot of different things, so take a look at this post from BIM ThinkSpace and see what you think of these trends.


If you are wondering about the new iOS 10 update, and you work in construction you should check out this from the ConAppGuru Blog.

Top Ten Apple IOS 10 Features for Construction Companies

If you are using Navisworks 2017, check out this post from What Revit Wants about the first update.

Navisworks 2017 Update 1 (September 2016) Direct Download Link

Some more helpful info from What Revit Wants.

Open Local Files Much More Quickly In Excel 2013 and 2016

Now for a little lesson in Survey Points from Revit OpEd.

Survey Point Values after using Publish Coordinates

Keeping with Revit OpEd, here is a post about a bug in Revit 2017.

Imported or Linked DWG Appearance as Generic Model Broken in 2017

Now for a little electrical love for you MEP Revit users, from Applying Technology to Architecture.

Revit Electrical Panel Information

I came across this next post on LinkedIn and found it interested so thought I would share. (Kenton Grant)

BIM Profiles: Roles & Responsibilities

Who knew that the Final Frontier wasn’t Star Trek? I think maybe The Architect’s Companion.

Virtual reality: the final frontier?

How about a little help with Linework in Revit from the RevitCat.

How to Find Linework Overrides in Revit

Let’s all have some fun with Macros with this post from ArchSmarter.

Easily Renumber Doors by Rooms With This Revit Macro

There are many, many benefits to BIM, but here are the Top 3 as seen by BIM Outsourcing.

Top 3 Benefits Of BIM

Now for some Bluebeam knowledge from the Revit Geeks Blog.

Thin Lines Bluebeam

Here are a couple of great posts from Revit Add-ons, be sure to check out the video.

Roundup – For the Week of September 18, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

Essential Revit Add-ons Presentation Video

Now for the gatherings of the week from the ConAppGuru.

I will end this week’s Roundup with what we can expect from the Future of self-driving cars, from Futurism.

Car Tech Forecast: The Next 10 Years


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