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Weekly Roundup – 2016.40


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Oct. 2nd – Oct. 8th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post about the new Dynamo 1.2 release, from the Dynamo Blog.

Dynamo 1.2 Release

Introducing List@Level: Working with Lists Made Easier

Keeping with the new 1.2 release of Dynamo, which was a big release for John of  sixtysecondrevit because some of his Rhythm nodes got the call to the big leagues!

Rhythm Updates for Dynamo 1.2.0

John’s fellow podcaster Marcello also had a Dynamo post this week, check it out over at Simply Complex.

Use DynamoBIM to Align with Offset for beams

Keeping with Dynamo, now a post from landarchBIM.

Dynamo Basics: Runs, Previews, and Lacing

More Dynamo and Topo, this time coming from a 2D source (Autodesk Revit Structure).

AutoCAD 2D Drawings to Revit via Dynamo – The Smart Way!

Still more Dynamo love, this time from Brett Young via Linkedin.

Why Dynamo by Autodesk Is Important for AEC

Now for a little help so you too don’t have this Dynamo panic, from Punto Revit.

Temporary Dynamo Panic

So the question is how smart is a Nest Thermostat? (There’s no BIM like home).

Is It Smart? – Nest Thermostat

Revit Tip Time!

Revit Tip – Tagging and Noting 3D Views  (The Revit Kid)

Revit Tip – Revision on Sheet   (The BIMsider)

Revit Pipe Fittings for Specific Angles   (Hagerman Blog)

Don’t forget to check out this week’s AEC/BIM podcasts.

Episode 37 – Kris Lengeiza from Stiles Construction on leveraging project data      (ConTechTrio)

if you missed last weeks ConTechTrio Podcast, then the ConAppGuru has you covered.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 36 (Notevault) RECAP

There are a couple of posts this week from archi+lab that are worth a read.

contributing to Dynamo repo…not, or why not?  (“I am sorry, they are not putting that feature in, but I think they added sketchy lines this year” this actually made me LOL Konrad!)

visualizing wall type usage with Mandrill

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



Presenting Joe Banks, The Winner of the Inaugural Competition at RTC Europe 2015

Building Content: Why Do We (Or Should We?) *Trust* Manufacturers Content Implicitly?

BIM Aarhus

Some Firefox help from What Revit Wants.

How to Fix Firefox not Working with Asana or Other Websites

Head over to Revit Add-ons for this week’s Add-on Roundup.

Roundup – For the Week of September 25, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

If you have ever had to try and find your Autodesk Product key, then this is the post for you. (IMAGINiT Solutions Blog)

Autodesk 2017 Product Keys

If you are going to AU next month then you should check out this class. (Revit beyond BIM)

AU2016 – Construction Dynam(o)ite

If you missed last weeks FormIt Friday, here is a recap and video from the FormIt 360 Blog.

FormIt Friday – Working with Topography

There have been some new releases this week from Autodesk’s 360 products.

A360 Release: Compare Changes between Design Versions and Do More with Your Files   (A360 Blog)

BIM 360 Team Release: Compare Changes between Design Versions and Do More with Your Files   (BIM 360 Blog)

The October issue of AUGIWorld is now out.

AUGIWorld October 2016 issue

So what’s in your bag? check out with the ConAppGuru is packing.

What Technology in Your Bag for 2016?

Have you been looking for a BIM Unicorn? from Brett Young via Linkedin.

Finding BIM Unicorns – Traits to Look for in Outstanding 3D Modelers

If you have been to an AU before you know they you might already know this, but if not check out this post from the AU Blog.

AU is community

Sometimes the matrix is just what you are looking for, find out what I’m talking about in this post from ArchSmarter.

How to Easily Create a Matrix Schedule

I just thought this next tweet was a cool way of talking about Revit Families. (Rob Cross)

This is why we BIM, or at least one of the reasons. Check it out in this post from Beyond Design.

Design to Construction : MEP Fabrication

Now for this week’s gatherings, from the ConAppGuru Blog.

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction October 7, 2016

A little something you may not have noticed in Revit 2017, from the Revit Geek.

Revit 2017 Ceiling Change

Autodesk opened it’s new BUILD workshop in Boston this week, find out more in this post from Construction DIVE.

Autodesk opens BUILD, a high-tech workshop for the construction industry

I will end this week’s Roundup with a few cool infographics from the good people over at Futurism.

Spiral Skyscrapers




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