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Weekly Roundup – 2016.43


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Oct. 23rd – Oct. 29th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with big news from RTC, and what their events will be called starting in 2017, learn all about it in this post from the RTC News Blog.

Introducing BILT

Let’s check out the rest of the news from the world of RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

Recapping RTC Europe 2016: A Grand Finale and New Beginning

It’s Open!

Round up from BrisBIM

Now for this week’ installment of There’s no BIM like Home.

PLQ2.5 – BEP Revisited

If you need a little help doing a bulk upgrade in Revit, then head over to sixtysecondrevit where John has a Dynamo fix for you.

Bulk Upgrade #Revit files with #DynamoBIM

This could be interesting, check it out over at BIM Outsourcing.

Create Bill Of Materials, Tenders, Bids & Direct Orders Inside A BIM Project In Autodesk Revit With BIMsupply

Now for all the AEC/BIM Podcasts/Vodcasts of the week

E52 TOM’S HARDWARE      (BIMThoughts)

Dynamo Thoughts       (DynamoThoughts)

Episode 40 – Britton Langdon Talking Prefabrication in Construction      (ConTechTrio)

EP14 – CATCHING UP + WHAT’S NEW IN DYNAMO (PART 2)      (The Simply Complex Podcast)

If you missed last weeks ConTechTrio Podcast, don’t fret the ConAppGuru has you covered.

The ConTechTrio Podcast 39 (Ronan Collins) RECAP

Last week was RTC Europe 2016 and from the sounds of it, the last one…at least by that name (CADZulu).


Last week the ConAppGuru did the FooJee Show if you missed it check out this post from the ConAppGuru Blog.

Apps for Construction: The FooJee Show Edition

This week’s knowledge from What Revit Wants.

Fix for Unity Black Window on Startup

What Is The Quickest Way to Filter A Selection of 2D and 3D Elements in Revit?

Realtime Presentation Tools in 2016, and Autodesk Live Download Links

Best Practices for Importing Revit Models into InfraWorks 360, and Other InfraWorks Links

Now some Dynamo love for the pipe hangers from


Keeping with Dynamo, some more info on the new Dynamo Player and the new MeshToolkit package from Revit, Dynamite, and Ammo.

The Player: Dynamo for the masses

MeshToolkit: Terrain analysis in Dynamo

This is an awesome little tip that you may have forgotten or not even known from the cadline BIM blog.

Revit 2017 – Using the Space Bar to align objects

It’s always good to have a little help with family, even if it’s Revit Families (Revit OpEd).

Load and Place a Family

Some more, more subtle help from Revit OpEd.

Structural Plan View – Column Symbolic Offset

This next post is cool because it’s about VR, but really how can you not read a post that starts with “Funtime with Uncle Rusty”. Check it out over at the IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog.

Funtime with Uncle Rusty – Rendering for VR – Stereoscopic Rendering with Autodesk Navisworks

Keeping with IMAGINiT here are some helpful posts on C4R and related products (BIM 360 Team) from the IMAGINiT Solutions Blog.

You cannot use the option “Collaborate using A360” message

Collaboration for Revit: Operation Could Not Be Completed

Autodesk BIM 360 TEAM

Collaboration for Revit downloads

Never fear the Dynamo Dictionary is here! It is a free, open source, searchable database for Dynamo functionality.

Dynamo Dictionary

Here is a new post from DynamoNodes

How to find the family inside the Room of Revit project link

Here is a good post from the RevitCat about importing 3D shapes with the new Revit 2017.1

2017.1 Import 3D Shapes – Swings and Roundabouts

5D (no not that 5 D) is coming, and Autodesk is going to get you there. (In the Fold)

RIB Software and Autodesk Collaborate to Deliver an Integrated 5D BIM Solution for Construction

For all your Revit add-on new needs, head over to Revit Add-ons.

Roundup – For the Week of October 16, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

Some thoughts from Shades of Grey about Durability.


Some Unifi love from the Revit Saver.

Unifi Schedule Support – October 26th, 2016

Mandatory watching before AU 2016, or at least according to It’s Alive in the Lab.

17 days until Autodesk University in Las Vegas #AU2016


Time now for the gatherings of the Guru, the ConAppGuru.

I will end this week’s Roundup with a picture and a little food for thought…



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