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Weekly Roundup – 2016.50


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Dec. 11th – Dec. 17th, 2016.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a cool post about scanning a submarine, from It’s Alive in the Lab.

Scanning the USS Pampanito Submarine drydocked in Alameda for repair

Some love for Dynamo with these posts from Data|Shapes.



Time for this week’s instalment of There’s no BIM like home.

PLQ2.5 – Check, Review, Approve

Here are this week’s AEC/BIM podcasts.


Episode 47 Elizabeth Bigler from McCarthy Building Companies       (ConTechTrio)

This week Jarod Schultz was named the top speaker at AU.

Top Speaker at Autodesk University!

Here are this week’s posts from What Revit Wants.

Just Getting Started with Revit? Check this out…

Using the Selection Box Tool Anywhere in Revit

Free MEP Revit Family Creation Tool for Air Handling Units

Here is last week’s FormIt Friday, from the FormIt Blog.

December 2016 FormIt Friday

What type of job site do you run? (ConAppGuru)

Running a Tech-Focused Jobsite

If you are going to be in Vancouver the first 2 days of February you should check out this post from the BIM Jedi.

Facilitating Change in the Construction Industry

If you only have a little time and want to learn about Revit families, then check out the new mini course from the Revit Kid.

Mini-Course #1: Download Today!

Take a peek at this month’s “Blast” from CADLearning, Lots of AU 2016 info.

The Blast Issue 19

Now for all the news fit to be news from the world or RTC/BILT, from the RTC News Blog.

Bridging the Design Team Communication Gap

Under The Weather

BILT ANZ Program Highlights

Abstract Submissions Are Now Open

Tis’ The Season

This week’s post from DynamoNodes.

Data-Shapes Node Index

Geometry.SplitRecursivelySome Revit rebar 411 from Revit beyond BIM.

Rebar Shape Images in Revit

This week’s post from ArchSmarter.

How to Better Manage Your Project Data (or the Architect’s guide to databases)

Here are some tips about phases in Revit from Pure Revit.


If you are in Vancouver on Feb. 1st and 2nd 2017 you should check out this post from the BIM Jedi.

CanBIM Vancouver: Facilitating Change In The Construction Industry

Some more info on working with Rhino and Revit with 2017.1 from the RevitCat.

Applying colours and Materials in Rhino for Revit Import

Here is a great recap of AU 2016, this time from the KM blog.

Recapping an Unforgettable Week of Design Technology

They have announced the top speakers of AU2016, from the AU Blog.

Announcing the AU 2016 Speaker Awards

Here is all of this week’s news from the world of Revit Add-ons.

Roundup – For the Week of December 5, 2016, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for the Week of December 5, 2016

 I’m going to end this week’s Roundup with this post about the new Android app for BIM 360 Docs (BIM 360 Blog).

Until next week,


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