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Weekly Roundup – 2017.01


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Jan. 1st – Jan. 7th, 2017.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post about a class that would be super cool if it gets selected for BILT North America 2017 in Toronto (Simply Complex)

Learn how to make your Revit families move in the Autodesk Stingray Engine

Some more great Dynamo posts from the good folks over at Livingroomcraftz.

He’s got the style it takes…

Ya tvoy slugá, ya tvoy rabótnik…

No rest for the wicked

Go the whole hog

Still on the Dynamo train, here is a good post about fire risk from Revit beyond BIM.

Fire Exit Risk Assessment with Revit and Dynamo

Now for this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts and Vodcasts.


E005 Excel Export        (DynamoThoughts)

E49 Jennifer Lanzetti from Cn3D – Surviving BIM in 2017       (ConTechTrio)

More info on Model and Detail lines from the RevitCat.

Separating Model and Detail Lines in Revit – part 3   (Part 1, Part 2)

Let’s begin the New Year with a Workshare Refresher from the Parametric Monkey.

Worksharing in Revit

Maybe you thought for 2017 you would learn dynamo while then this post from BIM Outsourcing with a link to Michael Kilkelly’s video is a great start.

Learn The Basics Of Dynamo & Installation Process For Revit

If you are the “Trainer” in your office for all things Revit, then you need to check out this post on AUGI from Kimberly Fuhrman.

In-House Revit Training – Yay or Nay?

Here is another post from AUGI about training, this one for the Civil 3D folks out there.

Thoughts on Training

BIM is all over the world, check out this post from The BIM Jedi.

BIM in Africa

BAU 2017 – Munich Germany

Let’s get some data from Excel into Navisworks, with this post from RVIT.

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Intro

The January issue of AUGIWorld is now out from AUGI.

January 2017

A little love for your background graphics in Revit from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog and some AU2016 Love just for good measure.

Revit – Background Graphics Need to Match the Architect

Revit Tips for Fabricators – IMAGINiT AU2016 Handout

Beware of the Dark Side…learn more from this post from CAD Panacea.

Revit Reminders from the Dark Side

Here is some “insight” about the updated Insight 360 plug-in for Revit from Jarod Schultz.

New Insight Plugin Features Daylight Autonomy

This week DynamoNodes talked about DynamoThoughts.

DynamoThoughts Youtube Channel

Time for the weekly roundup for all things Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for the Week of December 26, 2016

I will end this week’s Roundup with some of the best from this year’s CES.

Best of CES 2017: This Year’s Most Interesting Gadgets      (Wired)

The product that stole the show at CES 2017 didn’t even have a booth     (Quartz)

Introducing the Best of CES 2017 finalists!     (engadget)

Until next week,


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