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Weekly Roundup – 2017.03


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Jan. 15th – Jan. 21st, 2017.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with what to expect in 2017 from Construction Technology from the one and only ConAppGuru.

Predictions for Construction Technology in 2017

Another must read for this week is this post from Scott from The BIM Jedi.

How to succeed in implementing (BIM) process Part 1

How to Succeed in Implementing BIM Part 2: The Four Phases of a Successful Implementation of a New Process

This week marks a new adventure for our good friend John over at sixtysecondrevit.

Hello world! (again)

#Revit 2017 Calculated Tags Rock

Let’s check out what fun Dan has for us this week over at There’s no BIM like home.

PLQ 3.1 – Outstanding Openings

Looking for a Revit tutorial to get you going this week well then The Revit Kid has just want you are looking for.

Revit Tutorial – True Solar / Shadow Studies

Now for this week’s posts from Dynamo Nodes.

InfraBIM Node Index

Rolling Pin Node Index

DynamoMEP Node Index

More multi-post fun this time from the Parametric Monkey.

BILT 2017

Revit Splines

Parametric Monkey reaches 100k views!

Here are this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts.


E51 Samsung Gear S3 & Interview with Brent Darnell       (ConTechTrio)

Now for all the news fit to be news from the wonderful world of RTC/BILT (RTC News Blog).

BILT Asia 2017 – The Big Pitch!


If At First You Don’t Succeed

The Wait is Almost Over!

Tick Tock

This week Jason has given us Part 2 of his 3 part series over at his blog RVIT.

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 2 Exporting Data    (Part 1, Intro)

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 3 Editing Data in Excel

Let’s see what goodies Luke has for us this week over at What Revit Wants.

Revizto Keyboard Shortcuts

Do you ever feel like work with Revit warnings it like working with a steaming pile of…Find out how to improve this with this post from Konrad over at archi+lab.

digging through Revit warnings to find meaning

Owners now have (or really soon) their own BIM guide, learn more in this post from ConstructionDive.

National Institute of Building Sciences releases BIM guide for building owners

Here is another post about the new BIM Owners Standards, this time from the IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Owners’ BIM Standards – Why?

This week the good folks from the livingroomcraftz blog have given us a Simon & Garfunkel classic.

The sound of silence

This week over at the EvolveLAB Blog we have part 2 of guest author Ryan Cameron’s Revit Family series.

Revit Family Anatomy – Part 02     (Part 1)

Looking for a Revit family to help you chill out, then head on over to the Andekan Blog.


Some nice updates made to the Dynamo Dictionary this week, check out this tweet about it from Racel Williams.

In case you missed it this week, Autodesk SEEK became BIMobject…sorta, learn more over at bimobject.

Autodesk® Seek Business Transferred to BIMobject®

Here is another take on what this means from Daniel Stine via Linkedin

RIP Autodesk Seek

Some good info for those that use Revit MEP from the Davis Consulting BIM Blog.

Schedule Pipe Fitting Angles

Here are some posts worth checking out this week from the AUGI Articles.

Surveys Article: Negotiating Salary

Industry Insights

Letter from the President – January 2017

Reality Capture Made Easy: The Complete Workflow with 3DR Site Scan

What is the answer to the age-old question: How to I 3D model Paris? Check out this post from BIM 42 for a possible answer.

Modeling Paris with InfraWorks

Now for some fun with Revit and Robot from the Revit A Structured Approach Blog.

Autodesk Revit to Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis – Send Options

What does StarWars (Rogue One) and Construction Project Management have in common? (BIM 360 Blog)

Rogue One: The Empire’s 6 Steps to Construction Project Management Success

Time for the week that was in Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for the Week of January 9-15, 2017 (Updated)

I will end this week’s Roundup with a look into the future for Architects from the mind of Michael Kilkelly at Archsmarter.

What Will the Architect of the Future Look Like?

Until next week,


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