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Weekly Roundup – 2017.04


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Jan. 22nd – Jan. 28th, 2017.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with an interesting post from LinkedIn about BIM Managers from Claudio Vittori Antisari.

BIM Management for the rest of us – Is for the Bim Manager acceptable to do not know the software tools?

Here is a very helpful post for those looking to use totals in a formula in a Schedule, check it out over at the RevitCat.

Using Totals in Formulas in Revit Schedules

Now for some electrical circuit fun over at Applying Technology to Architecture.

Multiple Circuit Home Run Arrows in Revit

I agree with the folks at the Synergis Blog, that Screencast is an underused tool.


Last year was a big year for fellow blogger and friend BIMFreak, find out what 2017 holds in her latest post.

Happy New Year and thank you all for following

Here are this week’s AEC/BIM podcasts.

E62 REVIEW: IDEATE       (BIMThoughts)

AEC Design Technology Edition – EP003 – Insight 360 with Stephanie Egger       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

E52 – DDPYoga & Interview with Brett Young       (ConTechTrio)


It has been a while but this week we got a new post from The Architect’s Digital Design Guide.

The One About June

Here are 5 apps to consider this month according to the ConAppGuru.

Have you ever wanted to download a trail of an older version of Revit from Autodesk?  (What Revit Wants)

How To Download Free Trial of Previous Versions of Revit

This week we saw part 3 of the 3 part series about Revit Families on the EvolveLab blog from guest blogger Ryan Cameron.

Over at, RVIT Jason added part 4 to his Navisworks series this week.

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 4 Connecting Excel to Navisworks  (Intro, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 5 Wrapping Up

Now for some fun with Dynamo and Revit views, from sixtysecondrevit.

Load #Revit Views from File with #DynamoBIM

Dynamo scripts…to pay or not to pay? (via Mark Thorley’s Linkedin)

Dynamo Scripts – Free or Fee

All the news that is fit to be news from the world of RTC/BILT, from the RTC News Blog.

BILT ASIA 2017 – Prosperity Promotion Now Open!

Got Something To Say?

Counting down: BILT ANZ launch tomorrow

Take a journey along 2016 to see the highlights of AEC Technology in this post from AECbytes Blog.

AEC Technology Highlights and Trends: From 2016 to 2017

Sometimes with all of today’s technology, we forget the basics, and this article is a great reminder. Thanks, Michael Kilkelly from ArchSmarter for sharing.

Architectural Graphics 101 – Drawing Alignment and Notes   (Like of an Architect)

Now time for your weekly fix of all things Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for January 16-22, 2017

If you download anything this week, this free ebook about the Periodic Table of BIM from NBS should be it.

The Periodic Table of BIM  Now available to download as a free ebook

I will end this week’s Roundup with a “funny because it’s true” series of comics from The Leewardsists on ArchDaily.

Architecture Students: Then Vs Now

Until next week,


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