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Weekly Roundup – 2017.05

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The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Jan. 29th – Feb. 4th, 2017.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post about a big birthday that happened this last week, yup Autodesk turned 35 on Monday, Jan. 30th. Check out this posts celebrating the milestone from It’s Alive in the Lab & Between the Lines.

Happy Birthday Autodesk

Happy 35th Birthday Autodesk!

Happy Birthday Gift to BTL Readers

Retro Autodesk Logo

Let’s kick this week off with some fun with FormIt 360 in this post from The Architect’s Digital Design Guide.

The One About Photo-Modeling in FormIt.

This week the RevitCat is dropping some knowledge on us about project information and schedules in Revit.

Project Information in Revit Schedules

Who said yoga and Construction didn’t go together, find out more in this post from the ConAppGuru.

Add a BANG to your Fitness Program with DDP Yoga

Here are this week’s AEC/BIM podcasts.

E63 PROJECT MANAGEMENT       (BIMThoughts)

AEC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY EDITION – EP004 – INTERVIEW WITH BILL DEBEVC       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

AEC VR & GAMING EDITION – EP001 – VR ON THE ROAD WITH DON BOKMILLER       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

AEC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY EDITION – EP005 – DYNAMO “LIST AT LEVEL” FEATURE EXPLAINED PART 1 W/ COLIN MCCRONE       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

E53 Jake Macholtz & Lenovo Yoga Home 900       (ConTechTrio)

Time for a little Dynamo tutorial, from Autodesk Revit Structure.

Revit 2017.1 & Dynamo Tutorial – Setting All Rebar Visible and Solid in View

Some new Dynamo nodes released this week from the team over at CORE Studio | Thorton Tomasetti Blog.

New DynamoRevit Nodes

Keeping with Dynamo here is a post on the new list a level feature from the Simply Complex Blog.

DYNAMO “LIST AT LEVEL” FEATURE EXPLAINED

Now for all the news from the world of RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

Six Months from Today

Everyone’s a Critic

Schooling Your Staff

Things Got a Bit Abstract

New Year New You

This week the RevitCat is sharing some knowledge about nested repeaters.

Gare do Oriente – Nested Revit Repeaters – part 1

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

Autodesk Navisworks 2017 Update 2 Download Link

Autodesk Revit 2017.2 Update Download Link

Convert Between Hosted Wall, Face, Ceiling, Floor, and Non-Hosted Families in Revit

How To Use A Temporary Point Cloud Transformation To Maintain Accuracy in Revit

Some tips and tricks for Revit Curtain Wall from the Hagerman Blog.

Tricks You Might Not Have Known About Revit® Curtain Wall Mullions

What can’t Alexa do? (It’s Alive in the Lab)

Hey Alexa, sort my grocery list by supermarket aisle.

Here are a couple of posts from the great Steve Stafford, and his Revit OpEd Blog.

Properties Palette and Project Browser are not Responsive

New Command Reference Book for Revit Architecture – Daniel Stine and Jeff Hanson

View Reference User Experience Inequality

Autodesk Seek is Dead – Long Live BIMobject

Revit 2017.1 – Type Selector on Modify Ribbon

What are your favourite Revit tools? Here are The Architect’s Companions fav’s.

My favourite tools

Speaking of Revit tools, here is the new from the week in Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for January 23-29, 2017

We all want to reduce rework, and you be less like Tom Cruise in the process…find out more in this post from the BIM 360 Blog.

How to Reduce Rework: a Proactive Construction Quality Control Plan

If you are a Solibri user, then this post will be of interested, they released a Pro (read paid) version of their viewer this week (TenLinks)

Solibri Model Viewer Pro Introduced

Now, these are my kind of glasses! (ConstrcutionDIVE)

Daqri, Microsoft developing smart glasses for construction

The February issue of AUGIWorld is out (AUGI).

AUGIWorld February 2017 Issue

This is a fun post about digital drafting boards from CAD Intentions.

The Rise of Digital Drafting Tables: Microsoft Surface Studio & Dell Canvas

I will end this week’s Roundup with an Infographic from Futurism about some funky possible skyscrapers of tomorrow.

Skyscraper Concepts: Towers of Tomorrow

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Until next week,

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