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Weekly Roundup – 2017.06

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The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Feb. 5th – 11th, 2017.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with the BIG news from the week, the stepping down of Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, learn more in this post from Carl himself over at In The Fold.

A letter from Carl Bass

Here are some more posts about Carl Bass moving on from Autodesk.

Carl Bass stepping down as Autodesk CEO – will remain on the Board     (It’s Alive in the Lab)

Autodesk CEO, President Carl Bass to Step Down      (TenLinks)

Carl Bass on his surprising Autodesk exit — and what’s next    (TechCrunch)

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass stepping down   (CAD Panacea)

This weeks Revit knowledge from Luke over at What Revit Wants.

Revit Wants The Whole Team On The Exact Same Revit Version

Free Tool to Compare Revit Models And Visualize The Differences

You know it’s going to be a good week when you get a post or posts from the livingroomcraftz blog.

It’s been a while

Don’t forget to sign up for February’s FormIt Friday!   (FormIt 360 Blog).

February 2017 FormIt Friday

Have you been wondering what the best way might be to set up your Revit templates? So has Michael over at ArchSmarter, check out this post to see what his thoughts are.

The Best Strategy for a Super Effective Revit Template

This week the RevitCat has posted his part 2 on Revit nested repeaters.

Gare do Oriente – Nested Revit Repeaters – part 2   (Part 1)

If you use FormIt 360 haven’t seen this “one” before, check it out at The Architect’s Digital Design Guide.

The One About FormIt and Fabrication

Here are this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts

E64 BIM GUIDELINES       (BIMThoughts)

AEC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY EDITION – EP006 – BIM IN ITALY WITH CHIARA RIZZARDA       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

AEC DESIGN TECH EDITION – EP007 – CAD IS NOT BIM! TALES FROM A FRUSTRATED BIM MANAGER       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

AEC CONFERENCE EDITION – EP002 – BILTNA ABSTRACTS WITH CARL STORMS       (The Simply Complex Podcast)

E54 Sarah Hodges of BIM360 & DewaltTough       (ConTechTrio)

We all make mistakes, but really I’m with Steven on this one I thought it was new in 2017 too – Find out what I’m talking about in this post from Revit OpEd.

Type Selector on Ribbon – Oops    (Orginal Post)

Here is all the news from the world of RTC/BILT for the week, from the RTC News Blog.

Final Selections  (I get a shot out in this post from Phil)

The Early Bird Saves $$$s

Introducing DBEI

Virtual Construction

Now for some Dynamo love for the Structural folks out there on the interwebs! (Revit beyond BIM)

Element View Generation in Revit with Dynamo – REVISED

This is a very interesting post that I missed last week but is worth a look this week, via Eli Daher’s LinkedIn.

The next generation of AEC design

Now for the week that was in the world of Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for January 30 – February 5, 2017

What does the world of “AI” hold for us in 2017, see what Futurism things in this infographic.

AI Forecast for 2017

Here are some interesting, and very different posts from the Hagerman Blog.

System Hardening: Simple things to help secure Windows

Convert AutoCAD Civil 3D 2d Linework for InfraWorks 360 Use

Now meditation is not my thing, but I guess really I never gave it a fair shot so who knows, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be your thing. (ConAppGuru)

Need a little more Headspace?

Here are some helpful Revit posts from the IMAGINiT Support Blog.

Revit 2017.1: New Content

Revit 2017 Text Height Measurement Changes

Revit 2017 Font Printing Woe’s

Is Germany ready for BIM?, find out more in this post from the BIM Jedi.

Is Germany ready for Building Information Modeling?

This is very true, and once you see it from the owner’s side it makes sense. (Building Design + Construction)

BIM for O+M: Less about the model, more about the data

Let’s learn our ABC’s in this post from the BIM 360 Blog.

Construction Technology ABCs

I will end this week’s Roundup with a post of the best buildings of 2017 from Arch Daily.

Winners of the 2017 Building of the Year Awards

Until next week,

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