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Weekly Roundup – 2017.07


The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Feb. 12th – 18th, 2017.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with an interesting post from BIM 42 on some of the cool stuff you can do with the Flux Site Extractor.

Modeling a neighborhood with Flux Site Extractor, GIS data and Revit

This is a very helpful post from Phil-osophy in BIM about BIM content.

Vetting BIM content for your office

What are the keys to unlocking the power of BIM? Find out 3 of them in this post from Redshift.

3 Keys That Will Unlock the Future of BIM in Buildings

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

BILTNA Workshop

43 Days to BILT Asia

#Win #Win #Win Your Way to #BILTanz in Our #Goldenticket Competition

Innovation + Plus One?

Committee Confessions – Chapter one: A Foreigner In a Strange Land

Here are this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts and Vodcasts.


DynamoThoughts E006 Excel Import        (DynamoThoughts)

AEC CONFERENCE EDITION – EP003 – Successful Habits from Top Rated Speakers  – My first episode as official co-host (Simply Complex Podcast)

E55 Darren Roos and Apple Air Pods       (ConTechTrio)

Dynamo and Batch PDF printing, learn more in this post from DynamoNodes.

Workflow: Batch Print PDFs in the Background

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

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for February 6-12, 2017

What’s Hot in Revit Add-ons for January 2017

This week was Valentine’s day, and this post is not your normal Valentines post (EvolveLAB Blog)

Opposites Attract – Dynamo

If you missed out on this webcast this week, you can check it out below, also from EvolveLAB Blog.

Have you met Quantum yet? (AECMagazine)

Autodesk Project Quantum: the future of BIM?

I think Carl Bass has the right idea for what to do after Autodesk.

Some dimension knowledge from the Revit Geek this week.

What Did I Dimension Part 2

Do you have enough area this week for a RevitCat?

Tracking Which Area Scheme a Schedule Belongs to in Revit

Check out this year’s Innovation Spotlight from the fine folks at CanBIM.

CanBIM Innovation Spotlight

Here are a couple posts from CADZulu, one Revit and one SketchUp.



This week’s post from the ConAppGuru is about a cool piece of “Tech” that I also own (and enjoy), find out more below.

Innovations in Note Taking by Rocketbook

What a combination in this next post from the Proving Ground.

A Conductor, a LunchBox, and a spool of Conduit

Some things to consider about computational design, also from the Proving Ground.

Positioning Computational Designers in your Business – 4 Things to Consider

It’s been awhile but always good to have a post from landarchBIM.

Landscape Architecture: A Useful Piece of the BIM Workflow

Never hurts to speed up your CAD/BIM machine. (Hagerman Blog)

Speed up your CAD software…. for free!!!!

It was a busy week over at BIMNature.

Dynamo: How to get the window orientation angle

Dynamo: Dynamic ranges in code blocks

Revit: Why is my floor visible in floor plan?

For those of you on the Architectural side, this next post might be of interest to you, from The Revit Saver.

Section Cut: A Curated Collection of Design Culture Bookmarks

I can’t see the difference can you see the difference, The Architect’s Companion can.

What’s your differentiator?

Another week of interesting and helpful content from What Revit Wants.

Check Cloud Service Status At a Glance with the Autodesk Health Dashboard

Microsoft Print to PDF Driver Does Not Play Nice with Revit

How Can You Integrate Manufacturer Content with Your Company BIM Library?

What do you think would the ultimate Revit template be an open source Revit template? (ArchSmarter)

Is Open-Source the Way to the Ultimate Revit Template?

Sometimes you just have to go back to the basics, like in this post from the Synergis Blog.


I will end this week’s Roundup with a couple info graphs from Futurism about autonomous vehicles.

Laws and Ethics for Autonomous Cars

Autonomous Public Transportation

Until next week,


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