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Weekly Roundup – 2017.19

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of May 7th – May 13th, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with something I think is pretty cool…a complete city inside Revit! Learn more in this post from BIMNature.

Revit: A complete city in a Revit project

Here are this week’s Thoughts from Dan over at BIM Chapters.

Autodesk Insight 360 – Floors; Part 4   (Part 1, 2, 3)

Reflect on Enscape + Materials

Autodesk Support is Great

Great Revit Materials Tips for Enscape by Phil Read

Revit Shared Parameters

Revit Show Hidden Lines Overview

Looking to learn about Lumion, then you need to read this post from The Revit Kid.

From Revit to Lumion – The Ultimate Review (Revisited)

A little love for structural connections in Revit 2018, from BIM Outsourcing.

Brief Demonstration Of Structural Connections In Revit 2018

This week we got 2 for the price of 1 from the ConAppGuru.

ConTechTrio Tech Tuesday AppView: Share My Tool Box May 2017

ConTechTrio Tech Tuesday AppView: @DDPYoga Now May 2017

C4R across the pond, find out more in this post from the Revit Blog.

Revit Collaboration Across Continents

Now for all the news from the World of RTC & BILT, from the RTC News Blog.

Attention All BILTna Speakers!

Stop Whining And Do Something

BILT Asia: Making Friends All Over

Is Innovation Just Another Buzzword?

Kicking off construction: UniSA Pridham Hall

Money, Money, Money!

Getting coordinates is never a fun task, but this post from landarchBIM might help the next you are working with a CAD link.

Establish Coordinates: Acquire Coordinates from a CAD Link

This week What Revit Wants came back online, at their new home on WordPress over at

Starting Rebuild


Autodesk 2018 Direct Download Links – Download Revit, AutoCAD, Inventor

Using Box Sync to Share BIM Files and Retain Links and File Paths

How to Create 3D RPC Files From Any Geometry with this new Beta service from Archvision

Slab Insulation Families For Download

Yet Another Way to Randomize Planting and Entourage in Revit

How Good Are Your Revit People?

We all missed What Revit Wants! (The Revit Saver)

What Revit Wants New Web Location!

Some more fun with the new 2018 Revit Stairs, from CADNOTES.

Revit 2018: Multistory Stairs

This year Autodesk has included some of the Add-ins with Revit 2018, no longer requiring them to be downloaded from the app store. (RevitCat)

Autodesk Add-ins incorporated into Revit 2018

Keeping with the Revit 2018 flow, check out this post from Applying Technology to Architecture.

Tagging All in Revit 2018

Now for this weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts


CTT 67: AR/VR for Construction with Ric Khan from Mortenson Construction and Tech You Should Try – the Amazon Echo!    (ConTectTrio)

33 – Open Folder Location    (podCADing)

Episode 63 – Raspberry Pi for me, Raspberry Pi for you. I’ll have a Pi, you have one too!    (The Architech Show)


We can’t forget this week in Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for May 1-7, 2017

Wall issues…Dynamo to the rescue, find out more in this post from Livingroomcraftz.

Of lillies and remains

I will end this week’s Roundup with the NBS National BIM report for 2017.

NBS National BIM Report 2017

Until Next Week,


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