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Weekly Roundup – 2017.22

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of May 28th – June 3rd, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a nice recap of last week’s BILT ANZ 2017 Conference from Captain Bimcad.

BiLT ANZ 2017 Conference.

If you have been an ACAD user for a long time like I have, then you will find this post from CADpro Tips on Keyboard shortcuts handy.

Are you in Control or is AutoCAD?

Here are the highlights from Revit Add-ons for the week:

Docuflow – Sheets Quickly to PDF, DWG, and IFC, with a Drawing List

Free Walk-Through-3D for Autodesk Revit Version 3.0

IdeateApps for Revit 2018 Includes Four New Tools

Project Fractal 5.22.2017 Update – Features Three New Option Generation Methods

The Week that was in Revit and Navisworks Add-ons for May 22-28, 2017

Plus 8 more posts!

A little love from the AutoCAD Blog for a fellow blogger.

We Chat With Brandon Loehr of CAD Intentions

Who doesn’t like to play in the sandbox? (The Architect’s Companion)

Playing nice in the sandbox

Time for some knowledge from Steve over at Revit OpEd

Recover or Acquire a Shared Parameter

All the news you can handle from the world of RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

BILTna 2017 Speaker Spotlights!

BILTanz Travels Over the Rainbow (and back to the 80s)

I’m Not Actually a Wizard, I Just Manage Data

Home Stretch

Why you SHOULD Attend BCS North America

Just like every other week, Dan was busy writing up a store this week over at his blog BIM Chapters.

You Know VR is for Fun Too, Right?

Free ArchVision Rendering Webinar Presented by Dan Stine

Revit Input Options

Licaso Has Arrived! Annual daylight simulation software for AGi32 and ElumTools

Don’t Change That View Template!

We about 2 weeks into the voting for AU 2017 and this next post has some great classes you should vote for. (RVIT)

For Your Consideration… You can find more to vote for here 😉

Also for your consideration, all of this week’s AEC podcasts.



30: How to Achieve Company Success through Diversity and Innovation – w/ Randy Hall    (Contructrr)

CTT 70: 360 Photos and VR for Construction with Mostafa Akbari from HoloBuilder    (ConTechTrio)

35 – Blocks – The Basics    (podCADing)

EPISODE 65 – LIKE A BLK, THE SON OF A GOSLING    (The Architech Show)


This post is from a few weeks back, but still worth a look – from CAD Panacea.

Should I Use Revit for Conceptual Design? Maybe. Maybe Not!

Rhythm has had some update, check out what John has done with his great package over at this site – sixtysecondrevit.

Rhythm for Dynamo Updates

Now for some Revu love from Carol over at the Hagen Business Systems blog.

Default Markup Layer in Bluebeam Revu

Here are a couple of good posts from the Revit Blog this week.

FormIt: Every Project Starts with a Sketch

What’s New in Revit MEP 2018 for Energy Analysis

Useful Dynamo post from landarchBIM this week.

Renumber Viewports with Dynamo

Get your June edition of AUGIWorld.

AUGIWorld June 2017 Issue

This week’s crop of awesomeness from What Revit Wants.

Instance of link needs Coordination Review, Now What?

Color Fill Legend in a 3D View and See Rooms in 3D in Revit

Creating Flat Surfaces in Revit to Make 3D Grids or Datums

I will end this week’s Roundup with a post about the winner of the first ever DynAwards from designtech.

Designtech Dynawards – The Results

Until Next Week,


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