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Weekly Roundup – 2017.25

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of June 18th – June 24th, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post that takes a look at what you can do with Revit and VR, from BIM 42.

VR for Revit

Time to catch up on the world of the “Bad Monkeys” in this post from Havard Vasshaug.

Edvard Munch and Bad Monkeys

Tim from the RevitCat blog, give us more details on Global Parameters this week.

Global Parameter Enhancements in Revit 2018

Forget the end of the World, is this the end of BIM…and some other pretty cool stuff from the Hagerman & Company Blog this week.

It’s the End of BIM as You Know It—Are You Ready for Connected BIM?

Creating a VR scene for Sketchfab using 3ds Max

5 Tips for Architects on Designing a Better Workplace of the Future

Interesting post from CADZulu about SketchUp’s place in BIM.

Is There A Place For SketchUp In The BIM Process?

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

I Can Trust This Family Can’t I?

BILTna 2017 Speaker Spotlights!

What Are We Talking About….?

DBEI Night Singapore

What Was Your BILTanz Experience?

Data Delivery to Owners – What do they need?

Why You Should Attend BCS Europe 2017 (…And your Early Bird Discount – first 10)

This week’s posts from Dan over at BIM Chapters.

Revit’s Section Box Tips and Tricks

Render Appearance Search Path

Up next who wants some more spaghetti? (Livingroomcraftz Blog)

That’s pep

Sugo alla casa… LRCZ Style

A short commercial break

This next post is a sad, but true story about Revit, from Just shut up and do BIM.

A Rosegarden Funeral of Sores

Fun with Flux, from Parametric Monkey.

Flux Dashboard

This week Autodesk sent out emails to that lucky enough to get selected to speak at AU 2017, Jarod got an email.

Autodesk University – It Is On!

Here is a post about how the selections for #AU2017 were made from the AU Blog.

You’ve Got Class: AU 2017 Proposal Selections

Time to update your version of Rhythm! (sixtysecondrevit)

Updated Get/Set Instance/Type Parameters

All of this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts for the week can be found below.


CTT 73: Technology Training & Hardware Innovation with Buck Davis from BIMbox USA    (ConTechTrio)

Dynamo NEXT S2E4 – Talk Data to Me     (Ryan Cameron)

Here is this week’s knowledge from What Revit Wants.

Getting Better and Faster at Revit – Part 2 – Project Browser

Let’s All Agree that Using Detail Lines for Grids is Really #BadRevit

As-Built Structure Scanning and Modeling Techniques, Tips and Hacks: Case Studies Managing Difficult Structural Projects

WhiteFeet Tools updated for Revit 2018 (very cool)

Good leaders are hard to find, but if you practice effective leadership you could become one. (The BIM Jedi)


How to be an Effective Leader

Some Revit Tips from the Revit Blog.

Get an edge on your Revit training with 5 need-to-know terms

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

The Week that was in Revit and Navisworks Add-ons for June 12-18, 2017

I will end this week’s Roundup with the news of a new CEO for Autodesk. (TenLinks)

Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost as President, CEO

Until Next Week,


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