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Weekly Roundup – 2017.35

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Aug. 27th – Sept. 2nd, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with the latest update to the Revit Roadmap from the Revit Blog.

Revit Roadmap Update – August 2017

This post is for all you MAC users out there, from Total BIM Makeover.


Now for a handy Revit Family tip from Applying Technology to Architecture.

Create Type Catalog from Existing Revit Family

Not recommended, but sometimes you don’t have a choice (Total BIM Makeover)


All the news you need to know from last week for Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for Aug 21-27, 2017

If you for an awesome Revit Plugin, then check out this one from John over at sixtysecondrevit.

Revit In Place Family Warning Plugin – Status

Let’s check out all the great posts from BIM Chapters this week. (Dan Stines LinkedIn)

BIM Chapters Update – Week of 27 August 2017, plus HoloLens Video

This week’s knowledge from Luke and What Revit Wants.

Your Revit Views Don’t Have to Look Flat and Boring

Free Tool To Batch Upload Documents to Aconex

First Steps to Successful Deployment of BIM for Healthcare Operations

Mixed Reality Development Tools

This weeks AEC/BIM Podcasts

E90 BILTNA 2017 RECAP    (BIMThoughts)

E006 #BBEXTREME 2017 RECAP    (BluePrints)

E003 Deployments    (CADThoughts)

38: The Future of Work – w/ Jeff Saunders    (Constructrr)

ConTechTrio 84: Leading Innovation in Construction Tech with Josh DeStefano from DPR Construction    (ConTechTrio)

Alexa for Data Day Toronto    (Ryan Cameron YouTube Channel)

Dynamo Next S2E5 – Data Driven Analysis     (Ryan Cameron YouTube Channel)

Aaron Maller from Parallax joins BIM Broadcast Live Stream 20170811    (BIM Broadcast)

VRF for all…(Andekan)

VRF Systems Summer Showcase

Here is the news from BILT this week from the RTC News Blog.

Mother Nature Always Wins

Committee Confessions Chapter 10: What’s in a location?

Reflections on BILTna 2017

One Size Does Not Fit All – How do we learn from project to project?

BILTna 2017 Top Ten

Some fun with Dynamo in this post from Just shut up and do BIM.

Starless and Bible Black

Here are a couple of posts from The BIM Jedi about BIM user groups and industry groups in Canada.

BIM User Group?

CanBIM Event Toronto 2017

It’s that time of year…Back to School (ArchSmarter)

What Are Your Back to School Resolutions?

I will end this week’s Roundup with a post from Canadian Consulting Engineer.

Canadian Practice Manual for BIM released

Until Next Week,


Twitter: @theBIMsider
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LinkedIn: Carl Storms
Podcast: The Simply Complex Podcast
Podcast: BluePrints

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