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Weekly Roundup – 2017.36

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 3rd – Sept. 9th, 2017.



I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post about the Fall update for FormIt from the FormIt Blog.

Fall 2017 update

Here is a great post (which videos) from the AU Blog featuring Kate Morrical.

5 Questions for Kate Morrical

If you use Revit and bimsync then you need to read this post from BIM 42.

Revit and bimsync Just Got a Room Together!

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

The Week that was in Revit and Navisworks Add-ons for Aug 28 – Sep 3, 2017

Another busy week for Luke over at What Revit Wants.

Open Source Photogrammetry Workflow with VisualSFM and Meshlab

Fix OneNote Screen Clipping Keyboard Shortcut

Revit API Python and Ruby Samples and Development Tools

Revit 2017.2.2 Update Direct Download Links

A Few Lessons Learned From My First Competitive Research Project

Some Dynamo fun from Livingroomcraftz & Just shut up and do BIM.

A quick one (while he is away)…

Daily WTF – Revit-wise

Some more Dynamo info in this post from BIMNature.

Dynamo: difference between IndexOf and FirstIndexOf

As always a great week of content from BIM Chapters. (Via Daniel Stine LinkedIn)

BIM Chapters Update – Week of 3 September 2017

This week Revit got a little older (as an Autodesk product), and if you have an industry collection you got the gifts (Revit Blog).

A little bit older, a lot more fabulous

This week AUGI put out its annual Salary issue.

AUGIWorld September 2017 Issue

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


39: Top Trends in CRE that Impact the Future- w/ Michael Bull    (Constructrr)

CTT 85: The Importance of Collaboration i Construction with Peter Lasensky from NoteVault    (ConTechTrio)

ConTechTuesday: Safety Gamification with Harness Hero by Simcoach Games    (JBKnowledge YouTube Channel)

EA184: How to Establish a Lasting New Habit [Podcast]    (EntreArchitect)


If you missed last week’s webcast from the Revit Kid, you are in luck.

Did you miss the Assemble webinar last week? Here is the replay…

Now for this week’s news from RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

Committee Confessions – Chapter Eleven: BILT’ing sustenance

Missed BILTna? Head Over to BILTeur!

BILTna 2017 Top Speaker Joe Banks

Who should decide on BIM content specification? The Architect? The Manufacturer? I don’t care what either of you want! I need…

What people say about #BuildConSum

It’s official! Singapore, here we come!

This post brings up a good question (NBS)

The BIM ‘label’ : Is the term still fit for purpose?

Time to learn from the robots, find out more in this post from ArchSmarter.

How to Automate Any Task with the LOA Framework

Never seems to be enough info on this topic (Revit OpEd)

Shared Coordinates – Autodesk Reference Information

These are my kind of grids…3D! learn more in this post from Autodesk Revit Structure

Revit – 3D Grids

Learn about some of the new 2018 Revit Schedule features in this post from IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog.

Take Control of your Revit 2018 Schedules

I will end this week’s Roundup with a cool post on the new BLK360 from It’s Alive In The Lab.

Brett Casson: Leica BLK360 Field Test on a Residential Property

Until Next Week,


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