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Weekly Roundup – 2017.38

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 17th – Sept. 23rd, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post or group of posts by Luke from What Revit Wants as a sort of BIM survey for 2017.

BIM Hardware and Software Survey 2017

If you are interested in Revit Model health, check out this post from IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog about Clarity.

Plan More, Firefight Less – Gaining Control With IMAGINiT Clarity Metrics

I missed this gem last week, but it’s worth sharing this week from Revit OpEd.

My Kingdom for a Dimension…or Two…Three

This gem is from this week, also from Revit OpEd.

Fixture Units don’t Update

A new version of Rhythm from John out this week read about it at sixtysecondrevit.

Fast Intersection Tests in #Revit with Rhythm

IFC export of all, find out what I’m talking about in this post from BIM 42.

Using the Revit IFC Export in your own add-on

It is always a good week when we get a Revit tip from The Revit Kid.

Revit Tip – Auto Section Box Using Scope Box.

This week’s AEC/BIM Podcast and Vodcasts.

41: How To Advocate for A Healthier, More Productive Workforce w/ Leigh     (Constructrr)

ConTechTrio 87: Scheduling Apps for Construction with Michael Carr, President at Touchplan      (ConTechTrio)

ConTech Tuesday: In-Depth review of the Newest Laser Distance Measurer by DEWALT     (JBKnowledge)

This post is about BILTEUR, but I love VW Busses, so that’s what the picture is for…but the post from Livingrromcraftz is just as cool.

A Volkswagen Microbus…

Gone with the wind…

Speaking of BILT, here is this week’s news from the RTC News Blog.

Concentrated Utopia

The Icing On The Cake

Session Spotlight: Late Additions

All Roads Lead to Aarhus

Time is Ticking for BILT Asia 2018 Abstracts

It’s been awhile but last week (yup another one I missed) Konrad posted a new blog on archi+lab.

removing controlled parameters from view templates

Good news for those using BIM 360 Docs, a new feature in the September release for model comparison. Learn more in this post form BIMNature.

BIM 360 Docs – Report differences in models

If you work with COBie and Revit, then you should check out Steve’s post at Revit OpEd about a new book.

New Book – Delivering COBie Using Autodesk Revit

This week the RevitCat talks about a command that many people dislike in Revit. I’m fine with it as long those you work with know about it and how it works.

Revit’s Most Hidden Commands (part 5) – Selection Locks

This week’s update from Dan and BIM Chapters. (via Daniel Stine LinkedIn)

BIM Chapters Update – Week of 17 September 2017

Another great weekly read is this post from Revit Add-ons…never miss a week!

The Week that was in Revit and Navisworks Add-ons for Sep 11-17, 2017

Speaking of Revit Add-ons this is a great one from PCL, learn more in this post from BIM Outsourcing.

PartsLab is a useful free Revit add-in

I’m going to end this week’s Roundup with this cool Video that Total BIM Makeover shared.


Until Next Week,


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