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Weekly Roundup – 2017.39

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Sept. 24th – Sept. 30th, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post from Paul over at Parametric Monkey about a topic we all know and love: BIM.

Putting BIM in Perspective

This is an awesome post with a free take away from The Revit Kid for all you budding Dynamo folks.

The Dynamo Desktop Cheat Sheet – Free Download!

I do enjoy these posts from Dan about the process of “BIMing” his home, read the latest one on his blog There’s no BIM like home.

PLQ 3-3 – Kitchen Konundrum

New firmware available for the BLK 360, find out more in this post from The Revit Saver.

Autodesk ReCap Pro for Mobile and BLK360 Firmware Update 09/25/2017

If you are curious about Clarity but don’t think your firm is not large enough you should check out this post from IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog and learn that’s not the case at all.

How Small & Medium Sized Firms Streamline Operations with Clarity

We got another post in the ‘Weird Railing” series from the RevitCat this week.

Weird Railing Stuff – part 7 – Support Spacing      (Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Weird Railing Stuff – part 7a – Support Spacing Postscript

Depth Cueing has been around since Revit 2017, but if you haven’t used it yet check out this post from The BIM Jedi.

Finally… The ability to show Depth in Revit

Another helpful Revit tip from Edwin, that you may know about, but maybe not. (CADNotes)

How to: Selectively Select Objects in Revit

This week’s news from the world of RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

Aarhus…In The Middle Of The Street

BILT SG infiltration at Aarhus

Workshop Spotlight: Making data relevant!

Committee Confessions – Chapter Twelve: All the little things…

3 More Days to go to Submit Your Abstracts

A couple of posts this week from Archsmater worth a read.

How to Measure Your Software Investment in 5 Easy Steps

The 10 Most Popular Links From ArchSmarter’s Thursday Top 5

Are you going to AU this year in Vegas, and maybe looking for some fun, then check out this post from the AU Blog.

Meetups: a CAD manager, a BIM manager, and an engineer walk into a corn hole game…

Here are all of this weeks AEC / BIM Podcasts & Vodcasts.

E007 SURPRISE!     (BluePrints)

42: How to Increase Performance and Productivity of Your Capital Projects w/ Stephen Mulva     (Constructrr)

The ConTechCrew 88: AR/VR for Construction with Travis Voss from Mechanical Inc.      (ConTechCrew – the old ConTechTrio)

ConTech Tuesday: Project Planning in Construction with Trello!     (JBKnowledge)

For all you want-to-be coders, or those wanting to learn more about coding, check out this post from The Building Coder.

My First Revit Plugin Enhancements

All the great posts from Dan this week on his blog BIM Chapters.

BIM Chapters Update – Week of 24 September 2017

If you use Revit, good chance you use Revit Add-ons, which means you should always be checking out this weekly post from the blog Revit Add-ons.

The Week that was in Revit Add-ons for September 18-24, 2017

An interesting workaround for Revit piping from Applying Technology to Architecture.

Revit Piping System Labels

A new collaboration this week with ARCHLine.XP and BIMobject.


I don’t do a lot with Electrical in Revit, but this seems to be a bad issue, that has been resolved in Revit 2018.1 (Revit OpEd)

Phases are Deleted – Electrical Issue – Cancel placing a wire

I’m going to end this week’s Roundup with a post that has nothing to do with BIM, but more to do with Johnny Cash, and a funny or “punny” joke I saw on Twitter and needed to share. Check out The Argyle Sweater by Scott Hilburn

Until Next Week,


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