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Weekly Roundup – 2017.40

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Oct. 1st – Oct. 7th, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with an awesome post from Brian at The Revit Saver about the BLK 360 and what he is doing with it at his work Harvey’s Plumbing and Heating.

Leica BLK360 for Revit MEP Design to Fabrication – Part 1 Initial Scanning

Keeping on the BLK 360 track, here are a couple of interesting articles from Matterport, about teaming up with Leica.

Effort aims to provide comprehensive offering for construction lifecycle

Matterport cloud-based platform to read in Leica’s BLK360

If you are looking to get to somewhere a roadmap always helps, and BIM is not different. Find out more in this roadmap from practical BIM.

Use a Revit Road Map to get to BIM

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

Weird Railing Stuff – part 8 – Moving Handrail Supports      (Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7a,)

Who won’t want a little machine learning in there Dynamo! (proving ground)

LunchBoxML for Dynamo

Keeping on the Dynamo track, there is always time to learn it…just ask The Revit Kid.

You don’t have time to learn Dynamo, you say?

If you are looking for some help making an awesome Revit template then you need to sign up for Michael’s free webinar next week. (ArchSmater)

FREE Workshop – 5 Steps to Creating a High-Performance Revit Template

Time for a Tutorial, this one comes to us from Revit A Structured Approach.

Tutorial – AutoCAD Civil 3D Surface to Revit Topography

Say goodbye to A360 Desktop. (CADNotes)

A360 Desktop Version Expiration Warning

The week that was in the world of BILT from the RTC News Blog.

BILTna 2017 Top Ten Speaker Chad Speas

Why I Speak at BILT – Michael Dunn

Meet Alice Leung, BILT Asia’s new Associate Committee Member

Coyote calling, it has begun!

Don’t forget to check out this week’s Revit Add-ons news.

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

The October issue of AUGIWorld is out. (AUGI)

AUGIWorld October 2017 Issue

What is your industry bias? Find out more in this post from the Proving Ground.

Industry Transformation and the Challenge of Professional Bias

This week the fine folks over at EvolveLAB shared a cool Dynamo graph for upgrading Revit files.

43: How to Develop a ‘Real’ Sustainability Program that Aligns with your Organization – w/ Barbra Batshalom from the Sustainable Performance Institute    (Constructrr)

The ConTechCrew 89: Data Analytics in Construction with Kris Lengieza     (The ConTechCrew)

ConTech Tuesday: The Tech Tool Belt by Runnur Mobile Tech Gear      (JBKnowledge)

Here is a great review of FormIt from AECMagazine.

REVIEW: Autodesk FormIt 2018

I will end this week’s Roundup with a Revit Top 5 from the Revit Blog.

Top five ways to extend your Revit skills (part 2)

Until Next Week,


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