AU 2017, BILT, BILTNA, Podcast Roundup

The Podcast Roundup – Episode 004 – Jan. 21st – Jan. 27th, 2018.

The BIMsider’s favourite Podcasts, Vodcasts and Videos from the world of AEC and BIM –  for the week of Jan. 21st – Jan. 27th, 2018.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with the first podcast of the year from one of our Favorites, BIMThoughts.



2) Podcast – from Brittanie of Constructrr

Intelligent Buildings: The Future of a Less Stressful & More Collaborative Urban Society

Summary from Podcast website:

“Kevin Flanagan, a partner at PLP Architecture speaks with us about the Oakwood Timber Tower feasibility study he did that demonstrates the viability of building a timber tower high rise constructed with cross-laminated timber (CLT) in downtown London. We cover some of the drivers of design innovation, including sustainability, millennial recruitment and retention, and service focus.”

3) Podcast – from The ConTechCrew

ConTechCrew 104: The Evolution of Daily Reporting with Stan Singh from Raken

Summary from Podcast website:

“The ConTech Crew: episode 104 interviews Stan Singh from Raken! In today’s show, rescue drones, DIY webcams, VR, Whopper neutrality, and more.”

4) Vodcast – From the JBKnowledge YouTube Channel.

ConTech Tuesday: The Power of 360 Photos in Construction with Struction Site!

Summary from Vodcast website:

“Rob McKinney, the ConAppGuru, walks you through the StructionSite app showing you how 360 photos can be put to work for you on your jobsite.”

5) Video – From the Amazon Web Services YouTube Channel.

AWS re:Invent 2017 – Autodesk’s Brian Mathews on Envisioning the Future with Generative Design

“Learn more about the benefits of running HPC on AWS: Brian Mathews, VP of Platform Engineering at Autodesk, demonstrates the power of generative design, which mimics nature’s evolutionary approach to design using cloud computing to explore all the possible permutations of a solution quickly. Autodesk relies on high performance computing on AWS to scale its solutions.”

6) Video – From David for The Architect’s Digital Design Guide

Module 3: Predesign Simulation FormIt

Summary from Blog:

“So, simulation is not just about tweeking the design you know, but informing the design you should be doing. This video introduces the concept of how to begin generating, and looking at simulation data as part of the predesign process:”

7) Videos – This week was a busy week for Dynamo User groups, which means a good week for shared videos from the PDUG and SFDUG

Philadelphia Dynamo User Group – Jan 23 – Part 1      (PDUG)

Philadelphia Dynamo User Group – Jan 23 – Part 2       (PDUG)

SFDUG Jan 2018 | Machine Learning and Computational Design Adoption      (SFDUG)

8) Video – From the Danny Bentley YouTube Channel.

Revit API C# Beginners Guide to Changing and Duplicate Wall Types

Summary from YouTube Channel:

“A beginner’s guide to changing a wall type and to duplicate a wall type and assign thickness to the structural layer.”

Until next week,



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