|Hey, it’s Michael from ArchSmarter,|
|I hope you’re doing well and staying healthy. Just a quick note that I’m hosting another Office Hours today at 3 pm EST. This will be a low-key, Q&A type session on all things Dynamo. I’m going to cover tips for building a Dynamo library, managing Dynamo packages, measuring non-orthogonal rooms, using conditional statements with unequal lists and a bunch more. I will show some examples and leave plenty of time for questions. My goal is to show up, share some guidance and answer questions. Just click the link below to register for the workshop.
I hope to see you at 3 pm! Don’t worry if you can’t make it. I will be recording the session and will send out an email soon after with a link to the recording. Alright, time to get to work. Here are five things to check out this week:
#1: What’s New in Revit 2021
In this world where coronavirus / Covid-19 are front and center in our everyday actions, finding the little things in life that give us a sense of normalcy are key. Dan Stine muses on this in his recent article for AECbytes by taking a loot at the new release of Revit 2021. Yup, it’s that time of year again. Give your mind a little break from the worries and take a read through some of the new features and enhancements that Revit 2021 is bringing to the industry.
#2: Shape Editing Tips in Revit
Does the mere thought of shape editing start you yawning? If so, check out landarchBIM’s quick dynamic presentation with tips for how to make the process of editing landscape shapes in Revit a little quicker and a little less boring. Lots of good tips for the next time you find yourself needing to add some site features to your project.
#3: Parametric Principles in the Interior
Here is a little bit of beauty for your Thursday Top Five in the form interior parametric design. Lucie Hanzlílová demonstrates how to use Revit and Dynamo to create dynamic interior designs. Make sure to check out her video walk-thru at the bottom of her article as well. Good stuff!
#4: The Best Thing on My Desk
Many of us have made the transition to working from home. That transition may have required some shifting around within your house to carve out a dedicated work space. I did in my case. Likewise, Bob Borson writes about his journey creating and personalizing his own home work space. Take a peek at the great photos submitted by some of Borson’s Instagram followers and find out what are the best things they are putting on their own desks. Great share, Bob!
#5: Take Good Care
Never has the practice of taking care been more important than it is these days. But taking care applies not only to the personal side of our lives but also the professional side as well. The Practice of Architecture shares thoughtful ideas on how to keep it real and create supportive and healthy habits for your team and yourself as well.
Question of the Week:
Do you use a tablet-based drawing app? If so, ARK member Andrew Hinterman wants to hear from you! What app do you use for freehand drawing? Any good tips to share? Click the link below to share your thoughts.
That’s all from me. Hope you’re having a great week.