The Architech Show

Architecture and Technology podcast hosted by Joe Banks, Greg Lamb and Willis Lim

Episode 54 - Top 10 Revit add-ins

June 1st, 2016

We're all back and Greg has a top 10 list of Revit add-ins that he puts to Greg for his opinion.

Top 10 Revit apps you should be using.

1. Ideate BIM Link

Easily link your Revit data to Excel. Starts at $850 (USD).

2. Coins Auto-Section Box

Cool enhancements for the already super-useful Section Box tool. Free.

3. Navisworks Exporter

Export Revit to Navisworks NWC format. Free.

4. Palladio X BIM Windows Layout

Manage and arrange your open Revit windows. Free.

5. RTV Xporter Pro

Batch export and print from Revit. Starts at $49 (USD).

6. Case Free apps

A variety of productivity apps. Free.

7. Dynamo

Very cool visual programming environment for Revit. Really powerful. Free.

8. Color By Number

Display parameter values by color in any view. Starts at $99 (USD).

9. Clark Dietrich Wall Type Creator

Automatically create information-rich wall types. Free.

10. dRofus

Sophisticated program, room and FF&E tools. Contact for pricing.

Episode 53 - RTC Australasia special with Nick and Marcello, pt 2

May 23rd, 2016

This week is the second part of the interview that Joe did at RTC Australasia recently with Nicholas Broadbent and Marcello Sgambelluri.

Episode 51 - Which application designed this building?

April 27th, 2016

This episode we talk about the passing of Zaha Haddid, lead poisoning and whether CAD applications have a certain trait that you can spot when you see a building or the drawings. Can you tell which application the building was modelled in because of its quirks?

Episode 50 - Hawaii Five-O

April 20th, 2016

Thank you! We did it! Episode 50. This week Joe brings us up to date on BrisBIM, the upcoming RTC conference and all the goodies that have come in the just released Revit 2017. The number one feature that got Greg interested... depth to elevations!

Episode 45 - Designing Buildings Efficiently

March 8th, 2016

This episode we talk about designing buildings efficiently. Do we need the 132132 consultants on a building or can we get by with as few as possible? Willis gets his camera geek on and Joe is informed that Snapchat is more than sending other people dirty pictures.

Episode 42 - Space, the final frontier and Autodesk 360

February 17th, 2016

Last week Albert Einstein's theory of Gravitational wave was proven by LIGO. We discuss this while Greg and Joe also put forward their theories on space and time. Joe brings back some goss about Autodesk A360 products announced at BrisBIM this evening.

Episode 39 - Special guest Lauren Schmidt

January 24th, 2016

This week we are joined by special guest Lauren Schmidt. Lauren is a landscape architect based in Rotterdam and has a blog on landscape architecture + BIM.

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Episode 38 - Hot Stuff in 2016

January 19th, 2016

Lots of cool and hot stuff is coming out in 2016. Joe and Willis discuss some of the hottest tech and what are the to 'watch' items in the next 12-18 months.

Episode 34 - Regale us with tales of your trip abroad good sir!

November 6th, 2015
Joe is back from RTC Europe and regales us with his tales from the event including the talks he gave to the attendees, talks he attended and some stuff he saw in Budapest.

Episode 28 - Fresh from RTC Asia

September 15th, 2015

RTC Asia has barely finished and we get the lowdown from Joe who was there to present a couple of sessions. Joe tells Greg and Willis about the sessions that he presented and what other sessions he found interesting as well as some tools that he's found useful on the show floor.

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