#BlenderBIM has won an Epic MegaGrant funding increased development on fundamental aspects that will change the industry and offer new options for architects, engineers, cost planners, programme schedulers, sustainability analysts, and more...
osarch.org/2021/05/25/epic-meg

Greetings mamsirs!

English as a second language is important for understanding, Important enough that perhaps it should be part of school in native-english speaking countries? It seems like this shortcoming is more common with higher socio-economic status/education.

npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/

Doing 2D CAD (and annotating BIM views) in #FreeCAD / @FreeCAD becoming increasingly fast, powerful and comfortable. More about this soon! Project with OpeningDesign

"It doesn't look like much" are famous last words for projects whose potential is just being realized. I'm sharing this again since the thread grew into a list of great examples of what Homemaker Topologic can do @topologicBIM @Blenderdomain #osarch
twitter.com/brunopostle/status

Go #OpenBIM. Go #OpenSource. #BlenderBIM Add-on v0.0.210404 has been released with 100 new features and fixes. It's our built environment, help support the BlenderBIM Add-on: 100% free and open source software that lets you author and document BIM data fully to ISO standards. It's built by the AEC community, for the AEC community. Get it today: blenderbim.org/

Check out the full release notes: community.osarch.org/discussio

When I refactored the #BlenderBIM Add-on at the start of the year, I fully decoupled the code that manipulates #BIM open data standards from Blender. The end result is that now there is a high level, expressive free software API for the entire industry to automate, generate, and manipulate BIM data. It's still early days, but the future is bright!

I posted an update on my work with the Homemaker Blender add-on. It's an interactive pointy-clicky tool for designing buildings (the main Homemaker tool is 100% command-line automation, this hasn't changed)
community.osarch.org/discussio

Hey maker people! It's clear now that I'm never going to get around to prototyping this idea for a cheap heat recovery unit. If it works, you can ventilate your building without spending more on heating.
mastodon.xyz/@brunopostle/1049
Idea for a ventilation fan with a *cheap* heat exchanger made from kitchen foil, foam rubber, wood, and lots of glue

I actually quite like k9 mail, the status messages are fun: "Next poll 4 days ago"

I knew there was a reason I left the lights on the Christmas tree

Putting some #Nodevember energy into #Laidout.. implemented several vector graphics construction nodes that let you do line "arrows" from any object, and clone on random point sets. I mean it's not making the entire Grand Canyon with a single shader on Blender's default cube, but hey, it's a start!

The new version of #StreetComplete (v26) has a fantasic new feature. It's much faster when download quests, and now will show you all the quests in an area. It's made things so so much faster & easier to use.

github.com/westnordost/StreetC
#xp #OpenStreetMap #OSM

Added the first of the two white-on-blue patterns. Only a few more patterns until I'm finished with the patterns for the rear portico, then I have some more sculpture and textures for the stone.

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