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2017 wins the award for second hottest year since we started measuring in 1850. 6 scientific groups dedicated to measuring all measure the same result.

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The amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere is approaching a level not seen in 15m years and perhaps never previously experienced by a hominoid, according to the authors of a study.

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Go . Go . See Bruno's latest talk on evolutionary generation of houses using design principles from Christopher Alexander's "A Pattern Language" with 100% free software.

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Did you know you can get all of the properties and quantity take-off data of an element with ONE line of code for ? It's as simple as:


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is happy to release another Add-on v0.0.200621 with nearly 40 new features and fixes! It's 100% free and software for .

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Highlights include improved import optimisations, experimental support for native parametric geometry round-tripping, more stable multiprocessing, and custom cove.tool geometry integration for environmental analysis.

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With one line of code, let's print all the wall types used in a BIM project. Powerful, blazing fast: process hundreds of megabytes of BIM data in a split second. Here's today's code snippet, to help you on your way to Go , Go :

[print(wall_type.Name) for wall_type in ifc_file.by_type('IfcWallType')]

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Did you know with IfcOpenShell, it's one line of code to fetch all materials of an element? Here's today's IFC code snippet, to help you on your way to Go , Go :

[print(material) for material in [a.RelatingMaterial for a in element.HasAssociations if a.is_a('IfcRelAssociatesMaterial')]]

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There's an thread where the community is designing a logo for the Add-on project! Join in and help create the by the community, for the community.

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@thinkMoult Software subscription is a terrible idea under all circumstances, and I hope users will punish this decision.

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@brunopostle @thinkMoult Autodesk is even worse. Pay $1000 a year, only to spend 30 hours waiting for a model to export from Navisworks (aka. NavisDoesntWorks)

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@thinkMoult $250/year is a lot of money for something that hasn't really changed in years. I have 2016pro, and that only thing that got me was the inability to read files from newer versions of Sketchup

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If you missed it, a video recording of the latest monthly meetup for June is online:

See a demo of free software structural simulation with , and discussions about round-tripping data.

Learn more about movement abilities, if you've never done precision / CAD modeling in Blender before.

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is happy to release another Add-on v0.0.200525 with yet another 30 new features and fixes. It's 100% free and open source software for .

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Highlights include improved clash detection, more robust round-tripping including object re-use, basic cove.tool environmental analysis integration, and new experimental IFCXML and IFCJSON support!

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Tried Symfony. Fresh composer install. 64mb.

Stopped trying Symfony.

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