Course Description

Do you want to learn Dynamo but don't have the time? 

Does your need to be billable override your desire to learn? 

Are you already working 50+ hours a week and just want to get home in time for dinner with your family?

Sound familiar?

Dynamo is a powerful tool that can help you save a LOT of time in Revit. 

But it takes time to learn how to use it.

And time is in short supply when you’re already working on a bunch of projects.

That's why I created Dynamo for Busy People

Get a Dynamo lesson a day for 25 days delivered straight to your inbox. 

You'll get the Dynamo script file and an annotated screenshot that shows you exactly how the script was created.

Each week's scripts will address a specific aspect of Revit. Here's the schedule of topics.

  • Week 1: Sheets
  • Week 2: Views
  • Week 3: Geometry
  • Week 4: Families
  • Week 5: Miscellaneous

The scripts will progress in complexity throughout the week, with each script building on the previous one.

At the end of the twenty-five days, you'll have twenty-five new tools.

Here's what people are saying about Dynamo for Busy People:

"Just wanted to write and thank you for your course. I thoroughly enjoyed learning from you and hearing from you every day or two! This has been great at getting the Dynamo ball rolling around my company and we’re looking forward to what it can do. I appreciate you and your course giving us the push we needed." M. Shope, Dallas TX

"Awesome! Great job! Our company (11 people total) wants to start using Dynamo more for everyday tasks so this is a great jump start!J. Perry, Birmingham AL

"It is super helpful to learn how other people use Dynamo and it is valuable to have you spend the time creating the scripts so I don’t have to! Thanks for the scripts!" K. Trout, Essex Junction VT

"I think the setup of this course is perfect. Being able to refer to the information when time is available is great for any busy person!" L Flowers, Harrisburg PA

See the list below for the complete list of scripts included in Dynamo for Busy People.

Senior Instructor and Founder of ArchSmarter

Michael Kilkelly

Hi there! I'm Michael Kilkelly. I founded ArchSmarter 2014 as a way to help other architects become more productive and get the best results out of their design software. I’m a native New Englander. I live and work in Middletown, CT. Prior to starting ArchSmarter, I was an Associate at Gehry Partners in Los Angeles. I also worked for a number of design firms in the Boston area. I received my B.Arch from Norwich University and an SMArchS from MIT

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome!

    • Getting Started with Dynamo

    • Revit Sample File

    • Dynamo Packages

  • 2

    01 - Create Sheets from Excel

    • 01 - Description

    • 01 - Downloads

  • 3

    02 - Add Legend to Sheets

    • 02 - Description

    • 02 - Downloads

  • 4

    03 - Add Views to Sheets

    • 03 - Description

    • 03 - Downloads

    • 03 - Bonus Script

  • 5

    04 - Duplicate Sheets and Views

    • 04 - Description

    • 04 - Downloads

  • 6

    05 - Batch Print PDF

    • 05 - Description

    • 05 - Downloads

  • 7

    06 - Create View Filter

    • 06 - Description

    • 06 - Downloads

  • 8

    07 - Add Filter to Views

    • 07 - Description

    • 07 - Downloads

  • 9

    08 - Change Elevation Crop Lineweight

    • 08 - Description

    • 08 - Downloads

  • 10

    09 - Hide Categories in Views

    • 09 - Description

    • 09 - Downloads

  • 11

    10 - Create Views from Rooms

    • 10 - Description

    • 10 - Downloads

    • 10 - Bonus Script

  • 12

    11 - Create Floor, Roof and Walls from Points

    • 11 - Description

    • 11 - Downloads

  • 13

    12 - Create MEP Elements from Lines

    • 12 - Description

    • 12 - Downloads

  • 14

    13 - Create Grid and Insert Families

    • 13 - Description

    • 13 - Downloads

  • 15

    14 - Convert Filled Regions to 3D

    • 14 - Description

    • 14 - Downloads

  • 16

    15 - Generate Curved Roof with Adaptive Components

    • 15 - Description

    • 15 - Downloads

  • 17

    16 - Insert Families by Room

    • 16 - Description

    • 16 - Downloads

  • 18

    17 - Batch Rename Families

    • 17 - Description

    • 17 - Downloads

  • 19

    18 - Insert Multiple Wall-Hosted Families

    • 18 - Description

    • 18 - Downloads

  • 20

    19 - Batch Upgrade Revit Families

    • 19 - Description

    • 19 - Downloads

  • 21

    20 - Create Family Types from Excel

    • 20 - Description

    • 20 - Downloads

    • 20 - Bonus Script

  • 22

    21 - Revit Warning Reporter

    • 21 - Description

    • 21 - Downloads

  • 23

    22 - Assign Workset by Category

    • 22 - Description

    • 22 - Downloads

    • 22 - Bonus Scripts

  • 24

    23 - Renumber Column Grids

    • 23 - Description

    • 23 - Downloads

    • 23 - Bonus Script

  • 25

    24 - Model Statistics

    • 24 - Description

    • 24 - Downloads

  • 26

    25 - Create Sheets Using Python

    • 25 - Description

    • 25 - Downloads