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Autodesk introduces Forma for next-generation building design in the cloud
Autodesk releases the first version of Autodesk Forma, the new AEC/O industry cloud, with Spacemaker’s innovative technologies powering AI capabilities.
Amy Bunszel of Autodesk Talks to Architosh About Forma
We discuss in this feature other items about Autodesk Forma not mentioned in the official press release—such as interop, SketchUp export, Spacemaker customers, AI, NVIDIA Omniverse, and more.
Autodesk says new cloud-based AEC tool Forma coming in May
Autodesk Forma is on its way, says the US CAD giant. Spacemaker-based Forma industry cloud for AEC marks an inflection point for the company.
TestFit Announces USD 20 Million Funding Round
TestFit secures major Series A funding round—aims to use proceeds to further expand into other segments and better serve customers.
INSIDER: The Fourth Revolution—How Spacemaker AI Optimizes Architecture Development
Spacemaker AI doesn’t threaten architects as we know them. It simply makes Architecture even more impactful.
INSIDER: Augmented Intelligence: Digital Blue Foam’s Alternative Approach to Generative Design in Architecture
Digital Blue Foam’s unique tools may make it an architect’s ideal generative design partner—augmented AI intelligence for all of us.
TestFit.io — Architecture Needs a Better User Experience
Could the field of architecture offer a different kind of experience for clients? TestFit.io’s founder, a trained architect himself believes so. TestFit.io technology is enabling architects to get paid for work they use to give away for free. And the good news is architecture can get better and architects can be more valued.
TestFit Doubles Customer Base in Challenging Housing Market
TestFit is transforming building feasibility studies by offering “real-time” generative design that is approachable to typical AEC professionals.
Member Access — (emTech) Section Plus for Xpresso #23
Member Access—(emTech) Section Plus is our exclusive that builds off of what we shared in Xpresso #23 on robotics, 3D printers, smart city news, computational design, remote collaboration tools in AEC and manufacturing industries.
3D News: Rhinoceros 7 for Mac and Windows—Now Shipping
Rhino 7 is now shipping worldwide and McNeel’s latest advanced 3D modeling and Grasshopper computational design platform offers the largest upgrade feature set in the history of the app.
Digital Blue Foam—Introduced to Masters Program at Budapest University
Digital Blue Foam is being introduced to postgraduate students in Budapest University of Technology and Economics MSc. Architecture program.
Member Access — (emTech) Section Plus for Xpresso #22
Member Access—(emTech) Section Plus is our new exclusive that builds off of what we shared in Xpresso #22 on AI, robotics, emTech in AEC, CAD and manufacturing industries.
Details on Autodesk’s Spacemaker Acquisition
Spacemaker is the big acquisition announced by Autodesk at AU 2020 this week. We discuss further details about Spacemaker and Autodesk’s intentions with it.
Generative Design in Revit Powers Speed for Stamhuis
Dynamo automation helps Stamhuis—a leading retailer in Europe—build customized, powerful, and efficient Revit workflows, improving BIM and project delivery.
Autodesk Intros ‘Generative Design’ inside Revit 2021 Among Other Features
Autodesk adds computational design tools directly inside the new Revit 2021, along with the new capability to do slanted walls and much more.
A Focus on AAD (algorithms-aided design) in Architecture
Our third annual architosh INSIDER Report—now delivered in the first quarter of the new year—takes a deep look at AAD (algorithms-aided design) in Architecture by talking to those involved in its key new developments.
INSIDER: Introduction—A Focus on AAD (algorithms-aided design) in Architecture
The third edition of our annual INSIDER Report delivers another concentrated dose of feature articles on another key topic in the industry—AAD (algorithms-aided design) or otherwise known as “computational design.”
INSIDER: Hypar Looks to Unlock AEC Industry Expertise via Computational Design Ecosystem
The AEC market isn’t just hamstrung by data silos, AEC industry expertise itself is missing its true market potential, both economically and socially on a global scale.
INSIDER: Ladybug Tools Aim to Take Environmental Analysis to Wider Audience
Architosh talks with ‘Ladybug Tools’ co-founders Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari and Chris Mackey, about their young software company’s near future with computational design tools technology that aims to be more democratized soon.
INSIDER: How JPW is using Bentley’s OpenBuildings Designer GenerativeComponents to Push the Edge of Practice with Technology
A mid-sized architectural practice in Australia has designed what will be the largest building in the country once finished. In the process, the firm advanced the use of computational design with BIM using Bentley’s OpenBuildings Designer GenerativeComponents (OBD-GC).
A New Openness—How Vectorworks is Adapting to the World of Integrations
A software application famous for its all-inclusive capabilities is learning how to gain new powers for its users by connecting to others.
INSIDER Xpresso #12—Subscribers First to Read In-Depth Report on McNeel’s “Rhino.Inside”
Our latest INSIDER Xpresso #12 newsletter features a key upcoming INSIDER Report on McNeel’s pivotal SDK technology ‘Rhino.Inside.’ Subscribers to the newsletter have gained early access to learn all about how Rhino and Grasshopper technology may find its way into every major CAD and BIM tool in the AEC market at some point in 2020.
AAD software company TestFit Raises $2M for new breed of AEC software
TestFit secures $2M in seed funding round. The market for generative design software to explode, doubling to $275M by 2023.
New Book by McNeel—Essential Algorithms and Data Structures for Grasshopper
McNeel releases a new book on Essential Algorithms and Data Structures for Computational Design.
Fireside Chat: Talking about emTech (Emerging Technologies) with Vectorworks
What the Advanced Technology Group at Vectorworks is working on can excite the senses—especially for Vectorworks users!
Third Annual Architosh ‘INSIDER Report’ Due Early February
The next issue of architosh INSIDER Reports will come in February and will pack a punch on Algorithms-aided Design (AAD) content for AEC users.
INSIDER Xpresso #11 — Interview Shares Details on Vectorworks’ Emerging Technologies Research Group
Vectorworks executives help us peer into the future of Vectorworks technologies—focusing on AAD (algorithm-aided design), AI and machine learning, AR and VR and much more
AIA: Revolutionary Software for Architects and Planners—Debuted in Vegas!
Digital Blue Foam’s automated workflow uses web data to inform generative design and links to BIM software to reduce time for design study by 50-98%.
New Autodesk Civil 3D Gets Powered by new Dynamo Integration
Dynamo for Civil 3D helps Autodesk’s key infrastructure package enter the next era of civil design.
Pondering the Impact of AI (artificial intelligence) in AEC Industries—the Wide View
As AI and Machine Learning Penetrate the AEC industry with intensity in 2019, Architosh discusses the possible impacts of these technologies with five computational design experts already exploring their use in Architecture and Engineering sectors. This article first appeared in INSIDER Xpresso.
NXT BLD (Next Build) London Conference—Live Feeds Available for Sign-Up
Those not in London next week can still catch the action at NXT BLD (Next Build) 2018 via three separate streams which they can sign up for.
McNeel Ships New Rhino 6—Grasshopper Now Built-In
The long-awaited Rhino 6 with integrated Grasshopper is now shipping worldwide. New flexible cloud licensing make using Rhino 6 wherever you are easy.
Bespoke Computational Tools at Payette Drive Unforeseen Values to Firm and Client Alike
Grasshopper, Ladybug, Honeybee, HumanUI…these are just some of the buzz words among those doing computational design at Payette, a subset of the major Boston-based practice doing work around the world.
Autodesk Releases Dynamo 1.1 Update for Computational Design
T-Splines technology gets added to Autodesk’s Dynamo computational design tool. More updates in 1.1 release…
Curators of Spatial Computation—What Autodesk Project Fractal Says About Future Architects
In this special feature, Architosh discusses Autodesk’s Project Fractal presentation at AIA Philadelphia, placing it within the context of the growing AEC industry interest and development in computational design software. Algorithmic design tools are far from a passing fad; this article discusses why and how some of the work of the Generative Design Group at Autodesk is pushing the envelope in interesting directions.
Job Listing: Simulicity, Inc. now adding software engineers
Simulicity is a stealth-mode IT startup, fusing Big Data and Design Thinking to make smarter, faster urban planning a reality for architects…and for the communities they serve
Smartgeometry 2013 underway in UK – Bentley event news highlights
Bentley sponsors 10th Smartgeometry conference in London