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Watch “The Printable House” video by 1:1 Arkitektur

Danish architects from 1:1 Arkitektur — in collaboration with Facit Homes — are constructing an entire house in just four weeks with only their computer (it looks like that they are using Autodesk® Revit®) and a CNC machine. Constructed entirely out of wood, the printed house demonstrates a sustainable, quick and affordable alternative to conventional building that […]

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Autodesk Expands Online Guide To Sustainable Design For Green Building Retrofits

Autodesk has announced the availability of major updates for the Autodesk Guide to Sustainable Design for Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Launched earlier this year at the American Institute of Architects conference, the free online guide helps architecture, engineering and construction professionals make better informed decisions to achieve building performance goals […]

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Design Information Technology Software

Autodesk Offers Wide Variety of Resources and Support for Education Community

The beginning of the new academic year is here and Autodesk, is expanding its support for students and educators as they return to campus. Autodesk has announced that it is increasing access to its 2010 offerings, valuable curricula and additional resources for student and teacher communities […]

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Design Economics Software

Autodesk Assistance Program for Unemployed Designers, Engineers, and Architects gets featured in the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal has an article on how companies are offering career counseling to customers who’ve lost jobs during the recession, hoping to help old friends and win additional loyalty when the economy recovers […]

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Design Information Technology Software

Autodesk Buys Software Assets From Boss International

Autodesk has acquired certain assets from Boss International, Inc. to expand its water resources analysis capabilities for the architecture, engineering and construction industry […]

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Design Software

Autodesk Extends on Building Information Modelling

Autodesk has entered into a collaboration with Vela Systems, a provider of mobile field automation software for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries. The collaboration integrates Vela Systems Field BIM Software Suite with Autodesk Navisworks […]

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Design Economics Innovation Software

Autodesk and the Clinton Climate Initiative Join Forces to Support the Building of Sustainable Cities

As a world leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software, the most important contribution Autodesk can make to address global sustainability challenges is to provide customers with innovative technologies. A new tool being developed will help cities manage their greenhouse gas emissions levels […]

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Design Information Technology Software

The “Autodesk Story” is now online

Autodesk has come a long way since our founding 25 years ago as a pioneer in the world of computer-aided design (CAD). Our flagship product, AutoCAD software, has become synonymous with CAD and is a fixture in design shops worldwide. We have industry-leading 3D solutions for industrial design and manufacturing; architecture, engineering and contruction; as well as media and entertainment. Today, we stand as the world’s leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software […]

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Design

New Autodesk Tools Help Simplify Energy-Efficient Building Design and Renovation

Autodesk announced the availability of Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 software, a whole-building performance analysis tool, and the Autodesk Guide to Sustainable Design, a new free online resource for designers that illustrates sustainable design principles, decisions and technologies for every phase of the building project lifecycle. This new product and online resource provide architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms with tools that help simplify and enable sustainable design decisions […]

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Design Readings Software

AutoCAD Available for Free for Student Engineering and Design Community

Autodesk has announced that AutoCAD software will be available for free to members of the worldwide Student Engineering and Design Community. The Student Community was created three years ago to help architecture, engineering and digital entertainment students gain access to educational resources and technical expertise. The Student Community now has more than 570,000 members representing more than 19,000 schools in 139 countries […]