Former Autodesk CEOs Raise $200 Million for Autonomous Manufacturing Startup

Amar Hanspal and Carl Bass were both named in an SEC document filing for the new company. By Katharine Keane Former Autodesk CEO Carl Bass and former interim co-CEO Amar Hanspal have joined forces to establish an autonomous manufacturing startup called AutoLab AI, which has...
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How Real-Time Rendering Can Reduce Your Time and Effort in Architectural Design

Architects are always trying to be more efficient and adding more value for clients. But with most software, rendering is very time-consuming, impairing efficiency significantly. It is exhausting for designers when the process of visual processing uses energy that would be better...
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morpholio unveils smart fill, the world’s first area calculator for live design sketching

morpholio launches ‘smart fill’ for the already popular tracepro application on iPad and iPhone. whether it’s a simple DIY home renovation or a professional project, the app lets you sketch in real time while it calculates the actual area of any space and then fills it for you,...
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Autodesk Revit and Dynamo Get Major Updates

Revit 2019 and Dynamo 2.0 feature improved functionality and new features, many of which stem from user requests. By Wanda Lau Major updates to two popular software titles for architecture have been recently released. The first of these was the newest version of Autodesk Revit...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 20: Dissecting the Code, Part 5 – Code Review, Meet Automation

Smartreview Inc. is digitizing one often-excruciating aspect of the building permitting process with its cloud-based Automated Plan Review software. By ARCHITECT Staff Now in season three of ArchitectChats, we are continuing our Dissecting the Code series, which highlights...
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In case you missed it, Autodesk Releases AutoCAD 2019

The latest edition of the ubiquitous software will include seven specialized toolsets and new web and mobile applications. By Selin Ashaboglu Today, software developer Autodesk announced the release of AutoCAD 2019, which will include seven specialized toolsets and new web and...
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Digital drawing app makes perspective drawing easy

By Robert Nieminen Recognizing a need for architectural tools that go beyond simply doodling on a tablet, Kenoff and company launched Morpholio Trace, a drawing app created specifically for architects and designers that infuses “digital magic” into the analog tools of drawing....
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This Week in Tech: Urban Delivery Drone Concept and AutoCAD 2019 is released

Plus robots manufacturing timber beams, and more design-tech news from this week. By Selin Ashaboglu Dragonfly by PriestmanGoode from PriestmanGoode. on Vimeo. London-based design consultancy PriestmanGoode revealed a concept for delivery drones called Dragonfly that could help...
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Flux to shut down its data-sharing software and shift direction

The popular platform for sharing information and conducting cloud-based computation among architects, engineers and construction workers has announced it will be shutting down its tool suite come March 31. By Jonathan Hilburg Flux, the popular platform used by architects,...
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The Algorithm: Cove.Tool Runs the Numbers for Designers

The founders of Cove.Tool are delegating the tedium of data-crunching to machines, a growing trend that will free architects to direct their creative talents elsewhere. By Murrye Bernard Architects who harness technology to automate repetitive tasks, such as compiling door...
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