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6a017c3334c51a970b01b8d0aac787970c-800wi.jpgInventing is what a group of middle school students did when they used Autodesk Fusion 360 to design what they call an energy scooter.

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3d hubs.jpg3D Hubs and Autodesk will be working as partners in Autodesk's Spark platform and program, with aspirations of taking their 3D printing users to the next level with a standardised platform.

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Free design software for students

by Board Manager ‎01-16-2015 09:03 AM - edited ‎01-16-2015 09:08 AM

free software.jpgPreparing students for the jobs of tomorrow with free design software today!

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Visualisation reflects vision in 18-story glass creation in Sandton CBD

by Board Manager ‎01-15-2015 08:12 AM - edited ‎01-15-2015 08:20 AM

Alice Lane Bowman 1.pngOne of Africa’s top law firms will be the anchor tenant in the brand new 18-floor office building currently being constructed on the corner of Alice Lane and Fifth Street in Sandton’s commercial centre.

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Making 3D printed Electronics a reality

by Board Manager ‎01-13-2015 01:02 PM - edited ‎01-13-2015 01:04 PM

Screen shot 2015-01-13 at 1.57.27 PM.pngProject Wire is a new design tool under active development at Autodesk that provides electronics and 3D printing enthusiasts with the ability to place components, route 3D wires, and output multi-material print data for fabrication

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Disruptive Technologies - 3D printing

by Board Manager on ‎12-10-2014 09:19 AM

6a017c3334c51a970b01901ee10558970b-800wi.jpgThe future of how things are made is evolving rapidly to fit a changing world. Driven by disruption, it’s no longer science fiction or limited to the imagination, the design-led revolution is now underway driven by cloud and advances in collaboration, simulation, visualization, 3D printing and solutions.

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Design Trends in 2014 and Beyond

by Board Manager ‎12-09-2014 12:45 PM - edited ‎12-09-2014 12:54 PM

header_projects_dreamcatcher2.jpgAutodesk is changing the way the world is designed and made. We track and drive significant design technology trends, to make sure that our customers have the best design tools and are equipped for the future. Here are some of trends that are keeping Autodesk and our customers busy and intrigued about the future of making things. 

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Growing bricks out of mushrooms?

by Board Manager on ‎11-27-2014 03:09 PM

53b2dcb0c07a806b4b0001ea_what-autodesk-s-acquisition-of-the-living-means-for-architecture_ps1_22-667x1000.jpgSoftware giant Autodesk has acquired forward-thinking design studio The Living, headed by David Benjamin. The Living will become the latest addition to Autodesk’s research network, in a move which Benjamin says “will enable The Living to do more of what we are already doing and super-charge it.” (Image: The Living’s “Hy-Fi” installation at MoMA PS1. Image © Kris Graves)

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Manufacturing in the Cloud

by Board Manager on ‎11-26-2014 08:50 AM

video-design.jpgA few months ago, designing a product, simulating its behaviour and its complex manufacturing processes in the cloud was unheard of. However, the launch of affordable, application-agnostic cloud solutions for manufacturers is aiming to shift the perceptions of even the most risk averse manufacturers.

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CASE STUDY: Epic architectural design project is ecologically friendly too

by Board Manager ‎11-26-2014 08:27 AM - edited ‎11-26-2014 08:35 AM

Alice Lane Marsh 2.pngAn epic design project in Alice Lane, Sandton, which began in 2013, has created the last important piece of an urban puzzle. Not only creating an iconic structure in the urban landscape but also enhancing the piazza's relationship with the sky and the views.

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