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We'd like to tell you all about 15 updates that we've added to Forma since the last monthly update and say a little about where we're headed next. Available now: Forma Board, Usability improvements in Forma Add-in for Revit, Revit 2025 and import flexibility, Usability improvements in Forma Plug-in for Rhino
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Every month, we and our partners are hosting many events both online and offline, as well as attending conferences that might be relevant for many of you.
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On March 12th, the Forma community members gathered for their 3rd Community Event in the Netherlands. The gathering was hosted by Heembouw.  
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  We'd like to tell you all about 16 updates that we've added to Forma since last monthly update and say a little about where we're headed next. Available now: Labels Edit Constraints in 3D Additional context for Rhino CSV export of area metrics Filtering for day/evening/night and Rails and Roads in noise analysis
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We'd like to tell you all about 20 updates that we've added to Forma since last monthly update and say a little about where we're headed next. Available now: LoD2 buildings in parts of Germany Data provider map More detailed OSM Buildings
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We are happy to announce that we have just released the housing feature in Forma.   With our flexible housing feature, you can swiftly populate your site with diverse range of housing types and quickly iterate on your design. This feature accommodates low-density housing developments such as row houses, single housing, and duplexes.   I would also like to thank everyone who has provided valuable feedback on the housing prototype over the past three weeks (link). We have learned a lot from this feedback and it has surely enhanced the quality of our initial release.   Please try the new feature and let us know what you think!   Best regards, The team: Ragnhild, Ensi, Vegard, Kjetil, Pål, Martin and Arne  
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We'd like to tell you all about 22 updates that we've added to Forma since last monthly update and say a little about where we're headed next. Available now: Forma for Rhino improvements and easier download,  pile of new extensions (including Dynamo and AI tools), Proposal timelines for scrolling through your design history, SOC2 certification, More and better terrain for more locations ... and more!
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We're thrilled to tell you all about another 19 updates that we've added to Forma.
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It is now possible to add custom floorplans to Library and then re-use them across Basic Buildings.
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We're excited to announce this release which greatly increases the reliability in Rhino interop and gets us another step closer to full release.   Critical fixes in pursuit of a wider distribution  - Fixed conflicts with other add-ins (including Speckle) - Install with or without admin rights for single or all users - Fixes many dropped geometry problems sending buildings from Rhino to Forma including files containing geometry with interior holes - Fixed problems receiving surrounding building context data - Fixed a potential port conflict with other local services - Removed the "Push Continuously" feature for now (we'll look at restoring it once the platform supports live updates more thoroughly)
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🤓More personalized onboarding tailored to your unique needs 👩‍💻 The debut of our first generative design iteration 🤓More personalized onboarding tailored to your unique needs 👩‍💻 The debut of our first generative design iteration 💥 Open beta launch for Solar panel analysis 💚 Closed beta rollout for Carbon analysis 💣 Forma API Forum is set to go public next Monday
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We are excited to announce the release of the initial set of terrain editing capabilities in Forma! With this update, you can now easily flatten the terrain in specific areas and apply grading around the designated footprints.  
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We're happy to share that Forma now supports import of reference images and placing them into the terrain, which was often requested by our customers.   With this feature available, you can use an image or existing sketch as an underlying layer to continue designing on top of it in Forma.
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Hello, We are thrilled to announce that we are celebrating the Forma Launch worldwide with our community. We would be delighted if you could join us in the nearest city to you at the following locations: Oslo, London, San Francisco, Paris
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- improved discoverability by adding a separate Compare button to the left panel - improved navigation by grouping analysis results by proposal - open more windows from right-click menu (split vertically or split horizontally)
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Revit Next Gen Add-In Size of update @medium-updates Time of release 9:30 AM EST 10 March 2023 Why? Release first new version of Revit Next Gen Add-in since the 6th of February Short description Support for current Revit Preview Release. Support for new Revit Preview Release features TopoSolid and Dark Mode/Light Mode option. Support for scenarios when loading from Spacemaker and updating Spacemaker with Revit changes. Restored option from classic to merge walls vertically. Levels are now always separate per-building. Support for export restrictions due to third party data licensing requirements.
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