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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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Starting today, you can see the changes to a proposal visualized in the proposal timeline. You can go back in time and branch out from a past point in time, save snapshots, and view analyses ran on past proposals. 
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In this first episode, Dan shares the basic steps required to get started with Forma. then developing a design using massing tools that track floor and parking area metrics, and once the concept model is complete, the newly released Solar Energy analysis feature is presented. 
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Feature update for Explore: Roads and vegetation are now included! :railway_track: ️:deciduous_tree: Starting today, when you use the Explore feature, you'll not only generate basic buildings, but also discover roads and lush tree areas!
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August brought us a whopping 28 product updates! But what's on the horizon?
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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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The Autodesk Forma Design Contest was a resounding success, receiving 25 entries from architects worldwide who brought sustainable designs to life. 💫 In addition to applauding all the participants, we'd like to shine a spotlight on the winners.
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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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Whether you’re a seasoned ShapeDiver or Autodesk Forma user or looking to learn more about these platforms, this webinar gives you a glimpse into the robust ecosystem that Autodesk Forma is creating, starting with this ShapeDiver extension.  
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Follow these suggested steps to begin your self-serviced learning journey with Forma
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Discover two efficient methods for creating parking designs in Forma and save valuable time. 
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Learn about powerful and time-saving tricks to make your 3D Sketch sessions efficient and enjoyable with our comprehensive guide. 
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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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Welcome to our Community Gallery, a virtual space where the Autodesk Forma community gathers to share awe-inspiring images of cities and building designs. 
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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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The detailed noise analysis provides results on the ground, facades, and roofs for a simulated noise situation from roads.
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We have integrated with the new service of Dataforsyningen in Denmark which means they now come with official heights. Until now we would estimate the heights ourselves, which is less accurate.
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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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This guide shows how to create a Forma project, add contextual data and populate your proposal and scenario layers.   
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