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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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Last week we tried a fun experiment using Forma ..... ... And we were happy surprised with the results!!
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This guide will teach you how you can quickly draw design options on a site in order to run a massing study.
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August brought us a whopping 28 product updates! But what's on the horizon?
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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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A few weeks ago, I posted on LinkedIn about an Apartment Calculator Dynamo Script I had created using the Dynamo Player in Forma Beta. That post went viral – it has since been liked over 400 times and has been seen by close to 35,000 people! 
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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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This guide explains the difference between proposals, proposal layers, scenarios and scenario layers, and how to work with these in a Forma project.  
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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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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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Discover two efficient methods for creating parking designs in Forma and save valuable time. 
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This guide shows how you can improve facade allocation for better daylight early in the design phase for a more sustainable project.
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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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Ever wondered what happens during a hackathon? Or why developers love the concept so much that they will travel to a different country and even sacrifice a good night sleep to be part of it?  If so – this one is for you!    
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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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Forma's 2nd User Group Event on October 26th featured a sneak peek of the upcoming AU class, "Simplify Sustainable Design with Autodesk Forma." The event showcased exciting developments, including a Rhino to Forma Workflow demo, and a comprehensive lecture on AI tools for conceptual design. 
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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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The detailed noise analysis provides results on the ground, facades, and roofs for a simulated noise situation from roads.
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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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