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Autodesk acquires Spacemaker AI, a generative design company for urban architecture, for $240 million

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November 24, 2020
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Spacemaker's software enables automated design of buildings and urban development projects considering factors like terrain, maps, wind, lighting, traffic, and zoning requirements. While architectural generative design software has already existed for some time, this tool considers a wider scope of factors beyond the building itself in order to further speed up the design process, reduce costs, and increase the usability of the resulting designs. Spacemaker will join Autodesk's existing architecture design software product team, A/E/C Solutions. Clients should engage to explore how these tools can improve outcomes in their own design and construction projects.

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