Computational Design

  • Data Exchange Connectors for Dynamo and Grasshopper Now Available in Public Beta.

    Increasingly, the global ecosystem of AEC technology appears as a multi-verse of tools, techniques, and data formats. Providing tools that make it easier for you to curate, share, and manage your design data, in whatever form it may take, is our team’s mission and a key priority for Autodesk. This includes project data – the […]

  • What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2023

    What’s New in Revit 2023? Better performance, more productivity features seeded from your requests, and smarter ways to work with data, both on the desktop and in the cloud.  It’s that time of year again! The Revit Factory is very excited to announce that Revit 2023 is in release and rolling out globally. Look for […]

  • Revit Public Roadmap Update | Fall 2021

    Autodesk Revit 2022.1 released in September and with it we have added new features to the Revit Public Roadmap. A reminder that we took questions on the Revit Public Roadmap at Autodesk University 2021, in three different “Ask Me Anything” sessions covering Architecture, MEP, and Structures. Recordings are available on demand here: Autodesk University 2021 […]

  • AU 2021 – What Not to Miss for Architects

    It’s fall — and that means it’s time for Autodesk University. Do you want to know more about Autodesk’s architecture offerings, extended product functionality, new add-ons, and tools that support projects from the studio to the jobsite? Join us October 5-7 at Autodesk University 2021, for this year’s free digital conference where we have many […]

  • Revit Public Roadmap Update | Summer 2021

    Autodesk Revit 2022 shipped in April and we have added new features to the Revit Public Roadmap. For a live look, check out the Kanban board on Trello and like your favorites. Click the image below to access the live version, or keep reading for a snapshot of the Summer 2021 update. As is true […]

  • Resources and Roadmap for Generative Design in Autodesk Revit and Dynamo

    Where to start learning about generative design in Revit and the product team takes your questions.

  • New layout studies for Generative Design in Revit

    Two new sample studies use grids to quickly generate room layouts aligned to social distancing guidelines.

  • Getting Started with Project Refinery

    Do you want to learn how to optimize your architectural designs to meet your design goals? Our beta software Project Refinery will allow you to do just that by harnessing the power of Generative Design. Generative design lets you create and evaluate many more design options than you could using manual methods and simultaneously explore […]

  • Portal Frame with Structural Analysis for Dynamo Package – Part 01

    In my previous post I showed you how to create a fully parametrized portal frame geometry in the Dynamo environment. After the Dynamo geometry is set, you can create the analytical model representation of this geometry in the Robot Structural Analysis Professional environment. The Structural Analysis for Dynamo package enables parametric modeling and structural analysis […]

  • Steel Connections for Dynamo – The Cornerstone of Steel Modelling

    Autodesk Revit 2020 delivers several new functionalities. One that stands out from the rest was created for the structural engineer. Steel Connections for Dynamo and its sample scripts will help engineers to work more productively when modelling, placing steel connections, optimizing design and material consumption.  Dynamo for Revit users can create rules for adding steel connections on a structure or a selected part of it, based on new Dynamo nodes that are grouped under a new package called Autodesk Steel […]