• How YIT uses Spacemaker on infill projects

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  The project developer and construction company YIT operates in nine European countries, building apartments, commercial premises, public buildings, and infrastructure. Regardless of the location or the scale of the project, the goal is to create good, attractive urban environments that are pleasant for people to live and work in.  Digital tools are widely used […]

  • Updated microclimate analysis allows for intuitive insights into perceived temperature

    Great outdoor spaces encourage public life, inviting people of all ages and backgrounds to meet, play and socialize. Perhaps they might stroll along a promenade, linger for coffee on a café terrace, or simply just hang out on seating steps and people-watch. Especially in an urban context, good outdoor public spaces are essential for improving people’s […]

  • A look back on all the Spacemaker releases of 2022

    It’s that time of year again, where many of our team start to wind down for a well-deserved winter break. One of the great benefits of being a cloud-based product is that we release updates and new features as-and-when they are ready. This isn’t just nice for our product team, who can enjoy seeing the […]

  • Spacemaker’s rapid wind analysis offers instant insights into wind conditions

    Analyzing wind conditions on your site are essential to avoid your buildings creating unwanted wind impacts, making outdoor spaces unpleasant and even hazardous for pedestrians and cyclists. Spacemaker’s rapid wind analysis makes this process even faster and more fluid. Rapid wind predicts wind conditions instantaneously, giving you an immediate indication of how your building mass […]

  • Check out all the Spacemaker events at Autodesk University 2022

    We look back at an inspiring week of talks, presentations and events at Autodesk University 2022. Check out all the Spacemaker at AU highlights and sessions below. Spacemaker Design SlamIn the Spacemaker Design Slam competition, two industry experts Caoimhe Loftus (CallisonRTKL) and Adam Sjödin (Sweco) competed head-to-head live to develop a proposal for a new […]

  • Designing with energy efficiency in mind: Spacemaker launches rapid operational energy analysis

    Spacemaker adds to its powerful suite of sustainability solutions for designers to lower the environmental impact of their buildings with the release of its rapid operational energy analysis in beta. This visual, easy-to-use tool shows predicted operational energy in real time, helping architects and urban planners design with energy efficiency in mind. The new analysis […]

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    How digital tools can contribute to more sustainable construction projects

    In order to plan and build sustainable cities that meet demand, we will need to rethink both how we plan and build. However, we also need to create more efficient processes to make this possible. To see how we can meet all the challenges we face, Spacemaker brought together people from the industry in Stockholm […]

  • Rendering showing one of the main public spaces at rob17

    How Spacemaker helps MAAS & PARTNER envision future working environments

    Executive summary As future challenges for urban city planning such as population growth and sustainability become more urgent, architects are tasked with not only re-envisioning how we live, but also how and where we work. For example, the future of work sees commercial districts connecting better to the local community and to the public, incorporating […]

  • Rendering of an entrance square to a large, historic brick building.

    How Cobe future-proofs its designs and way of working with new digital processes

    Executive summary The future is always present in the work of architects and urban planners, but what does it look like? And what does it mean to future-proof a city, landscape or building? For award-winning Danish practice Cobe, the answer lies in the ‘extraordinary everyday’, be it the simple act of biking or a community-centered approach […]

  • Group of architects at Gather Inn in Stockholm, working on a 6 hour Architect challenge

    Architect Challenge at Gather Inn

    Spacemaker teamed up with Sweco Architects to host The Architect Challenge at Gather Inn 2021 in Stockholm, an inspiring full-day event that explored societal issues from urban challenges to innovation and technology. With the help of Spacemaker, architect Johan Bengtsson and urban planner and digital strategist Adam Sjödin had just six hours to propose a new masterplan […]