• Using Spacemaker’s data-driven insights to optimize living conditions in Kivistö, Finland

    As population grows, urban planners face a dilemma. How can one successfully construct an environment that is densely built, yet comfortable, and provides room for people and nature to breathe? Artificial intelligence offered new perspectives for designers at the City of Vantaa, Finland for the design of the Kivistö district. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY‍ How Spacemaker was […]


  • Designing better outdoor public spaces with Spacemaker

    Every great city needs wonderful parks, squares and rooftops that celebrate public life and invite people to linger.


  • Inside Spacemaker: A day in the life of Maria Johansson, Customer Success Manager

    This month architect and Customer Success Manager Maria Johansson discusses digital transformation and the up sides of working from home.


  • Healthy cities, healthy people

    Architects, planners and developers now have a new tool in their toolbox to help them design with sustainability in mind from day one.


  • Spacemaker launches Microclimate Analysis feature to combat urban heat islands

    Oslo, 5 October 2021: Spacemaker, an Autodesk company, is today releasing microclimate analysis, the first easy-to-use visual tool that allows planning and design professionals to correctly evaluate the thermal comfort of outdoor spaces, detect problematic areas, and simulate optimal solutions to make high impact, low-cost changes at an early stage, before any major design decisions are locked […]


  • Microclimate analysis comes to Spacemaker

    This powerful new analysis is a game changing tool for combatting urban heat islands and making urban areas liveable all year round.


  • 5 reflections on 5 years of Spacemaker

    Spacemaker turned five this month! It’s incredible to think that an ambitious idea we had five years ago to fundamentally change the way design, engineering and project teams worked has come so far. Frustrated with the inefficiencies of the planning process, especially in the early stages, we saw an opportunity to find a better way […]


  • Spacemaker successfully trialled to help municipalities innovate during DigiGrow pilot

    Executive Summary DigiGrow was an innovation pilot project in Sweden that aimed to find the right tools and methods to help municipalities digitalize their building processes.   Spacemaker was one of the highlights, used during the digital testlabs where new methods were tested for working faster and more digitally in municipal urban development processes.  The aim […]


  • Sketch and Modify merge into one seamless design tool

    This month we welcomed an evolution to our design application, which merges our 2D tool Sketch, and our 3D tool Modify into the existing Design tab, enabling a completely seamless workflow. So the good news is that you’ll no longer have to switch back and forth between Sketch and Modify and their differing functions. In […]


  • T2H reduces site assessment time by 50% using Spacemaker

    Summary *  T2H Rakennus Oy is a Finnish developer. As a design-build contractor, T2H designs and constructs housing projects themselves, focusing on liveable, attractive, and affordable homes. * T2H selects their sites carefully to fit their strategy of creating “Lovely Homes”. * Good sites that fit T2H’s requirements are hard to come by, so sites […]