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Autodesk Forma (formerly Spacemaker) helps planning and design teams deliver projects digitally from day one. Use conceptual design capabilities, predictive analytics, and automations to make solid foundations for your projects.
Unlock efficiencies with intuitive project setup, design automations, and fluid connectivity with Revit
Use data-driven insights in real-time to make fast, smart design decisions that reduce risk and improve business and sustainability outcomes
Improve collaboration and secure buy-in by using data and visuals to tell a compelling design story that can help you win more bids
Adding to our suite of sustainability solutions, users can now design with energy efficiency in real time.
Maximize the performance of your conceptual design studies with two-way interoperability.
Make informed decisions about thermal comfort, at the early stage, when designing outdoor spaces.
Connect your favorite design tools to Forma through extensions. Starting with file-less sync with Revit, Autodesk Forma helps project teams fluidly move proposals from planning into detailed design.
Forma sources specific datasets such as terrain, buildings, and boundaries (select markets only).
Draw fluidly in 2D and 3D with dynamic tools that automate functions and takeoffs while you design.
Rapidly get relevant parking metrics including number of parking spots and access driveways.
Continue to design while you run analyses in the cloud. See the results in seconds or minutes.
With support for file formats, including IFC and OBJ, move your work to and from other AEC software.
Share your projects in the cloud with team members, regardless of subscription status.
– Knut Ramstad, Architect and Chief Technology Officer, Nordic Office of Architecture
– Adam Sjödin, Architect, Urban Planner and Digital Strategist, Sweco Architects
The AEC Collection provides a cost-effective bundle of CAD, BIM, and cloud software for those who design, build, and make. Save big on Forma, Revit, AutoCAD, and more in the AEC Collection versus standalone.
The Collection provides designers, engineers, and contractors a set of useful tools that support projects. *Compared with purchasing included products separately
Connect your design workflow from Forma to Revit and back again, from desktop to cloud.
Win more projects by rapidly studying your sites with real-time key figures and design tools.
Forma users benefit from continuous feature updates throughout the year.
See how to use Forma to make a site plan in minutes, and overcome density and environmental challenges.
Discover our learning resources, and get started with Forma in just a few simple steps.
THE AEC PLATFORM
Learn about Autodesk’s vision for the Industry Cloud, and how it will unite teams, workflows, and data.
Released in 2023, Autodesk Forma is the first set of capabilities of the industry cloud for AEC. This first offering expands the BIM process to the early planning and design phase. Conceptual design capabilities, predictive analytics, and automations help planning and design teams make solid foundations for projects.
Currently, anyone who is involved in early-stage planning. Whether you’re an architect, urban planner, or real estate developer, Autodesk Forma helps you make solid foundations for your projects.
The Autodesk Platform consists of industry clouds and a set of common, cloud-based services that will provide a single environment that connects the tools, data, and capabilities you and your partners need at every phase of a project.
Autodesk has released Autodesk Forma, an initial set of capabilities of the AEC industry cloud for early-stage planning and design. Conceptual design capabilities, predictive analytics, and automations help planning and design teams to make solid foundations for projects. In the future, Forma will unify workflows across teams that design, build, and operate the build environment. Read more here (US Site).
The price of an Autodesk Forma subscription is
Autodesk Forma is also available through the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection. The price of the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection subscription is
If you have an active subscription, you can log into Forma with your Autodesk account at http://app.autodeskforma.com/
Not a subscriber? You may be eligible for a free trial
Buy Autodesk Forma here. When buying your subscription, enter the same email address and password combination you used to sign in to your trial. Learn more about converting a trial to a paid subscription.
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All Spacemaker subscribers will continue to have access to the software, now named Forma. If you have any questions about your existing Spacemaker subscription, please contact us here.
Autodesk Forma has import/export support for a range of AEC software, including support for IFC and OBJ, as well as two-way file-less sync with Revit.
Available data sources vary across from country to country. You can find a breakdown of what is available in your market here.