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By faludi | October 01, 2015
The number one social sustainability goal is eradicating poverty, especially in developing countries. 3D printing may help, and people are already trying to use it for this. However, its greatest potential remains mostly untapped, not making products for the rural poor, but acting as venture capital for small urban manufacturers.
By Anonymous | September 24, 2015
Autodesk is proud to sponsor a new AIA+2030 Online Series, an educational program aimed at providing American Institute of Architects (AIA) members and other design professionals and students with the high-performance building knowledge necessary to meet the 2030 Challenge targets.
By Anonymous | September 15, 2015
Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) - Autodesk Forum 2015 Autodesk and AIA have developed the “AIA – Autodesk Forum 2015” for Australian student experts as the place to go to share knowledge and resources to help shape your future in architecture. Click through to read more.  
By Anonymous | August 07, 2015
Want to become a Building Performance Analysis (BPA) Guru? Chance to Win a USD$50.00 VISA Gift Card or Amazon Voucher* & 750 Autodesk Student Expert Points Autodesk is looking for students who are “gurus” in building performance analysis! Have you completed BPA Certificate (BPAC) and happy to answer 7 questions by video? If yes, read on!
By Dustin Altschul | July 24, 2015
When Autodesk’s Building Performance Analysis certificate (BPAC) was first generated, it served to fill an identified gap within educational institutes and professional training. This gap, despite its enormous implications on achieving energy efficient building design, was making knowledge of building science accessible and useful to those engaged with the important task of designing our built environment.
By Anonymous | June 23, 2015
In June 2015, in Architecture Magazine wrote an interesting article around the required skill set for architects. Click through to read more.
By Anonymous | May 22, 2015
The judges have announced the winners of the Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge. The goal of this design challenge was to eliminate the concept of “waste” by designing products with materials that may be perpetually cycled to retain their value as nutrients to fuel growing global economies. Winner of the best use of Autodesk Fusion 360 was Finite Faucet.
By adammenter | May 09, 2014
The judges announce the winners of the Transformation 2030 design competition! The competition focused on creating a high performance building and socially responsible design for a site in the South Bronx of New York City.
By adammenter | April 17, 2014
Autodesk is partnering with Destination Zero Carbon (DZC) to launch a green education programme and competition league in Singapore targeting the Secondary students.
By adammenter | November 22, 2013
3D printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing; will it also revolutionize the ecological impacts of making things? Will it really eliminate waste? Will it eliminate shipping? Will it create more problems than it solves? Here are some early answers to these questions, based on some LCA work at UC Berkeley.


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