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Green Building Studio

Green Building Studio is a flexible cloud-based service that allows architects and designers to run building performance simulations to optimize energy efficiency and work toward carbon neutrality earlier in the design process.

System requirements

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Get started

Step 1: Create account and download product

The license terms of use for Green Building Studio are determined by the parent products that include the service. You’ll need to download and activate one of these following products:


Even if you already have an Autodesk ID before joining Autodesk Education Community, we strongly recommend you register a new Autodesk ID for Autodesk Education Community. Click the "Create Edu Comm Account" button on the product download page. Having an Autodesk ID for the Autodesk Education Community confers special privileges for students and educators.

Step 2: Sign up for Green Building Studio

Go to Green Building Studio profile page and sign in with your Autodesk Education Community ID. Follow the instruction to complete your profile and activate Green Building Studio services.


Free Autodesk software and/or cloud-based services are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms and conditions of the license agreement or terms of service that accompany such software or cloud-based services.