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Join us in Las Vegas on November 13th for a full-day immersive Generative design experience at Autodesk University 2018.
Generative design is a design exploration process. Designers or engineers input design goals into the generative design software, along with parameters such as performance or spatial requirements, materials, manufacturing methods, and cost constraints. The software explores all the possible permutations of a solution, quickly generating design alternatives. It tests and learns from each iteration what works and what doesn’t.
In the time you can create one idea, a computer can generate thousands, along with the data to prove which designs perform best.
Generative design lets you create optimized complex shapes and internal lattices. Some of these forms are impossible to make with traditional manufacturing methods. Instead, they're built using new additive manufacturing methods.
Set goals and parameters, and the software will create high-performing design options based on those constraints. The software resolves conflicting design constraints so you can focus on innovating.
Generative design is out of the lab and being used in the field. Learn how the world's most innovative companies are using this technology today.
From light-weighting components to parts consolidation, Autodesk generative design is being used by companies shaping the future of the automotive industry.
With design and manufacturing goals around weight reduction, environmental impact, and safety, the aerospace industry is adopting generative design to explore new design options and improve performance.
The ability to simultaneously generate multiple CAD-ready, process-aware solutions to a design problem has a positive impact on innovation and productivity.
As demonstrated with the layout and design of the Autodesk Toronto office, generative design technology can help you explore solutions for goals and constraints outside of manufacturing.
Manufacturers of specialty tools and equipment are proving that Autodesk generative design can help them break innovation barriers.
Industrial building products suppliers are proving complex assemblies can be simplified with the help of generative design and additive manufacturing.
This team of experts is dedicated to sharing their knowledge and hands-on experience with generative design technology. If you’d like to book an expert to speak at an event, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Senior Technical Manager
Bryce is a Technical Marketing Manager for Fusion 360 with a passion for demonstrating practical workflows for the future of product development. Between working 10+ years in CAD, CAM, and FEA, along with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, he has the experience to back his ambitions. Based in San Francisco, when he is not designing he is out rock climbing.
Lars Christensen is a design and manufacturing expert who helps people struggling with their CAD&CAM software. Through his totally-addictive blog posts and videos on his Youtube channel, he shares his vast knowledge and experience using CAD and CAM for managing, designing and building complex parts. Based in Buffalo, NY, Lars’ experience spans CNC manufacturing in many industries including military, medical, and aerospace.
Senior Product Manager
Lilli Smith is an architect with a passion for re-envisioning the way that buildings are designed. She defines product direction for AEC generative design tools at Autodesk and helps bring new ideas developed by Autodesk Research into products that more people can use. She holds degrees in architecture from Harvard and the University of Virginia.
Technical Sales Specialist
Dieter Vermeulen is based in Northern European and works with Autodesk customers and partners to develop innovative workflows that address challenges across the AEC project lifecycle. From design to analysis to construction and fabrication, he travels across Europe evangelizing the power of generative and computational design with Dynamo for building and infrastructure projects. He regularly speaks to packed classes at Autodesk University and Dynamo events.
Generative design is an innovative technology moving quickly. Below are some of the latest highlights from our newsroom.
Generative design replicates natural world's evolutionary approach with cloud computing to provide thousands of solutions to one engineering problem.
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Create lightweight parts with performance characteristics specific to your application.
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Apply thermomechanical modeling to large geometries designed for additive manufacturing.