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Autodesk Forma is an initial set of capabilities of the AEC industry cloud for early-stage planning and design. The Autodesk Cloud product is a new member of the Autodesk AEC Collection and may be employed with Autodesk Flex licensing. Autodesk Forma is also available as a standalone license. Forma was previously called Spacemaker.

Autodesk Forma helps planning and design teams better deliver digital project conceptual design.

Autodesk Forma


An Introduction to Autodesk Forma

Forma users can employ conceptual design capabilities, predictive analytics, and AI powered automations to drive the start of AEC 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

Autodesk Forma is an Autodesk Cloud based product. Forma is an SAAS product.

Forma employs a familiar setup of coordinate system, base geo data, and the essential Proposal mechanics also seen in Autodesk Infraworks.


Forma and Revit 2024 Interoperability

The “fileless” Revit 2024 interoperability functionalities are handled by a downloadable Revit Plug in.

Autodesk Forma Features

Automatic Datasets

Forma sources specific datasets such as terrain, buildings, and boundaries (select markets only).

Smart Design Tools

Draw fluidly in 2D and 3D with dynamic tools that automate functions and takeoffs while you design.

Parking Design

Rapidly get relevant parking metrics including number of parking spots and access driveways.

Powered by Cloud Computing

Continue to design while you run analyses in the cloud. See the results in seconds or minutes.

Import and Export

With support for file formats, including IFC and OBJ, move your work to and from other AEC software.

Free Viewer Access

Share your projects in the cloud with team members, regardless of subscription status.

Visit the official Autodesk Forma product pages with links, details, and more Forma product videos.

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