Architecture, Engineering, & Construction
With seemingly little room for creativity due to local building codes, SHoP Architects found a way to stay within the rules and go far beyond them at the same time.
|1560 Trapelo Road|
A commercial interiors project breaks new ground with integrated project delivery (IPD), making this the first building in New England to fully employ this collaborative process.
|Austrian Pavilion 2010 World Exposition|
Using a single intelligent 3D building model, the SPAN team embedded complex geometric and mathematical systems found in nature directly into the design to increase the efficiency of the form.
|BMW Showroom |
ONL has designed a remarkable automotive showroom that is inspired by the stylistic elements of the very BMW automobiles is showcases.
The architects designed a new building at China’s Mogao Caves, preserving historical and environmental elements.
|Ordos Music Hall|
Cannon Design has created a large, modern concert hall in China that is inspired by local traditional dance and responsive to the harsh climate.
Since 1973, Permasteelisa® has been engineering walls like no others. Architectural envelopes, or “curtain walls,” save energy and protect buildings from disaster, and that’s just the beginning.
After China’s 2008 earthquake, Autodesk helped create a reconstruction plan that used local, sustainable materials and straightforward construction techniques.
|Tianjin Cruise Terminal|
Multidisciplinary collaboration made easier using Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions.
Automotive & Transportation
Using 3D technology, GM quickly retooled a plant to assemble the 2010 Camaro, saving millions of dollars.
Using cutting-edge 3D-visualization technology, Chrysler designers and engineers were able to fully explore their conceptual designs for a radically new kind of vehicle. The Super Bee won first prize at the Los Angeles Auto Show’s concept-car competition.
|Ford Motor Company|
Ford’s Special Vehicle Team and legendary automotive designer Carroll Shelby used Autodesk software to create their own version of the 1968 Mustang sports car.
|Holden Special Vehicles|
For over two decades, Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has been creating custom-built, high-performance cars with a limited production of 4,000 cars a year.
Mission Motors partnered with Yves Béhar to design a revolutionary, zero-emissions motorcycle that combines top performance with leading industrial design.
Tesla Motors is turning heads and changing minds by completely reimagining what cars can be. The company is intent on nothing less than moving the world to electric transportation.
Digital Prototyping helped to ensure that the Cal Poly BattleBot design was right the first time, with the main parts only having to be cut once, saving much-needed funds.
|FIRST Robotics Competition|
FIRST®, or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, was started nearly two decades ago by inventor Dean Kamen with the goal of inspiring today’s students to think, create, and innovate in a collaborative competition.
|Vandenberg Air Force Base|
Launching satellites has never looked so good. Vandenberg and Boeing were able to capture launches in 130 frames per second and then photograph Earth from space to a half-meter resolution.
|14CM Continuous Miner|
Digital Prototyping enabled Joy to streamline its design process, from initial management of design data through the creation of marketing materials.
Oregon-based 42 Surfboards uses old-school and new-school manufacturing technologies to make truly unique, sustainable wooden surfboards.
|Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.|
In the world of mountaineering, every ounce counts; but when design is concerned, strength, reliability, and ergonomics weigh in as equally important attributes. Enter the Cobra ice axe.
|One Laptop Per Child|
Designing a durable, affordable, efficient computer is no easy feat. With design visualization and 3D-modeling software, Yves Béhar and fuseproject made a worldwide breakthrough.
Pi Mobility’s more durable and environmentally friendly bike lasts much longer than traditional plastic electric bikes. The Pi Cycle produces just 300 pounds of carbon dioxide per 12,000 miles of travel, and is 20 to 30 times more efficient than a conventional motorcycle.