Cloud-based software for early-stage planning and design

Improve project outcomes with conceptual design and modeling tools and real-time analytics.



Autodesk Forma (formerly Spacemaker) helps planning and design teams deliver projects digitally from day one. Use conceptual design capabilities, predictive analytics, and automations to make solid foundations for your 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 overview (video: 2:06 min.)

What you can do with Autodesk Forma

Analysis being used in Autodesk Forma

Better decision support with real-time analytics

Uncover greater insights into your site and its surroundings in real time with AI powered analyses for key factors such as sunlight, daylight potential, wind, and microclimate. Better insights mean better outcomes.

Make, evaluate, and optimize for better projects

Model complex design concepts in full 3D in just minutes. Test and evaluate multiple design solutions, and optimize for a multitude of constraints.

Comparing analyses in Autodesk Forma

Interoperability features in Autodesk Forma (video: 2:16 sec.)

Bring your data and designs downstream

Connect your favorite design tools to Forma through extensions. Starting with file-less sync with Revit, Autodesk Forma helps project teams fluidly move proposals from planning into detailed design.

Other capabilities of Autodesk Forma

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.

Powered by cloud computing

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

Parking design

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

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.

Discover the power of Forma in the AEC Collection

The AEC Collection provides a cost-effective bundle of CAD, BIM, and cloud software for those who design, build, and make. Save big on Forma, Revit, AutoCAD, and more in the AEC Collection versus standalone.

Revolutionize your site planning

Win more projects by rapidly studying your sites with real-time key figures and design tools.

The Micrographics Advantage

We don’t just sell software, we are technical experts who understand your industry. We can help you:

Integrate Business Systems

We develop data sharing solutions to improve and speed up the communication between CAD & business management technologies.

Optimize Business Processes

We do unique assessments of our clients, enabling them to address workflow challenges, identify opportunities & achieve objectives.

Leverage the Power of BIM

By understanding BIM philosophies we can develop & implement BIM solutions for any project or establish BIM standards for any company.

Have Questions About Complex Applications?

Speak to us about your operational requirements or outcomes and we'll tailor a solution best suited to your business.

Autodesk Forma



Google Chrome™ (recommend latest version or less than one year old)

Graphics card

Minimum: Integrated graphics from 2019 or later
Recommended: Dedicated graphics card*

Monitor Resolution

Minimum: 1280×720
Recommended: 1920×1080 or above

Internet connection

10+ Mbit connection