Design Challenges in Asia’s Sustainable Architecture | Autodesk | Jake Layes

Jake Layes emphasizes the role of sustainability in the Asia and identifies the challenges in the green architecture sector.

Rapid development that is happening in Asia Pacific makes it a lucrative market for sustainable business, including green architecture. However, the big challenge is in the design – taking advantage of Asia’s technology and clean technology, a software program like what’s provided by Autodesk is aimed to help its users anticipate, model out and simulate the impact of the product to test them in additional environment as a prototype. As the need of having a livable space and environment is growing, the use of this technology would gain more importance in the future.

Jake Layes is the Head of Sustainability & Clean Tech Asia Pacific at Autodesk.


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Autodesk is a multinational software corporation that focuses on acquiring 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) software for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries. Autodesk allows designers, manufacturers and engineers to design more sustainably by reducing the amount of physical prototypes required for a project, or eliminating the need for them entirely. Common applications for environmental sustainable design include mechanical ventilation, external flow (wind loading), natural ventilation, and occupant comfort. Other energy applications include analysis for building energy, solar load, advanced energy and heating and cooling.

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