Interactive Gallery open to industry for discussion and collaboration,
exhibits include the Ford Shelby GT500 and the Bay Bridge Seismic Safety
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autodesk, Inc., a
leader of design and engineering software, today will host the opening of the
Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco, an interactive environment
that highlights the impact of software and technology on the process of
The 16,500-square-foot Gallery, located at One Market Street, is the first
space in the San Francisco Bay Area dedicated to the spirit of design
innovation, with 20 exhibits including the California Academy of Sciences,
Ford Shelby GT500, Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, Calif., and the
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge seismic retrofit. The space is intended as a
location where designers can discuss the latest in technology and be inspired
by others' work.
"The Autodesk Gallery showcases the work of our customers from across a
number of industries, including architects, engineers, manufacturers, film
makers, video game developers and artists," said Carl Bass, Autodesk president
and CEO. "The exhibits encourage rich conversations about the latest design
software and provide an ideal environment for industry collaboration."
The Gallery is also intended to become a meeting space for the design
industry. "The Autodesk Gallery is an inspiring space where we can also
interact with the community-schools, industry groups and local and visiting
designers," said Bass. The Autodesk Gallery will be open to the public on the
first Wednesday of each month from 1 to 5 p.m. beginning Oct. 1, 2008.
Designed to achieve a LEED-Commercial Interiors Platinum certification
rating, the space takes green interior design to the highest level and
includes daylight and views, recycled material, certified renewable lumber,
local manufacturing and renewable energy.
For images and more information about the Autodesk Gallery, visit
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the
manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets.
Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the
broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art Digital Prototyping solutions to help
customers experience their ideas before they are real. Fortune 1000 companies
rely on Autodesk for the tools to visualize, simulate and analyze real-world
performance early in the design process to save time and money, enhance
quality and foster innovation. For additional information about Autodesk,
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