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Two years after its initial announcement, software developer Autodesk has officially completed the move of its Toronto office—and the headquarters for Autodesk Research—to the city's MaRS Discovery District innovation hub on Tuesday. In its new location, Autodesk occupies 60,000 square feet of space for more than 250 employees. Autodesk used two of its three office floors for the first large-scale installation of a generatively designed office layout, using its own Project Discover software that employs algorithms informed by occupant preferences to determine ideal office arrangements. [ARCHITECT]

Google announced that it has added its Street View technology—a familiar feature to Google Map–users that stitches together 360-degree views from photographs taken along many streets around the world—to Google Earth VR. [ARCHITECT]

Researchers from the University of Chicago and Cornell University have created a new method for stacking semiconductors only a few atoms thick. This could be a cost-effective and simple way to to create thinner, more uniform solar cells. [University of Chicago]

New York–based Morpholio has launched two new augmented reality (AR) tools for its Trace and Board apps, which leverage the ARKit platform in Apple's new iOS 11. [ARCHITECT]

IKEA has launched a new AR application that allows users to visualize IKEA's products in their office or house through Apple iOS 11’s ARKit technology. Dubbed IKEA Place, the free iPhone- and iPad-compatible app features realistically-rendered, true-to-scale 3D products. [ARCHITECT]

ICYMI: ARCHITECT spoke with the Vectorworks CEO, Biplab Sarkar to discuss new features in the eponymous software, and what he sees next for building information modeling. [ARCHITECT]

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