Mikako Harada

Mikako Harada

Mikako Harada works as an AEC technical lead and Americas manager for the Developer Technical Services (DevTech) team at Autodesk. She provides API (Application Programming Interface) technical support to the members of Autodesk Developer Network worldwide for AEC products.

Prior to joining Autodesk, she worked as a researcher for the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. While at ETH, she worked with projects involving the development of web-based collaborative environment with the Swiss building industry and web-based visualization projects for business data archive systems, aiming to enlarge our knowledge by providing a means of visualizing a large amount of information. She was also a researcher at Engineering Design Research Center in Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Dr. Scott Fahlman’s lab (who is known as the father of Common LISP and the person who first sent the smiley face on the Internet), and Artificial Intelligence Cognitive Systems group at General Motors Technical Center. Her interests is in the areas of interactive techniques, optimization and layout synthesis.

Mikako also has her own personal blog and writes about BIM 360 API and other cloud-based technologies for AEC industory.

Posts by Mikako Harada

February 19, 2021

Autodesk Build and Other Autodesk Construction Cloud Unified Products Launch

On February 9th, Autodesk announced the availability of Autodesk Build. Autodesk Build is a successor of BIM 360 Build. New Autodesk Build brings together the best of BIM 360 and PlanGrid...

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February 16, 2021

BIM 360 Assets API – Public Beta is Here

Today we’re announcing the availability of BIM 360 Assets API as public beta! BIM 360 Assets API provides read/write access to the data stored in BIM 360 Assets module, which allows you t...

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January 13, 2021

Forge Virtual Accelerator “Waldspirale” – February 22-26

Our next online Forge Accelerator named “Waldspirale” is AEC focused and is taking place February 22-26. We are looking for proposals that aim to solve problems in design, construction an...

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January 6, 2021

SVF/SVF2 Survey

Do you use SVF? Have you tried SVF2? If the answer is yes to either of them, please take a moment to fill this survey about SVF/SVF2. SVF is a format used to view a model with Forge API. ...

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December 7, 2020

Autodesk Construction Cloud Unified Products: Does it Affect My Application?

During AU 2020 last month, Autodesk announced four new products for AEC: Autodesk Build, Autodesk BIM Collaborate, Autodesk Quantify and Autodesk Docs. As a Forge Developer, you may be wo...

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August 26, 2020

BIM 360 Cost API improvement - Setup Cost Budget Code template

Follow @JohnOnSoftware I am exciting to announce that the highly demanding BIM 360 Cost API feature Budget Code Templates is now available(Beta) as part of Cost API. Before this API, deve...

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August 19, 2020

Call for private beta testers - SVF performance enhancements

If you or your customers have been using Forge Viewer with very large models, you may have encountered performance and scalability issues; e.g., The Viewer may be taking too long to load,...

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