We build category-leading software that empowers design, construction, and planning leaders to deliver better projects, faster and more intelligently - leveraging the latest in AI generative design and spatial analytics.
Our category-leading technology is the DBF Engine - a powerful enterprise platform featuring advanced AI algorithms and data integrations to enable generative design and spatial analytics.
Validate your project across scales using multi-source data and DBF’s proprietary KPI’s.
Generated scenarios by guiding advanced novelty and feasibility algorithms based on your unique requirements.
AI-driven optimization for complex calculations to enhance efficiency and reduce costs.
"Our mission is to address the changing landscape of urban development and the need for sustainable building practices. With 75% of the world's population expected to live in cities by 2050 and the imperative to reduce carbon emissions in construction, we focus on providing data-driven insights to empower decision-makers. We advocate for Generative Design and Spatial Analytics to tackle climate challenges in these sectors."
Reduce project capital and operating cost by 15%.
Boost your top-line revenue and attract a larger client base.
Accelerate project design cycles time by 50%.
Improve bottom-line, reduce costs by improving efficiency with smart automation.
Streamline BIM production by 75%.
Connect directly to minimize errors and improve efficiency.
Explore our whitepaper presenting a 15-Minute City Concept Generation Tool, integrating artificial intelligence through a pre-trained language model, overcoming challenges in linking location-specific requirements to sustainable design solutions amid global crises like the Covid-19 Pandemic and climate change.
Embodied carbon from building materials and construction accounts for 11% of the total global carbon emissions. The building industry urgently needs to transition to carbon sequestering structural materials to meet UN climate targets.
Learn how DBF leverages AI to enhance city planning through text-based insights and spatial correlations.
Redefining Neighbourhood Design with Transportation CO2 Analysis
Common questions from our prospects.
We provide extensive project contextual data, encompassing maps, satellite imagery, 3D terrain models, building information, road networks, land use, social media data, and local weather station-based wind and solar data. Additionally, we offer flexibility to integrate proprietary data into your solution, either on-premises or via a hybrid configuration, seamlessly integrated with our spatial analytics.
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We employ a two-step design generation process. Initially, we aid users in efficiently exploring the design space using a novelty search algorithm and our proprietary feasibility indicators. Subsequently, our advanced AI optimization algorithms enhance input designs according to user criteria. Our AI is tailored to different building types based on client specifications, ensuring customized and optimized designs.
DBF integrates seamlessly with BIM software via our proprietary middleware, DBF Hub. This allows you to stream projects directly from the DBF online platform to your desktop BIM software or Enterprise Cloud. DBF Hub supports Revit, Archicad and ESRI connections.
Absolutely, DBF provides custom development services tailored to your unique needs. Whether you require specialized integrations, customized features, or specific solutions, our expert team can work closely with you to develop and implement these services effectively.
DBF offers flexible usage-based pricing, allowing you to pay for our services based on your actual usage. This means you'll be charged according to the specific features, resources, or services you utilize, ensuring How does DBF's usage-based pricing work?