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5 Tools Everyone in the Architectural 3D Visualization Industry Should Know

Are you an engineer, an architect, a 3D artist, or perhaps a hobbyist? Whether you are a professional or not, you can always show your creativity and technical skills using any CAD software. Regardless of your level of skills in 3D designs, there’s always a software that can match to your skills and needs.

Indeed a number of 3D modeling software have proven their efficiency over the years by becoming an essential tool in the architectural industry. However, take note that a CAD software can be a help as well when it comes to editing. You can also create and remodel designs with a CAD software without too much hassle. With the right touch and creativity, anyone can come up with a meticulous and stunning design.

If you want to become a dedicated architecture enthusiast and professional, be sure to know these 5 tools.

 

ArchiCAD

ArchiCAD - 5 Tools Everyone in the Architectural 3D Visualization Industry Should Know
This CAD software for architectural made by Graphisoft is an Open BIM which is packed with complete tools that every architect might need.  Thus, you can create 2D and 3D drafts, visualizations, and building models with it. Its easy interface and handy functionalities allow its users to cover the different aspects of design and engineering works without using other tools.

 

Revit

Revit - 5 Tools Everyone in the Architectural 3D Visualization Industry Should Know
This software for BIM by Autodesk is known as a great tool for architecture basically because its features are particularly prepared for architects. Whether you want to create building designs or other infrastructures, this software can aid you all throughout. One thing that made this software stand out from other software is its collaborative feature. All coordinators can have an access to work on from its shared models. Thus, rework and too much can be avoided through upgraded collaboration.

 

AutoCAD Architecture

AutoCAD Architecture - 5 Tools Everyone in the Architectural 3D Visualization Industry Should Know
Similar with ArchiCAD, this software allows its users to create both 2D and 3D designs. This compact tool for 3D designs made it a practical choice for 3D Visualization. By combining its solid, mesh modeling, and surface tools, it is easier to create a realistic model. It also prides itself on its excellent communication feature to encourage collaboration on projects.

 

Chief Architect

Chief Architect - 5 Tools Everyone in the Architectural 3D Visualization Industry Should Know
Specially made for architects, this user-friendly tool is great for creating 2D and 3D renderings. This tool is also widely used by professionals for home designing projects with its smart tools. If you’re new to this tool don’t fret because it will automatically generate the tools you will use for the project you need.

 

AutoCAD Civil 3D

AutoCAD Civil 3D - 5 Tools Everyone in the Architectural 3D Visualization Industry Should Know
If you are a working in the civil engineering or construction department, this tool will give extra help on creating civil designs. The best part? You can connect this tool to Revit and complete or rework your previous designs.

Are you ready to start drafting your first 3D design? Try any of all of these tools and find out which works best for your needs and desires. If you want some sample 3D designs that you can print, you can download from the given sites on our previous post.

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