235 Kansas Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 703-9777
to use, popular CAD program for architects and designers. It uses
a single building file and object technology concept known as Virtual
Building. ArchiCAD automatically generates all required 2D and 3D
output from a single file including virtual reality tours and animations.
Users work and edit directly in both 3D and 2D.
5221 Jackson St.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: (318) 449-9900
software commonly used by architects in Europe as well as in North
America. Includes a number of 2D and 3D ready-made features for
architects to help them with building design and facility management.
It is available for
Sun Solaris and Windows platforms.
111 Mclnnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (800) 879-4233
popular CADD program commonly used for architectural and engineering
applications. The company offers a number of variations of the product
for architectural, mechanical and civil engineering applications.
Extremely versatile for customization. Uses Autolisp programming
language, which is based on "C" and LISP.
AutoCAD LT is a condensed
version of AutoCAD. Intended for general-purpose drafting. It
is moderately priced.
Mineral Drive Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
architectural drafting software package commonly used by professional
designers, builders, architects and remodelers. This integrated
2D and 3D package makes architectural design flexible, fast and
The entire spectrum
of project design and development is covered in this single, stand-alone
program. It includes a number of tools for developing preliminary
sketch designs, 3D modeling and working drawings.
690 Pennsylvania Drive
Exton, PA 19341
Phone: (610) 458-500
developed by Intergraph, now available through Bentley Systems.
Itís widely used among architects and engineers. Bentley systems
offers a number of engineering CADD programs for building design,
geo-engineering, civil engineering, plant design, mechanical engineering,
etc. They work as add-on programs with MicroStation.
20 Tower Lane
Avon, CT 06001
Phone: (800) 394-2231
comprehensive CADD package, which includes a number of automated
features for architects. One of the first CADD programs in the market
that still maintains a loyal user base.
Over 280,000 users
worldwide. Includes a number of advanced functions for drawing
architectural elements and for preparing project reports and cost
estimates. It is sold in 80 countries in 16 languages.
Frontage road suite # 114
Miami Lakes, FL 33016
Phone: (305) 820-4490
architectural parametric 3D CAD that allows you to create three-dimensional
elements without needing to start from a two-dimensional plan. Predominantly
Mac based software, now also available for Windows. An European
company with primary userbase in Europe, now expanding into other
areas. An add-on rendering program is also available.
10260 SW Greenburg Rd.
Portland, OR 97223
|An open source
CAD supposedly a clone of AutoCAD. The source code is available
through IntelliCAD Technology Consortium for a membership fee. Different
developers have developed different flavors of this software. Once
a failed product, now has received wide acceptance.
1460 Washington Blvd.
Concord, CA 94521
Phone: (800) SOFTCAD
|SoftCAD is great architectural
software at an affordable price. Commonly used in Europe, now available
in the United States.
comprehensive 3D drawing as well as rendering capabilities.
ArchiTECH PC includes
additional features such as bill of materials preparation, 3D,