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            3D Architect Home Designer - Comparison


            The 3D Architect Home Designer product range provides a 2D and 3D solution dedicated to building design. The range of house design software is ideal for small and large scale projects including new builds, self-builds, house extensions, renovations, loft and garage conversions. 

            Arcon Evo

            3D Architect Home Designer Pro

            3D Architect Home Designer Expert

            3D Architect Home Designer Basic

              Ideal For
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              Self-builders
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              Home improvers
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              Renovators & re-modellers
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              DIY enthusiasts
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             Builders
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              Property developers
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              Designers
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              Architects
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              Easy to use toolset
            Arcon Evo
            3D Architect Home Designer Pro
            3D Architect Home Designer Expert
            3D Architect Home Designer Basic
              Interactive dialogue boxes and tool options
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              Multiple toolbar variants
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              Instant 2D floor plans to 3D models
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              Landscaping tools for marking out plot, paths,
            ponds etc and for setting height levels
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              Terrain brush for fine ground detailing
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              Library containing thousands of furnishing objects and textures
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              Add objects direct from Sketchup 3D Warehouse
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              Add realism with 3D textures
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              3D walkthrough function
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              In-line measurements for directly modifying selected elements
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              Advanced component editors
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              Set geographic position through Google Maps
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              Set time of day and simulate lighting effect
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              Add 3D model to Google Earth to view in situ on the correct plot
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              3D Rendering options available including 3D texture overlay
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              3D textures and bump-mapping capabilities
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              Instant elevation viewer
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              Break apart 2D elevation views
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              New mode for creating plan/drawing details
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              Modify plan details e.g. 2D sections using flexible editing tools
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              Plan mode assistant for producing detailed
            drawing sets for planning applications
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              Save unlimited plan layouts for use with  future projects
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              Detailing tools for working and building control drawings
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              Multi-thickness wall types
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              Scan assistant for importing existing drawing images in to plan
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              Advanced dormer editor
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              Add cavity wall detail
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              Layering function for adding wall hatchings and
            wrapping detail around windows/doors
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            x
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              Advanced wall junction options
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            x
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              Extensive range of windows & doors including bi-folding
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              Merge multiple roof intersections
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              Room height line display
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              Use 2D drawings tools to create 3D models
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              Advanced wall outline editing
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              Suports mobile 3D visualisation on tablets via o2c viewer
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              Timber construction display in walls, floors and roofs
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              Automatic text display of construction element properties
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              Create multi-building developments
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              Modify wall levels at varying heights
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              Separately texture sections of walls 
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              Live real-time rendering
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              In-line measurements in 2D and 3D
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              Large database of construction elements
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              Supports metric and imperial measurements
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              Import and Export DXF/DWG files
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              Exchange project-related data via the IFC BIM interface
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              STL export for 3D printing capabilities (inc. 3D Hubs interface)
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              Other supported formats include 3DS, DAE, PDF
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              Windows 10 compatible
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              UK based support
            Arcon Evo
            3D Architect Home Designer Pro
            3D Architect Home Designer Expert
            3D Architect Home Designer Basic
              Getting started manual and tutorial guides (PDF)
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              Web based and email
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              Telephone helpline
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              Optional training courses and support packages
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              Price (inc. VAT)
            £550.00
            £300.00
            £150.00
            £79.99
             
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            Updated: 24 Jul 2018 06:32 PM
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