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Software that allows you to create an almost complete design of a building and all installations in one environment. Lots of automation, precision tools, merging documen...

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What is ArCADia BIM?

ArCADia is a program supporting 2D and 3D design. Due to its operational philosophy and the same data saving format (DWG), it closely resembles the Autocad program. Basic tools of the ArCADia BIM system: COMPARING DOCUMENTS: • This ArCADia tool enables the user to compare designs created in the ArCADia BIM system and to find the differences between them. Automatic LISTINGS and DIMENSIONING: MERGING DOCUMENTS: • This tool allows to include multiple designs of various installations in one document. MANAGING A DRAWING OF A BUILDING: • The management of views and displayed information using the comprehensive Project Manager tree. • The automatically created 3D view is available in a separate window to allow a presentation of the entire body of the building or e.g. a part of a level. INSERTING: • Elements like walls, windows, doors, etc., are now inserted with the use of the intelligent tracking function. WALLS: • Selecting walls from defined types or setting of any specified composite walls. • Inserting virtual walls • Heat transfer coefficient is calculated automatically on the base of the materials selected for the space dividers (walls, ceilings, roof). WINDOWS AND DOORS: • Inserting windows and doors by means of parameters from the program library and creating user-defined windows and doors. CEILINGS • Automatic insertion of floors (according to a level outline). • Automatic distribution of beams, transverse beams and ring beams on internal and external walls and on main beams. • Automatic setting of a system of trimmers for openings and beams for partition walls. • Automatic solving of a side ceiling access to a wall. • Automatic calculation and setting of the required plane and offset grids.

ROOMS: • Automatic creation of rooms from closed outlines of walls and virtual walls. • Temperatures and lighting requirements are automatically assigned to rooms, depending on their names. Automatic insertion of : BINDING JOISTS,COLUMNS, CHIMNEYS,STAIRS, TERRAIN: 3D VIEW:

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  • Developed byArCADiasoft
  • LicensingProprietary and Commercial product.
  • PricingOne time purchase (perpetual license) that cost about $945.
  • RatingAverage rating of 5
  • Alternatives105 alternatives listed

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  • English

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Wow, very affordable CAD-Software. It is easy to use and there is a huge range of extension modules available, so you pay just for what u need. The base module has a wide range of tools (2D/3D) and is ridiculous cheap. -You need advanced architecture tools? No Problem, buy the module! -Electric installations, Cabinets etc.? There are several modules. -Plumbing? MODULE! -Furniture.... etc.

By this wide range of available modules it is very customizable to your needs and very affordable at the same time.

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I've found ArCAdia 10 an excellent .dwg alternative. Great functionality at an unbeatable price. The expansion modules allow you to get the features you need and not waste on excess capacity. Good 3D view and now the possibility of a Revit underlay!

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I was surprised to find how intuitive the program was while its complexity allowed me to do what I needed and more. It’s great that all the different installations ( electric, sewage, water, etc.) can be created in one BIM environment, so there is no loss of information when merging into a single project with the architectural plans. Good job!

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  • architectural-design
  • acis
  • ifc
  • CAD
  • dwg

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