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Here are a few of many reasons why Archicad is the preferred choice by AEC professionals:

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BIM (Building Information Modeling) Capabilities:

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Archicad is a leading BIM software solution that allows designers in the AEC industry to create intelligent virtual 3D BIM models of buildings. BIM facilitates better collaboration amongst project stakeholders by an integrated workflow between all disciplines during all stages of an entire project lifecycle.

Streamlined Design Process:

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Archicad offers a user-friendly

interface and intuitive design tools that

enable designers to easily and efficiently create and modify their designs. It provides various features for easy creating, manipulating and managing of smart building components, enhancing the design process and enabling faster iterations.

Comprehensive Documentation:

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Archicad automatically generates detailed and accurate documentation derived from the model, including floor plans, sections, elevations, and schedules. Changes made in the design or model are automatically reflected and updated in all the project documentation, ensuring consistency and reducing risk of errors.

Collaboration and Coordination:

Archicad promotes AEC collaboration through its openBIM approach. Supporting the exchange of design data with other software platforms used by engineers, contractors, and consultants based upon open standards and workflows such as IFC from buildingSMART, fostering seamless coordination among disciplines ensuring workflow transparency, longevity and accessibility of data for built assets.

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Energy Analysis and Sustainability:

Archicad integrates energy analysis tools that enable architects to evaluate and optimize the energy performance of a building, allowing informed decisions from early in the design phase. This helps in achieving sustainable and environmentally-friendly buildings by assessing factors such as energy consumption, solar analysis, and building material choices.

Stunning Visualizations & Presentations:

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Archicad provides powerful built-in high quality photorealistic visualization and presentation capabilities, allowing designers to communicate and deliver their design intent by an interactive experience with virtual walkthroughs or gallery slideshows by sharing the 3D BIM model.

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Integrated MEP Design:

Archicad's MEP features facilitate the design and coordination of MEP systems, offering tools for creating or importing 3D model MEP routing systems and perform clash detection. Together, these features further enhance collaboration, streamlined workflows, and ensure the integrity and functionality of building structures and MEP systems.

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