Home Designer® ARCHITECTURAL

Create Your Dream Home Today!

Start your new remodeling or home project today with Home Designer Architectural! The program offers advanced yet easy to use tools to help you complete any design project including home design, remodeling, interior design, kitchen design, bath design, landscaping, decks and patios, and cost estimation.

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Exclusive All-in-One Home Design Solution

Exclusive All-in-One Home Design Solution

  • Over 2,500 Sample Plans for design inspiration
  • Choose from built-in home style templates, create your own custom home design or use the House Wizard™
  • Powerful building tools like automatic roof generation, dormers, stairs, framing and foundations
  • Artistic rendering techniques for Watercolor, Glass House™ and Technical Illustration

Remodeling

Remodeling

  • What will my house remodeling project look like and how much will it cost? Home Designer Architectural knows! Save Time and Money Before You Remodel
  • Create a new room or addition – add and remove walls, place windows and doors, size your rooms with dimensions
  • Point-and-click to remove wall surfaces, or use 3D Cross-Section Elevation Slider to quickly create a 3D slice of your desired view
  • Create before and after images of your remodeling project. Visualize ideas and share with friends
  • Create a Virtual Tour – draw your record line to Automatically Generate; or record your camera movements

Kitchen and Bath Design

Kitchen & Bath Design

  • Design the Kitchen of your dreams – move walls, create new cabinets, add appliances – Design your perfect workspace!
  • Plan the new layout of your bathroom with custom cabinets, sinks, showers and garden tubs. It’s easy to visualize your ideas in 3D.
  • Create custom cabinets in minutes by choosing your own colors, countertops, door styles and more
  • Design your new kitchen or bath using the Cabinet Designer™ Tools
  • Use the Cabinet Designer™ tools to create unlimited cabinet styles. Choose your own colors, countertops and door styles.

Interior Design

Interior Design

  • Experiment with your interior design ideas using 3D models, virtual tours and advanced design tools
  • Choose from a variety of furniture, appliance, and cabinet style. Easily change the size, color and fabric to create just the look and feel you desire
  • Design for your lifestyle and personality – change colors, add lighting and choose furniture to accent your new room
  • Smart Design Objects, Drag-and-drop from thousands of design objects in the built-in Library organized by category
  • Use the Material Painter® to apply and visualize new materials
  • Quickly place and arrange walls, windows, doors, cabinets, choose colors, and accessories. Itís fun to experiment with various options to create different looks

Decks and Landscaping

Decks & Landscaping

  • Powerful deck and patio tools allow you to design and visualize your new deck with 3D models and can help you estimate the costs
  • Design single or multi-level decks complete with automatic deck framing
  • Quickly lay out your deck with stairs and arrange furniture
  • Deck foundations automatically generate to match sloped lots
  • Estimate Costs, such as deck posts, planking, framing and concrete
  • Generate cut and buy lists for your decking projects
  • Plant Encyclopedia to learn more about the plants in your designs
  • Choose from over 3,600 plants with the Plant Chooser™
  • Plant Hardiness Zone reference maps
  • See what your plants will look like in 0 – 20 years
  • Pathways – Use the Pathway tool to design curb-appealing landscaping using stone, pavers, or sidewalks – line with trees, shrubs, flowers and more
  • Create a custom Pergola, Patio cover or Deck cover

3D Models and Virtual Tours

3D Models & Virtual Tours

  • Design in 2D and 3D. 3D Views are automatic with a point-and-click of the camera tool
  • Glass House™ View provides a full translucent view of your design. Choose other Artistic rendering techniques for Watercolor and Technical Illustration views
  • Planning of furniture placement and traffic flow
  • Create a Virtual Tour – draw your record line to Automatically Generate; or record your camera movements
  • Visualize your home with day and night views
  • Assemble a scale model of your design with Model Maker™
  • Generate shadows from the sun for realistic 3D views
  • Point-and-click to remove wall surfaces, or use 3D Cross-Section Elevation Slider™ to quickly create a 3D slice of your desired view

Site Planning & Estimating

Site Planning & Estimating

  • Use Automatic Build Terrain and Terrain Perimeter tools to create flat, irregular shaped, or sloped lots – use a GPS to import or enter elevation data
  • Create plot and perimeter plans; automatically generate a 3D model of your actual terrain
  • Make your backyard design come alive using several easy-to-use terrain and landscaping tools. Add a pool or pond and visualize in 3D
  • Sprinkler Designer™ tools to easily layout sprinkler zones
  • Fences and Driveways – With the Fencing tools you can choose a variety of fencing styles and custom gates. You will also find driveway, sidewalk and curbing tools
  • Hill and Valley tools make it easy to add gardens, beds and slopes that automatically appear in 3D views. Choose from landscaping style templates or create your own
  • Cost Estimating – Don’t be surprised by the cost of your project. Automatically generate a complete spreadsheet for your project costs, broken down by category. Calculate the amount of lumber for your deck or concrete required for that new patio

Home Designer Architectural Quick Start

Get Started Quickly & Easily

  • The Quick Startup Options Guide will help you begin with "How-To" tutorials based on the type of your project
  • Use the House Wizard™ for quick and easy layout of your rooms
  • Select from the pre-designed Home Design and Landscaping Style Templates complete with colors, cabinets, decks and more
  • The online help system provides detail information on all types of building projects
  • Includes over 40 easy "step-by-step" tutorial videos that will quickly get you started on your next home design project

Includes Free Online Tutorial Videos – with over 40 How-To Videos

System Requirements:
  • Windows® 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
  • 2.4 GHz processor
  • 2 GB of Memory (32 bit OS)
    4 GB of Memory (64 bit OS)
  • 256 MB of dedicated video memory, supporting OpenGL 2.1 or higher
  • High speed Internet for: registration, video access, content download
  • 6 GB of disk space
  • How to run on a Mac


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