Graphisoft, a global leader in BIM (Building Information Modeling) software, today announced the release of ArchiCAD START Edition 2011 German and Austrian versions, the latest release of its entry-level AEC industry BIM software.
“ArchiCAD START Edition 2011 brings benefits of BIM to a wide array of customers at a very competitive price,” said Miklos Szovenyi-Lux, Vice President of Product Management, Graphisoft. “ArchiCAD START Edition 2011 allows architects on tight budgets to use a powerful BIM solution they could not previously afford.”
What’s in ArchiCAD START Edition 2011
The new ArchiCAD START Edition 2011 software is based on the same “Virtual Building” technology pioneered by Budepest, Hungary-based Graphisoft, implemented in ArchiCAD 14, but with a feature set and price tailored to the needs of small architectural practices, home builders, and building contractors.
ArchiCAD START Edition 2011 contains all the tools necessary to create full fledged 3D BIM models of your project with the ability to quickly generate architectural documentation. New features in 2011 Edition include:
- Partial Structure Display
- Oriented Views
- Shadows in OpenGL
- Refined management of Object Libraries
- Dimension Text prefix/suffix
- Improved Handling of Schedules
- Direct import of site-survey data
- MEP support
- Streamlined AutoCAD 2010 I/O
- Performance optimizations
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