| The Most Powerful Design Tools |
Home and Landscape Design Architectural Series is the flagship product combining powerful design tools and how-to tips to complete your projects. Tackle any remodeling, refreshing, or new construction design for both indoors and out.
Create architectural level designs. Add realism to your projects and visualize every detail.
Architectural Series' exclusive LightWorks™ technology lets you visualize your work immediately with the most photo-realistic rendering.
| Enhanced Floor Management |
Now with Architectural Series v17.5 you can create up to 20 floors. Create independent structures such as outbuildings and detached garages. When you change the elevation on one level, other connected levels will also change.
| Quickly Create Custom Columns |
Columns will automatically match ceiling height when added to a room. Customize the cap, shaft, and base styles independently or as a unit. Add to cabinets, kitchen islands, and building exteriors for a high end look.
| Drag and Drop 3D Objects |
Now you can drag and drop 3D objects while using the 3D viewpoint. Objects will automatically position themselves on the top of surfaces like countertops and tabletops. Objects placed on walls, will automatically rotate to match the surface's angle.
| New Welcome Screen |
Easily create new projects, access recent projects, sample plans, and training materials. Get started quickly with QuickStart and in 60 seconds learn how to create a complete floor plan.
| Endless Electrical Switches and Outlets |
Choose from an extensive library of electrical switches and outlets, fully customizable using paint or other materials. Wall, floor, or ceiling mounted supply registers and return vents also now available.
| Improved Drawing Tools |
Edit your custom shapes with ease by selecting and editing only the points you want. Add additional posts to a fence line or modify the curve of a patio with precision.
| Tailor Dimensions |
Experience more control over automatic dimensioning, the placement of text, and font styles. New option to place dimensions above the line and now set which objects will display dimensions. Smarter dimension behavior improves readability of 2D design.
| Multiple Monitor Support |
Utilize multiple computer monitors to view designs in 2D and 3D simultaneously.
| QuickStart Is Even Better |
Set exact dimensions in inches AND centimeters. New snap feature ensures that rooms line up quickly by snapping them together.
| And Much More! |
Easily print your floor plans using the Punch! Plotter Printing Service, access over 300 new 3D furnishings, save time with improved shortcut commands, and so much more!
| LightWorks™ Photo-realistic Rendering |
Architectural Series includes photo-realistic rendering to add stunning realism to your designs. Spectacular lighting and shadow effects, combined with reflections, will make your 3D renderings come to life.
Use special effects options to create art from your designs!
|Lightworks™ Gallery - click to view a larger image|
| Elevation Editor |
Dynamically edit within elevation views. Elevations can be viewed as line drawings, shaded line drawings, full color, and more.
Professional Home Plan Layers
ProjecTape™ Precision Measuring
Doors, Walls, Windows, and Fixtures
|Home Planning Gallery - click to view a larger image|
| Storage Designer |
Transform cluttered space into the ideal storage space.
Our library also includes storage systems for closets and garages.
|Interior Design Gallery - click to view a larger image|
| Kitchen & Bath Design |
Turn your drab bathroom and dull kitchen into a sparkling new space with helpful decorating ideas. You can shop from a vast catalog of interior design elements to determine the best choices for your kitchen and bathroom.
Customize your cabinets with shelving, pantries, drawers, and appliances. Also perfect for media centers and garage organization.
|Kitchen & Bath Design Gallery - click to view a larger image|
|Landscape Design Gallery - click to view a larger image|
| Design Custom Pools |
Pool Designer™ can auto-generate a pool to your specs or you can create your own design from scratch. Pool shape library includes over 30 styles. Choose in or above ground, vinyl lined or composition, multiple depths, shapes, spa combo & more.Pool Accessories
Use the included accessories library to help plan for pumps & filters, slides, ladders, railings, and pool games...adds even more realism to your design.
|Pool and Deck Design Gallery - click to view a larger image|