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Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series v18

Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series v18

A Powerful and Intuitive Home & Landscape Design Program
Download - Windows -  $399.99 
Download - Macintosh -  $399.99 
DVD in Sleeve - Macintosh/Windows -  $399.99 
USB Flash Drive -  $409.99 



Product Information

Our Most Powerful and Intuitive Architectural Design Program Ever

Punch! Architectural Series combines impressive design tools and realistic visualization to make your home and landscape projects come to life. Whether you are remodeling, renovating, designing or building a brand new house, the Architectural Series contains the most comprehensive set of tools and features that allow you to create professional level designs. Enhanced drawing tools, new floor plans, brand name product libraries and photo realistic rendering capabilities makes designing your new home more efficient and easier than ever!

  • A Completely NEW Roofing Design Tool that makes it easier to create the roof design you want, including gables, dormers, and curved roofs.
  • Even More Home Plans; from contemporary to modern with styles from coast to coast.
  • Quickly Create Kitchen, Baths and Landscapes with professional designer quality layouts that you can drop into your projects.
  • The Most Materials,Textures, Furnishings, and Accessories we have ever had. Includes new kitchen, bathroom, paints, lighting and hundreds of new objects.
  • We've Made It Even Easier to find those new materials with a brand new dynamic search tool that lets you search for the perfect furnishing, paint, texture or accessory with ease.
  • LightWorks Visualization Technology for photo realistic rendering.
  • NEW Easy to Use Interface, enhanced tools and drawing methods.
  • Tips for “Building Green” with a selection of green objects and materials.
  • An All NEW Integrated Interactive Help System to make finding and using the right tool easier than ever. Includes training center video tutorials and free technical support.

Which Punch! Product is Best for Your Design Project?

Project

Architectural Series

Professional

Premium

Essentials

Interior

Landscape Deck & Patio

Home Design

Best

Best

Better

Good

N/A

N/A

Landscape Design

Best

Best

Better

Good

N/A

Best

Decks and Patios

Best

Best

Better

Good

N/A

Best

Remodeling

Best

Best

Better

Good

Good

Good

Kitchens and Bath

Best

Best

Better

Good

Better

N/A

Interior Design

Best

Better

Better

Good

Best

N/A

Basements / Media Rooms

Best

Better

Better

Good

Good

N/A

Presentation

Best

Better

Good

Good

Good

Good

DESIGN IT

Four ways to start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  • Professionally Designed Plans: Need inspiration or an instant starting point? Utilize our editable house plans to fast track your design or browse them for room layout ideas.
  • Floor Plan Trace: trace a favorite floor plan, or use one you've sketched
  • PhotoView: Take pictures of the inside or outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.

DETAIL IT

Auto Framing

  • Select metal, wood or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.

Auto Roof Gables and One Click Dormer Tool

  • Instantly add gable walls, roof panels, and dormers

Windows, Doors & Walls

  • Select from an extensive library of door and window styles. Customize the size, grille style, and other parameters to fit your plan.
  • Use Window and Door Designer power tools to create custom doors

Add rooms and decorate with one mouse click!

  • Drag and drop room creation
  • SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room or you entire house with one mouse click.
  • Includes HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing Tools
  • Over 4870 3D furnishings and over 7640 materials plus textures and paints

VISUALIZE IT

Lightworks

  • Advanced Photo Rendering capability adds amazing realism to designs with lighting and shadow effects combined with reflections to make 3D renderings come to life.
  • Apply 3D effects like glass, mirror, metal surface, plastic, and blurred reflectivity.
  • This feature is exclusive to the Architectural Series.

DESIGN IT

Start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  • PhotoView: Take pictures of the inside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.

DETAIL IT

Object Library

  • Thousands of objects for every part of your design, inside or out. Remodel with new fixtures, lighting, ceiling fans, sinks, and more. Use as is or edit with 3D Custom Workshop™.

Flooring Carpets & Rugs

  • Try tile, carpet, wood, stone, and other materials including brand name, real-world products.

Furniture Showcase

  • Add predesigned furniture groups with simple drag & drop. Easily arrange or edit your selections to suit your design.

Brand Name Product Libraries

  • Thousands of possibilities! Faux finishes, interior and exterior paint, wood floors, solid surfaces, blinds, stone, and much more. Nationally-recognized decorating materials you can try before you buy.
Brand Names

Precision Lighting Planner

  • Add functionality and drama to your design. Works with exterior and interior designs. Precision controls for ambient light, shadows, fall off, radius, and more. Drag & Drop landscape light fixtures.

Cabinet Designer

  • Customize your cabinets with shelving, pantries, drawers, and appliances. Also perfect for media centers, bathrooms and garage organization.

Storage Design

  • Gain more closet space by planning an inexpensive wire shelving system or lay out a garage that makes the best use of space, yet keeps things organized and within reach. Drag & drop shelving, workbenches and cabinets are included in the library.

Fireplace Wizard and Mantel Designer Power Tools

  • Choose from a selection of fireplace styles, then choose from brick, stone, stucco or other material options and colors.

Ceiling Designer

  • Create custom tray, recessed, barrel, and dome ceilings to your specifications.

VISUALIZE IT

DESIGN IT

Start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  • PhotoView: Take pictures of the outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.

DETAIL IT

Photo View Editor

  • Use a photo of your home and design landscaping, decks and pools around it

Site Planner and Topo Tools

  • Site-planner automatically draws your property line, as you enter the coordinates, then exports your lot into your landscape design. Add real-world topography to your building site. Trace over your topo lines. Automatically cuts or adds fill and building pad to your design.

Planting Library

  • Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your own favorite plants to the database!

PlantFinder

  • PlantFinder™ searches plants for your area, using parameters you specify, ensuring growing success.
  • Sorting feature lets you select growing parameters, international zones, sunlight, climate, water, and soil conditions.
  • Photo-realistic images of real-world plants that can be viewed from any angle.
  • Color-coded zone maps make plant selection easy and foolproof. Over 10,000 plants in 10 zones.
  • Get complete information about every plant in the database with the Plant Details dialog.

Plant Growth

  • Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.

Hardscapes

  • Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.

Fence Designer

  • Design fences with custom material, color, photos or even draw your own design

VISUALIZE IT

DESIGN IT

Start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  • PhotoView: Take pictures of the outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.

DETAIL IT

Deck Templates

Deck & Patio Templates

  • Predesigned, drag & drop, editable designs you can use as is or customize to your personal style!
Outdoor Living
Edging
Planting Templates

Auto Edging & Planting Templates

  • Zone specific plant groupings with simple drag & drop placement. A variety of shapes for freestanding, corners, and more.

Outdoor Living

  • Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.

Pool

  • Draw from scratch, use and edit pre-drawn templates or let Pool Designer create your pool to your exact specs.

VISUALIZE IT

Tools for easier and faster designing

NEW Auto Roof Gable

  • Instantly add gable roof panels

Lightworks

  • Advanced Photo Rendering capability adds amazing realism to designs with lighting and shadow effects combined with reflections to make 3D renderings come to life.
  • Apply 3D effects like glass, mirror, metal surface, plastic, and blurred reflexivity.
  • This feature is exclusive to the Architectural Series.

Symbol Editor & Section Detailer

  • Create a library of symbols for building and construction details. Simply drag and drop into your design.
  • Create section views with fill patterns.
  • Annotate your drawing with detailed notes or specs. Review or edit your details with a mouse click.

Design Phase Tabs

Design Phase Tabs
  • Easy tabs organize your project into foundation, floor, electrical, plumbing, roof, etc. creating all the steps needed for your design

Brand Name and Object Library

  • Endless possibilities! Thousands of 2D and 3D objects to choose from! Choose entire furniture groupings with simple drag and drop
  • Choose from thousands of nationally recognized decorating materials including faux finishes, wood floors, counter tops, blinds and much more!
  • NEW and improved library is easier to use and faster to search.

Simple Drag and Drop Tools

  • Add rooms, paint color, furnishings, landscape plantings and more!
3D Custom Workshop
3D Custom Workshop

3D Custom Workshop

  • Build virtually any object or modify existing objects from the library. Use photo-realistic materials including wood, fabric, paint colors, stone, brick, and more.
Build Green

Build Green

  • Go green in one click; watch your design go green with design tips and objects; recycled glass counter tops, bamboo flooring and more! Make your home more energy efficient with new appliances or update your windows, doors and more!

SmartWand™

  • SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room, or your entire house, with one mouse click!

Cost Estimation & Mobile Landscaping Quote

Instant 2D/3D Views plus the ability to create
templates for a 3D model of your design

Print blueprints of your designs

Print Blueprints of Your Designs

NEW Intuitive Interactive Help

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

Windows® Vista or higher¹, Intel® or compatible 1.0 GHz processor or higher (multi-core processor supported), 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB or more recommended, 3 GB of Hard Disk Space, VGA Video Card displaying at least 1024x768 with 32-bit color, DVD-ROM drive for media installations only, Mouse with wheel recommended, 256 MB Video Card Memory, Internet access and Internet Service Provider account required² ¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows® Vista or higher. ²User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.