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AutoCAD - The One Stop Solution for Designing Architectural Design in 2D and 3D Formats

February 26, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 251

Architectural CAD Drafting is a process of developing design of Commercial, Residential and Institutional buildings through CAD Software. AutoCAD® Architecture software helps in developing the design in an easy and speedy way thus it ensures safe, and secure document management and reduce cost. Engineers draw Architectural drawings to scale, so that comparative sizes are accurately characterized.

With the help of Architectural Computer Aided Design, you can design draft of Commercial Buildings, Residential Buildings, Institutions & Universities, Hotels, Hospitals, Auditoriums and Monuments. With the help of the development of the CAD software, now engineers are able to design draft of any buildings in 3D, 2D and such other formats. With the 3D and 2D feature of Architectural Drafting, you can design Floor Plans, Wall Sections, Elevations, Building Sections, Door-Window Details, Floor and Roof Framing Plans, Foundation Plans, Non-Structural Layouts, Power & Communication Locations, Lighting Drawings, Furniture Layouts and many other things.

In Architectural Computer Aided Design, the scale is chosen to ensure that the whole building will fit on the chosen sheet size and also to show the needed amount of detail. There are several types of architectural drawing, which includes Presentation drawings, Working drawings, Record drawings and Survey drawings.

There are some advantages of Architectural Computer Aided Design, which includes:

As complex elements can be copied, replicated and stored for re-use, chances of repetition are reduced Errors can be deleted Architectural CAD allows many permutations to be tried before finalizing the design

The model drawn through Auto CAD can be viewed from any angle to find the most useful viewpoints. You can also use different software to apply colors and texture to surfaces and with the help of different Auto-CAD software, engineers can also draw shadows and reflections of any wall.

Services provided using Architectural CAD:

Architectural 3D Modelling 3D Architectural Rendering Architectural Animation Architectural Design Architectural Drafting Architectural Drawing Construction Documentation

Now a day, most plans of buildings, parks and such other architectural monuments are designed using Architectural Computer Aided Design. Most civil engineers use the software and they mostly prefer to draw the draft of any plan using Auto-CAD.

Most of the civil engineers across the globe use Architectural CAD for drawing the draft of any type of architecture. They value this as this can provide faultless drawing within short span of time. Further, with the help of the software engineers can also experiment with any design as par their wish.

Auto-cad is only a basic software that can be used for architectural and interior design.

VMD offers Architectural drafting service and use Autocad for the Architectural CAD work.

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