BIM Since 1984
DIMENSION PLUS is associated with Archicad in India since 2008. We started our operations in March 2008 as Archicad Training centre in Ahmedabad and since than we have been associated with GRAPHISOFT at various capacities.
Archicad has been our Flag Ship product for more than a decade and there are reasons for this LOVE, Archicad is designed by architects.
DIMENSION PLUS is distributor for Archicad in India west and south since 2016.
Archicad is BIM
GRAPHISOFT ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD, the industry first BIM software for architects. The constant evolution for 36 years and dedicated focus on development have earned Loyal and Passionate users for Archicad. Archicad in India is used by multi user large firms as well as solo practitioners.
Archicad is designed keeping architects in mind. The user friendly interface will be the first handshake which you would enjoy. Design any size and scale of buildings using Archicad, innovative technologies like background processing and predictive design will make your work faster. Archicad teamwork is based on Delta Server technology which lets you work within the office or across the globe without worrying much about data speeds.
Archicad’s in-built Renovation filters along with Graphical Overrides helps to create fascinating Layouts for Design Development as well as Presentations. The power of GDL library lets you create and manage Furniture Layouts and every element placed can be added to Schedules and BOQ generation becomes easy. Archicad 24 also have included MEP modeller, now it’s easier to model Services and rectify collisions much before the execution.
If your BIM is not Open – it is not BIM.
GRAPHISOFT is one of the pivotal members for promoting the concept of OpenBIM.
It is an approach to collaboration that welcomes all software vendors, AEC practices (designers, engineers and builders) as well as building owners.
We are open. Open to working with the best softwares for the need of your project. Open to future-proof solutions, transparency, quality assurance and accessible data.
Work as ONE team with your engineers using MEP Modeller and Structural Analytical Model.
The Power of ONE – One Building – One Team – One Software – One Interface, with an ability to work with other BIM software as well.
Use Archicad’s Issue Management and Collision (Clash) Detection tools to track every design change better for an informed decision.
Analyse your building for Energy Usage with EcoDesigner within Archicad throughout your design stages.
You can also use In-Built model checking tools and keep and eye on design or documentation errors.
We want you to spend your time on designing great built forms and spaces – not worrying about quality of the model.
Available Licensing Options
Archicad START Edition
Archicad on EMI
|Recommended configuration||Minimum Hardware Requirements|
Apartment and office
High rises, Hospitals
|CPU||Intel Core i5
AMD Ryzen 5
|Intel Core i7
AMD Ryzen 7
|Intel Core i9
AMD Ryzen 9
|64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor|
|Memory||16 GB RAM||32 GB RAM||64 GB RAM|
|Disk||SATA SSD||NVMe SSD||NVMe SSD||5+ GB of free space|
|Graphics card||2+ GB VRAM DirectX 11
compatible graphics cards
|4 GB VRAM DirectX 11
compatible graphics cards
|8 GB VRAM DirectX 11
compatible graphics cards
|DirectX 11 compatible graphics card|
|Display resolution||FHD+ (1920×1080)||2K (2560×1600)||5K (5120×2880)||1440×900|
Windows 11 64-bit / MacOS 12.5
|Windows 10 64-bit/MacOS 11.3|
|Protection key||Archicad 26 CodeMeter hardware key or Codemeter Act software protection key to start Archicad 26|
Check out the features and improvements in Archicad in the given updates
Archicad offers a FREE 30-day trial. You can download it from here.
Archicad has both perpetual (one-time purchase) and rental (every year renewal) licenses.
Yes there is training material available, please check our courses at training.discoverbim.in for more information.
You can open 2D and 3D dwg files in Archicad. You can also import SketchUp, 3DS, PDF and other major file types in Archicad.
Archicad has more than 10,000 Parametric BIM Objects installed with the software. In addition, you can access various Free and Paid portals to download Parametric and Non Parametric objects.
Archicad was designed in 1984, keeping Architects’ needs in mind. However, we always had MEP available as an add-on. This year with the release of Archicad 24, MEP is now part of core Archicad License. Also, this year GRAPHISOFT came with another Innovation Structural Analysis Model within Archicad.
You can also export Archicad via IFC to other Structure and MEP tools.
If you have a valid Commercial or EDU License, you have access to all previous versions too. Archicad allows you to save the file to 1 lower version. Eg. Archicad 24 files can be saved in Archicad 23. You can open the file in 23 and save it as Archicad 22 file. You can continue this till your desired version
At DIMENSION PLUS we have a professional team of BIM Managers, Architects and Civil engineers to provide you support. You can always go to our Support portal to raise a ticket. Our support team works 11:00am to 5:30pm between Monday to Friday.
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