BIM Since 1984

Archicad

GRAPHISOFT Archicad

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 24 building

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.

BIM for Architects

Archicad is a BIM software designed by GRAPHISOFT. The first version of Archicad came to market in 1984 and since then it has been doing constant innovations. Archicad is an easy to use and flexible to own BIM software.

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BIM for Interior Designers

Archicad is used by many interior designers in India and across the world as it gives them an opportunity to have a better control and understanding of projects before it goes to execution stage.

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BIM for Collaboration

Archicad supports OpenBIM concept and makes it very easy to collaborate with various stake holders involved in project design, built and maintenance phase. Also, the ability to host various files on BIMCloud and use it while working with in-house team makes it a versatile tool at every design stage.

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BIM for Coordination

Archicad comes with in-built MEP modeller and now an innovative Structural Analytical Model which makes it easy and seamless to combine and coordinate between Architect, MEP Consultant and Structural Consultant.

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BIM for Analysis

EcoDesigner, Archicad’s In-built energy evaluation tool makes it easy to take “energy conscious” design decision at the early design phase. Archicad also has in-built Model Checking and Collision detection tools.

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Available Licensing Options

Perpetual

Archicad Perpetual

Rental

Archicad Rental

Start Edition

Archicad START Edition

EMI

Archicad on EMI

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Technical Specs

See the minimum and recommended hardware specifications for Archicad 24.

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Recommended configuration Minimum Hardware Requirements
Project size Entry-level
Residential homes
Mid-range
Apartment and office
Buildings
High-end
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 8+ GBRAM 16+ GB RAM 32+ GB RAM
DIsk SSD NVMe SSD NVMe SSD 5+ GB of free space
Graphics card 2+ GB VRAM OpenGL
4.0 compatible graphics cards
4+ GB VRAM OpenGL
4.0 compatible graphics cards
6+ GB VRAM OpenGL
4.0 compatible graphics cards
OpenGL 4.0 compatible graphics card
Display resolution FHD+ (1920X1080) 2K (2560×1600) ) 5K (5120 × 2880) 1440×900
Operating System Windows 10 64-bit MacOS 10.15 Windows 10 64-bit
MacOS 10.14
Protection key Archicad 24 CodeMeter hardware key or Codemeter Act software protection key to start Archicad 24

FAQ

What is Archicad?

Archicad is a dedicated Architecture BIM software launched in 1984, by GRAPHISOFT based in Budapest, Hungary. Currently Archicad is on its 24th version which is focused on Integrated design with MEP and Structural Analytical Model.

Is there a trial for Archicad? How long is it?

Archicad offers a FREE 30-day trial. You can download it from here.

What are the different license types in Archicad?

Archicad has both perpetual (one-time purchase) as well as rental (every year renewal) licenses.

Is there an Education version for Archicad? Who is eligible for it?

Yes, we do have an Archicad EDU version. Any student who is in Architecture or Interior Design or civil engineering course is eligible for it provided the student has a valid college ID card. You can apply for Archicad EDU version here.

Is there training material available for Archicad? How do I get it?

Yes there is training material available, please check our courses at training.discoverbim.in for more information.

What are the different file type we can import in Archicad?

You can open 2D and 3D dwg files in Archicad. You can also import SketchUp, 3DS, PDF and other major file types in Archicad.

What about Objects ? Do we have to download them ?

Archicad has more than 10,000 Parametric BIM Objects which are installed with the software. In adition to this you can access various Free and Paid portals to download Parametric and Non Parametric objects.

How much does Archicad cost ?

We understand you want to shift to BIM with Archicad as soon as possible. However, we would request you to get in touch with one of our Executive who can help you align your resources better.

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What about MEP and Structure?

Archicad was designed in 1984 keeping Architects needs in mind. However, we always had MEP available as 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. 

Can I save the latest Archicad version file in previous lower versions?

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 file 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.

What kind of Technical Support you provide?

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 for raising a ticket. Our support team works 11:00am to 5:30pm between Monday to Friday.

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