GRAPHISOFT North America Makes Latest BIM Technology Available at an Affordable Price


The new ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2011 is based on GRAPHISOFT’s ArchiCAD 14 Virtual Building technology, but with a feature set and price tailored to meet the needs of small architectural practices, home builders, and building contractors. ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2011 enables customers to create a virtual building model and efficiently manage and share all of the project’s data. The software is also able to automatically produce all of a project’s documentation on demand. Significant new features in the 2011 Edition include:

  • Partial Structure Display
  • Oriented Views
  • Shadows in Open GL
  • Refined management of Object Libraries
  • Dimension Text prefix/suffix
  • Improved handling of Schedules
  • Extended options for Doors & Windows
  • Ruler
  • Direct import of site-survey data
  • MEP support
  • Streamlined AutoCAD 2010 I/O
  • Performance optimizations

“At GRAPHISOFT, we see the value of BIM for anyone involved in the building design and construction process. Whether you’re a small architectural firm or a large firm, GRAPHISOFT offers software to support your needs,” said Steve Benford, managing director, GRAPHISOFT North America. “ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2011 is a great investment for start-ups and smaller organizations looking for a powerful BIM solution at a lower price point.”

ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2011 will be available later this month for less than $2,000. To contact a reseller in your area for more information, please visit our website.

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