GRAPHISOFT Releases ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012


GRAPHISOFT today announced the release of ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012, the latest release of its entry-level Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution.

The new ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 is based on the robust BIM technology of ArchiCAD 15, but with a feature set and price tailored to the needs of small architectural practices, home builders, and building contractors.


ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 contains all the tools necessary to create the BIM model from which the entire architectural documentation and the list of materials can be derived. Also, STAR(T) Edition offers the full benefits of the intelligent GDL object technology of ArchiCAD. The new relase introduces functions to STAR(T) Edition users including:

  • Intelligent Element Connections – automatic connections between building structures and elements to help the creation and maintenance of the BIM model while preserving the flexibility architects need.
  • 3D Design Space - 3D guidelines and editing planes to help the creation of the BIM model in the natural 3D environment including axonometric and perspective views.
  • Latest DWG-DXF file exchange capabilities with the 3rd party applications of consultants

For more information about STAR(T) Edition 2012, please visit the official product website. The International English version of STAR(T) Edition 2012 together with the German and Austrian versions are already available for orders. Other localized versions will follow during Q1, 2012.

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