Applications to make designing easier
Following on from our previous post, The 10 Most Useful Apps For People Working At Heights, we have now put together some time saving apps for architects and building designers.
Ensure your site information such as maintenance logs, daily reports, project estimates and time sheets are up to date between company headquarters and construction sites.
View 2D & 3D CAD models in over 50 different CAD file formats and navigate large-scale models. Review and markup the designs, measure dimensions and areas and track the project status at any time.
Share your construction plans, annotations, photos and reports instantly with your entire team. The easiest way to track revisions, progress and issues with or without internet.
If you are an architect using ARCHICAD, BIMx is the perfect tool to present and/or share your designs with clients and contractors. Virtually make adjustments in the 3D model without the need for installing CAD software beforehand.
5. BUILDER’S HELPER – ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION CALCULATOR for iPhone
With an easy to use layout and features this app is capable of handling even the most demanding construction projects. Includes all the features found on advanced construction calculators but customised to suit touch screens.
6. CONCEPT for iPhone
A free iPhone app which gives you the tools to visualise your ideas before putting pencil to paper. Explore the aesthetics of wood, concrete and steel with Concept’s image gallery.
Mark up photos with measurements, arrows, angles and text comments then share with others.
8. MORPHOLIO TRACE – SKETCH CAD for iPhone and iPad
Do you still love to sketch? Trace allows you to sketch, draw, markup, design and create. Enhance your workflow easily with the flexibility of digital hand sketching.
9. FAST CONCRETE PAD CALCULATOR for iPhone & iPad
Handy app which can calculate and email the material needed for your next concrete pad project.
Need inspiration? View over 16 million hi res images of interior and exterior designs on Houzz. Save, make annotations and share thousands of concepts to collaborators.
What apps do you use all day, every day?
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