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What is Archicad?

Archicad is a software tool for architects working in the architecture-engineering-construction (AEC) industry for designing buildings from the conceptual phase all through to the construction phase. It is a BIM software developed by GRAPHISOFT, enab...

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What is BIM?

The base of BIM (Building Information Model) is a digital 3D model of the building. It consists of walls, slabs, roofs, doors, windows and such, just like the real building. In BIM we also assign invisible data (metadata) to the digital elements of t...


Welcome to Archicad

Watch the videos below to learn the basics of BIM and get started with Archicad Learn the basics of BIM with Archicad Discover and understand the structure and the content of an Archicad project Model your first building with Archicad Learn how to pr...

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Why Archicad?

If you are wondering which BIM software solution to choose here are some of our arguments to support the idea of choosing Archicad. Ease of Use and Intuitiveness Archicad is designed by architects for architects. The structure of the software reflect...

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Where Should I Start with Archicad?

Starting to use Archicad is easy. Just follow the steps below. If you are new to Archicad, you might want to read this quick introductory article: What is Archicad. Download and install Archicad Visit GRAPHISOFT's download site to download the instal...

Where to Learn Archicad?

Learn Archicad Visit Graphisoft's dedicated Learning site for the collection of the best learning resources. Visit Graphisoft Learn for even more materials Free training materials on GRAPHISOFT Education Portal BIM Curriculum for students, teachers a...


How to Install Archicad?

What machine do I need to run Archicad? System Requirements on graphisoft.com Recommended Graphics Cards for GRAPHISOFT products Recommended Hardware Where can I find the installer of Archicad? A new version of Archicad is released each year. You can...

Start Working in Archicad

This article will help you learn the basics you need to know before starting to work in Archicad. Starting Archicad The startup dialog of Archicad: Start Archicad How to start a new project in Archicad: Create New Project Opening an existing project:...

Archicad Basic Concepts - The Navigator

What is the Navigator The Navigator Palette (Navigator) is a tree structure that lets you build up the entire logical structure of your project and navigate within it. The Navigator is divided into 4 parts, shown on separate tabs: Project Map, View M...

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Nguyen Minh by Graphisoft Moderator
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