BOSTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAPHISOFT North America today announced the availability of ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 BIM software in the North American market.
STAR(T) is a powerful BIM authoring tool at a competitive price point with a robust feature set allowing users to create and efficiently manage the building model, and automatically generate a full array of project documentation.
"We recognize the importance of BIM within the building design and construction process, as well as the financial realities many new firms face. The release of STAR(T) 2012 represents our commitment to providing a powerful software solution to those customers," said Steve Benford, managing director, GRAPHISOFT North America. "ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 is an excellent option to gain a BIM solution that meets their needs now and will meet their needs in the future as they grow."
ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 is a full-fledged BIM solution with critical features most smaller practices need. Architects can take advantage of a full BIM toolset and create any type of Virtual Building model and architectural documentation (floor plans, sections/elevations, 3D views, details). The new release 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
ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 will be shipping for less than $2,000 USD. For more information, please visit our website to find a reseller in your area.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, the world's first real-time BIM collaboration environment, and the GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner™, the world's first fully integrated building energy modeling application. GRAPHISOFT's innovative solutions have fundamentally changed the way architects around the world design and collaborate. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.
SOURCE GRAPHISOFT North America