December 15th, 2011
All CADs seem the same, but there is one that is more similar than the others and at the same time very different. It's similar because it has all the same tools as even the most complete CAD, and different, very different, because it has exclusive functions and tools that promise to revolutionize todays designing methods. Domus.Cad is not just a CAD, but a machine that takes into account all aspects of architectural design, and is the basis of an integrated system which follows your project through every step of its design.
Domus.Cad is at the center of a system which goes much further than the simple planning of your design. Here is a brief list of just some what you can achieve with Domus.Cad and other related modules.
Obtain a front measurable of a building directly from a photograph.Rapidly reconstruct a survey of old buildings.Place measurements anywhere with algebraic formulae.Import/Export DWG projects.Plan from the very beginning without ever using a pencil or paper.Create an destroy complex walls with ease.You have a continued and interactive 3D control during the entire planning phase.You can obtain automatically surveys, sections and 3D technical views.Automatic demolition and reconstruction tables.Take the client to visit his house in real time.Analyze the impact on the countryside.Calculate an accurate metric estimate
Domus.Cad Program Features - design and modeling of architecture, interiors, landscape, and urban spacesDomus.Cad is a program for architectural 3D design which allows you to face 3D design with the same simplicity as a traditional 2D design, and with the same simplicity allows you not only to design but to plan an entire project directly on your computer. The new version 11 is a program with exclusive characteristics that has nothing to fear from any other 3D architectural design program on the market.
Designing with Domus.Cad and two Monitors, one for the plant and the other for the 3D interactive view, is an extraordinary experienceIt is a tool for the design and modeling of architecture, interior, landscape, and urban spaces.
With Domus.Cad you can immediately begin to create three-dimensional Elements without needing to start from a two-dimensional plan. Elements such as walls, floors, roofs, and stairs are created from the onset in their full three-dimensional form.
Easy to learn
Domus.Cad is intuitive and easy to learn. Uncomplicated procedures of element insertion, movement, and modification allow you to progress easily through all phases of the design process.
Interactive 3D and walktrroughs
Domus.Cad offers true interactive design capabilities. You can keep the 3D window open while you design in plan and watch the model change in real time as you draw. Domus.Cad also allows you to simulate different lighting conditions and do walkthroughs in real time, a definite plus for helping the client understand 3D architectural space. Plug-in renderers can be used to enhance the image in the 3D window.
The model created with Domus.Cad can be exported in QucikDraw 3D Metafile format and other formats including Art*lantis, DXF 3D and DWG. A land model created with DomusTerra, Nonio C, or other modeling programs can be imported by Domus.Cad, where it may be viewed and elaborated along with the architectural model. The reverse operation may also be performed: an architectural model may be exported to DomusTerra or Nonio C (in QD3D MetaFile format) where it can be placed directly on the modeled landscape.Importing of the most part of the graphic formats: TIF, JPG, PICT, GIF, TGA, BMP and many others.
An exlusive "Fusion" process immediately joins the various wall Elements, as they are placed, moved or changed, allowing a quick and easy creation of the initial drawing.
2D and 3D tools and parameters
Drawings can be rendered using fills and materials. Fills can be applied to both 2D and 3D Elements. Fill tiles can also be used, allowing you to create your own fills. Each element may also be assigned a material containing color and reflective properties. Expandable entourage libraries offer the ability to add additional interest.
Modelling features allow you to extrude and rotate 3D forms from any drawn polygon, along a line, a 3D path or around any axes, making it easy to model furniture, building cornices, structural Elements, and any unusual architectural form.
Domus.Cad has an internal option for multiple-sheet Paging with a preview window. Drawings and images are paged directly from the various working layers. If the drawings are changed after they are paged, it is not necessary to re-paginate them, the sheet is updated automatically. Domus.Cad also has an internal driver for plotting.
A project can also be viewed at any stage of development in a series of automatically-generated 2D and 3D views (sections, elevations, axons, and perspectives). Once generated, these views can be touched up or modified directly in Domus.Cad.