House Design

logo Floorplan 3D Floorplan 3D
logo Autodesk 3ds Max Autodesk 3ds Max
logo Dom-3D Dom-3D
logo Planner 5D Planner 5D
logo ArchiCAD ArchiCAD
logo Sweet Home 3D Sweet Home 3D
logo Google SketchUp Google SketchUp
logo HouseCreator HouseCreator
logo 3D Interior Design 3D Interior Design
logo Home Plan Pro Home Plan Pro

Modern software is able to save the average user not only from complicated mathematical calculations, the construction of complex schemes and sketches, but also to facilitate as much as possible such a non-standard task as the construction of the future home in 3D. Even without special education you can not only choose the appropriate design of the premises, but also calculate the amount of necessary building materials, doors, stairs and other elements.

Programs for home design offer a different set of working tools: from building amateur projects to creating commercial orders.

The main functions of the platforms include:

  • Creating the desired room with as accurate as possible to the real dimensions, the location of doors and window openings;
  • the use of ready-made templates and layouts;
  • for better visualization use a three-dimensional view of the house being created;
  • selection and adjustment of internal and external finishing of the ceiling, walls, floor and decorative elements;
  • the ability to calculate the cost of building materials;
  • comparison of the selected finish with the design features of the building in terms of safe operation;
  • formatting in 2D format for printing and presentation.

Choosing the right program will help to personalize the created project and clearly see all its advantages and correct deficiencies in a timely manner, which will eliminate unnecessary material costs of real construction.

All House Design in rating

Floorplan 3D is used to create a basic interior and exterior design in 2D. Floorplanner contains a basic set of interior equipment elements (windows, doors, stairs, furniture, etc.) as well as models of lawns, trees, pools and other landscape design elements. The project can be completed with drawing tools, adding text descriptions, and then exported as an image.

Pros

    • Design of rooms, cottages with landscape (including multi-level - automatic creation of stairs, including spiral stairs)
    • Automatic calculation of area and accurate dimensioning
    • Object libraries (walls, windows, doors, furniture, electric equipment, etc.)
    • Wide selection of plot and house elements (attics, balconies, terraces, driveways, fences, gates, and enclosures)
    • Special features (broken roofs, differently shaped overhangs, windows without trim, multilevel ceilings)
    • Wide range of textures, materials and colors
    • Bill of materials with the ability to export to MS Excel
    • Export of objects in VRML format, import objects from 3D Studio
    • Creating realistic images using LightWorks technology with various special effects (snow, fog, etc.)

Cons

    • The need to install additional utilities to work with some functions of the program

Three-dimensional graphics nowadays take a leading place in the creation of cartoons and special effects in feature films. This is especially true for the sci-fi and fantasy genre. Now on the Internet in the public domain there are many programs that are designed for 3d modeling. But many of them do not give very good results. It can be poor quality of the finished project or too unnatural effects that are superimposed on the video.

Pros

    • Polygonal modeling support
    • Realistic effects with dynamics
    • Customizable Units of Measure
    • Huge material library
    • Water, fire, smoke, wind simulation and more
    • Depth and Sharpness Adjustments
    • Advanced motion physics calculations
    • Broad application in game development
    • Multiple workflows running simultaneously

Cons

    • High system requirements
    • Limited functionality of 3ds Max in free mode
    • The new version of the program is not compatible with WinXP (32 bit)

The Dom 3d application offers to design a comfortable and well-designed house, which optimally takes into account all the needs of the inhabitants. Realistic three-dimensional platform takes into account the smallest nuances in the choice of modern building and finishing materials, as well as the optimal arrangement of interior objects. The toolbar includes the widest possible set of tools for implementing any design ideas, and the user interface is clear and logically thought out.

Pros

    • Quick and easy creation of a 3D model of the house according to your project
    • The ability to furnish your project with virtual furniture
    • The program allows you to think about the layout of the room and choose the interior design
    • Large selection of different structures (stairs, windows, doors, roofs, etc.) and furniture
    • Ability to select, move, scale and rotate objects, work with layers, control the scene
    • Easy to use and requires no special knowledge or skills
    • Free software
    • Low demands on resources, works even on a weak computer

Cons

    • Possible conflict with antivirus during installation

Everyone during construction, planning and remodeling, furnishing, landscaping and other processes has encountered all kinds of problems. Beginning with inappropriate colors of finishing material, the square footage of all the rooms, and ending with furnishings and creating the interior of each room. This is where the collision stones arise. After all, you want to do everything well the first time, so that there is less to redo and not to do the same job several times. This is an unnecessary waste of time, effort and financial investment.

Pros

    • More than 5000 interior items in the catalog
    • Realistic 3D renderings
    • Native Design
    • Multilingual
    • Export projects
    • Android and iOS versions available
    • Supports the installation of mods and add-ons
    • Instant toggling between 2D and 3D makes working on your project easier
    • Interior object customization and editing

Cons

    • Advanced features in the full version of Planner 5D Interior Design (registration and subscription required)

ArchiCAD demonstrates an innovative approach to architectural design: the architect designs the project, while the app automatically builds the document package. While you build the walls, place the slabs, make the windows and doors, the app generates a common database of 3D models of the building.

Pros

    • Designed for structural design
    • Complete set of tools for creating drawings, specifications and three-dimensional models
    • Built-in graphical editor
    • Access to pre-designed databases
    • Collision detection function
    • Fast save option at any stage
    • Intelligent tools for free modeling of buildings
    • New BIM Server technology for project collaboration
    • Construction of glass frame structures and curvilinear elements

Cons

    • High system requirements
    • OpenGL 2.0 and higher required
    • 30 days Demo mode
    • Requires a minimum of 5GB of free disk space
    • Windows XP and Vista support has been deprecated as of ArchiCAD 18

Are you planning a renovation or remodel, a new bathroom or finally getting new furniture for your living room or bedroom? Whether you decide to contact professionals or do everything yourself, there are a number of easily accessible, convenient and in many cases free professional interior design and building design programs.

Pros

    • High speed formation and subsequent visualization of the interior design program
    • Convenient and time-consuming process of arranging furniture, decorating rooms and creating designs for your home
    • Free program, the functionality of which can be compared with their paid counterparts.
    • With the program, you can save projects in obj format, as well as svg, pdf and others.
    • Ability to view 3D models of furniture, room design, and so on
    • There are versions of Sweet Home 3D for both Windows and Mac OS
    • Offering a visualization of the completed projects in both 2D and 3D.
    • Wide range of furniture and other required elements for interior design.
    • Availability of open source code in a popular programming language Java.

Cons

    • When viewing projects in 3D, it is possible that slowdowns associated with the load of RAM of the computer may occur

The multifunctional program SketchUP is designed for modeling and visualizing various objects, both the simplest and the most complex designs: characters, houses, geometric shapes and others. The user interface is designed to allow you to quickly understand the program settings, which can be set directly in the process of work. Available conversion of ordinary shapes into three-dimensional objects with the most realistic visualization from any angle. The application is designed for Windows and MacOS operating systems.

Pros

    • Create 3D models of residential buildings, hangars, garages, rooftops, various house extensions, and even spaceships
    • Easily add details, change texture, change size of models and industrial objects with great accuracy
    • Possibility to post finished models on Google Earth, share them with others by placing them in the 3D Warehouse
    • Includes drawing and geometric modeling: Polygon, FollowMe, Offset, Intersect with Model
    • Construction: dimensions, measuring tape activation, protractor activation, part selection, layers, area and length calculation
    • Export 2D graphics files (.JPG,. PNG,. TIF,. TGA,. BMP) into 3D models (0.3 DS. Dem. DDF, DWG, DXF)
    • Divide a 3D model into sections to view and finish interior details
    • Apply pre-made textures to your model or create new ones
    • Add pre-made components to your model, such as trees, cars, windows, doors, and people, or create new ones

Cons

    • Is free software for personal use only

When designing a future building, problems often arise with layout, material consumption and compatibility. Therefore, for a more accurate drawing professionals often use additional programs. HouseCreator is the best option for an auxiliary platform. With its help you can design a house in detail. So that it is comfortable and as functional as possible. It is easy to create a convenient layout here. In the library of the platform there are many templates of ready-made layout, which you can use in your work. You can also create your own drawing, taking into account the wishes of the customer and the peculiarities of the building.

Pros

    • Possibility to automate different cycles of the production process (design, budgeting, output to the machine)
    • 3D visualizer with the possibility of viewing the project at any stage
    • Possibility to automate different cycles of the production process (design, budgeting, output to the machine)
    • Automatic generation of all reports and drawings
    • Nesting optimization allows maximum efficient use of materials in the manufacture of prefabricated houses and reduce waste
    • Maximum precision in calculation and drawing generation is ensured by excluding the "human factor" from the reporting process
    • High speed of typical project creation - 1-2 hours
    • Technical support and training during the whole process of use
    • Simple intuitive interface

Cons

    • Demo version is valid for a limited time

To match the size of the room, the necessary furniture and color schemes is not - it's not easy, Interior Design 3D program makes it as easy as possible to plan the upcoming repair, taking into account individual preferences of the user. To work with the software does not require special training, the control panel is as simple as possible and is equipped with all the necessary working tools to create a harmonious home.

Pros

    • High speed of work against competitors in creating 3D interior
    • Significant savings in time and money before the start of repair
    • Full Russian language interface, made in a modern implementation
    • You can choose a variety of materials and arrange the furniture and other items at your discretion
    • The 3D model created in the 3D model is of excellent quality among the competitors
    • There is an extensive catalog with a variety of materials for effective interior design
    • You can arrange furniture and other elements of the apartment by your own hands in a couple of clicks.
    • Convenient option to save, print any of your standard layouts
    • Variety of types of interior and exterior finishes, different types of wallpaper, laminate, tiles and other materials.

Cons

    • Free trial version is valid for a limited time

Looking to update your kitchen or bedroom? Planning a small renovation such as cabinet finishing or a whole new space with granite countertops, wood floors, stainless steel appliances, and more?

Whatever large-scale project you're planning, Home Plan Pro for Windows gives you the simple yet powerful creative tools you need to make your dreams a reality today!

Pros

    • Ability to arrange furniture, as well as windows, doors and other interior elements as desired
    • A wide range of different ready-made components (furniture, windows, doors, etc.)
    • In the process of designing furniture, walls, windows, flooring, you can choose the appropriate material
    • Creation of layers that can be made visible or invisible.
    • Possibility to import ready made 3D images
    • Drawing a room plan using borders
    • Exporting finished content in PDF format or JPG, GIF and BMP extensions
    • Sending drawings by e-mail (built-in smtp-server)
    • Quickly zoom in and out of drawings, rotate and resize any figure

Cons

    • The trial version is free for 30 days