DIY House Design Software
Transform your ideas into reality with our 3D Architect house design software. Intuitive house design software that allows easy floor plan mockups, interior design and access to free 3D and 2D libraries.
It's fun to use
Why not have a bit of fun while you're creating a professional house plan? Arcon Evo makes the process very easy and enjoyable with many out-of-the-box libraries.
The license gives you unlimited lifetime access to the software with no project limits. You can also run the license on your laptop and PC at the same time.
Instead of spending weeks creating floor plans and elevation using generic conventional CAD software, create plans in minutes with the bespoke tools.
Why 3D Architect Pro?
3D Architect Expert saves you time. A lot of it! Unlike generic CAD software, our 3D Architect range has been developed around practical house design needs.
You will have the flexibility to create rapid floor plans in minutes instead of days, and because 3D Architect is compatible with major CAD software out there, you can exchange plans with other architects / designers via email. (In 3D Architect Expert, you have the option to Export and Import DWG and DXF files)
Don’t spend hours searching the internet for object CAD files or designing doors / window frames / roofs. With 3D Architect’s built-in tools, everything is under one roof with many preloaded libraries already at your fingertips.
It’s very easy to use, with literally no previous CAD experience requirements, and, yet professional enough to help you with the start-to-finish house design and development process.
2D Drawing Tools
Simple but powerful floor planner
Designing and building your floor plan ideas shouldn’t be a difficult task. That’s why 3D Architect Basic, provides necessary tools for drawing your house plan. Create different shapes, entrance, stairs, internal / external walls, 100s of different type of built in doors and windows and much more. You can create and furnish your home prior to starting your build process, to get a feel on what the finished product will look and feel like. Use our Walkthrough option, to carry out a virtual tour of the property.
*Please note, advance wall options, and different wall thickness options, are only available on 3D Architect Expert , Pro and Arcon Evo.
Sharing your project
You can print your plans on A1, A2 and A3 format. There is also an option to export your drawings as an image.
Built In Design Tools
Built-in roof designer
*Please note, the advance Dormer and Roof merging options are only available in Arcon Evo and 3D Architect Pro. Take a look at the Compare Software section below for more info.
You have a large preloaded library of stairs to choose from. Each stair can be modified to meet your needs. This includes, not limited to, adjusting railing gaps, thickness, steps, construction type and much more.
Built-in door and window designer
Use our premade doors and windows from the door / window library, or design your own.
Interior Design Tools
3D floor plan
Why not visualise what your final work may look like in reality? You can convert your 2D floor plan to a 3D visual floor plan by using the automatic 3D floor plan tool. Here you can add furnitures, change wall and floor colour / texture and carry out a full 360 walkthrough using the virtual tour tool.
Create transparent walls to showcase your property to clients, builders. designers and architects. *Timber frames are only available in Arcon Evo version.
While using 3D Architect basic you will find many things in common with other Windows programs and where possible, Arcon Evo makes use of standard Windows functions and dialog boxes. Accordingly you will find familiar menu items such as File -> New, File -> Open , and Edit functions like Cut, Copy and Paste. If you have already worked with other Windows programs, you will recognize the basic operation of the Windows user interface. For example, how to select a menu option from a menu, how to open and minimise windows, and how to launch and exit a program.
- Tool Menu Bar
- Tool Placement Context Bar
- Standard Menu Bar
- Horizontal Icon Bar
- Tool Options / Objects Catalogue
- Main Worksheet
- Status Bar
- Numeric Input
- Tool Options Header Bar
Watch our last webinar on Arcon Evo
3D Architect Basic shares over 40% of Arcon Evo’s features. Watch the below video for a full Arcon Evo demo. Some features , including 3D Mobile Export, different wall thickness, Google export, file sharing, advanced wall options, multi roof merging tool and Timber Framing are exclusive to Arcon Evo only. View the Compare Table below for a comprehensive comparison between our 3D Architect Home Designer range and Arcon Evo.