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Architectural drawing in 3D CAD

Create architectural drawings, documentation, and schedules more quickly and easily. Built for architects, AutoCAD® Architecture has design and documentation features that help automate tedious drafting tasks, reduce errors, and increase efficiency.

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  • Architectural renovation

    Speed the design and production of renovations.

  • Preview architectural object styles

    Confirm wall, door, and window styles before adding.

  • Walls, doors, and windows

    Mimic real-world behavior and construction.

  • Integrated rendering

    Create full-color 3D renderings.

  • Real-time Fillet/Chamfer changes

    Command Preview shows changes as you make them.


  • TrustedDWG™ technology

    Share and save design data with AutoCAD Architecture.

  • Project Navigator CheckOut

    Make changes to a project without affecting the team.

  • Project Navigator CheckIn

    Automatically notify the team of a new version.

  • Industry Foundation Class (IFC) support

    Supports buildingSMART certification.

  • PDF support

    Share and reuse designs easily.


  • Sections and elevations

    Generate directly from your floor plan.

  • Color-coded version differentiation

    Visual Compare shows differences between versions.

  • Automated property set definitions

    Define property sets for easier quantity takeoffs.

  • Wall dimensioning

    Dimension to your own standards.

  • Space tagging and documentation

    Tag every room in your architectural drawing.

  • Room documentation

    Apply multiple finishes to a surface.

  • Architectural drawing creation and annotation

    Annotate drawings more quickly.

  • Annotation and unit scaling

    Easily scale tags, text, and objects.


  • Easier style access

    Browse libraries of object styles.

  • Streamlined user interface

    Get easy access to tools and commands.

  • Customized scheduling

    Adjust schedule styles to meet your standards.

  • Easy changes to block instances

    Change block instances easily.

  • Display order by layer

    Order layers and objects, and preview changes.