ArCADia LT 10
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What is ArCADia LT 10.4?

ArCADia LT is a fully functional, easy-to-operate and intuitive CAD program that allows object-oriented creation of 2D building documentation and saving files to the 2013 DWG format. ArCADia LT opens DWG 2018 format files by automatic conversion to version 2013. It is a basic graphic design tool for the construction industry in its broadest sense.The LT version of the program has all the basic functions of the ArCADia BIM system


Basic tools of the ArCADia BIM system:

COMPARING DOCUMENTS:

  • Two versions of the project created as the ArCADia BIM system model are checked in terms of new and modified system components. The result of this comparison is shown in a new document graphically, with different colours marked for all new, removed and modified objects. For easier navigation of the compared model, a list centring the searched object in the design view is created..

MERGING DOCUMENTS:

  • This tool allows to include multiple designs of various installations in one document.
  • The building model from the architectural design is merged with the design models of the installations, creating one complete model of the construction project. You can merge models from one source project, and the full model created in the new project is ready to check for collision in it.

MANAGING A DRAWING OF A BUILDING:

  • The management of views and displayed information using the comprehensive Project Manager tree.
  • The automatically created 3D view is available in a separate window to allow a presentation of the entire body of the building or e.g. a part of a level.

INSERTING:

  • Elements like walls, windows, doors, etc., are now inserted with the use of the intelligent tracking function.
  • When inserting elements, options which simplify drawing are available: reference, parallel, etc.

WALLS:

  • Selecting walls from defined types or setting of any specified composite walls.
  • A built-in catalogue of building materials that is based on the PN-EN 6946 and PN-EN 12524 standards.
  • Inserting virtual walls that are invisible in the 3D preview or cross-section. They divide the room space in order to distinguish an open-space function, for example.
  • Heat transfer coefficient is calculated automatically on the base of the materials selected for the space dividers (walls, ceilings, roof).

WINDOWS AND DOORS:

  • Inserting windows and doors by means of parameters from the program library and creating user-defined windows and doors.
  • The possibility to define the windowsill protrusion inside and outside a room, as well as its thickness.
  • The possibility to switch off a windowsill.

CEILINGS

  • Automatic insertion of floors (according to a level outline).

ArCADia-TERIVA CEILINGS:

  • The module is used to prepare drawings for structural systems of Teriva ceilings. Drawings include all the main elements of the system: ceiling beams, transverse beams, hidden beams, trimmers, KZE and KWE ring fittings, KZN and KWN lintel elements, support grids and additionally all necessary lists of materials covering listed elements, supplemented with the reinforced steel and monolithic concrete required to create a ceiling.
  • Automatic and manual calculation of all Teriva ceilings (4.0/1; 4.0/2; 4.0/3; 6.0; 8.0) in the ceiling areas of any shape.
  • Automatic distribution of beams, transverse beams and ring beams on internal and external walls and on main beams.
  • Automatic setting of a system of trimmers for openings and beams for partition walls.
  • Automatic solving of a side ceiling access to a wall.
  • Automatic calculation and setting of the required plane and offset grids.

ROOMS:

  • Automatic creation of rooms from closed outlines of walls and virtual walls.
  • Temperatures and lighting requirements are automatically assigned to rooms, depending on their names.
  • The possibility to change the graphic imaging of a room in the view, e.g. by filling or colour.

BINDING JOISTS:

  • Inserting binding joists, including reinforcements defined both for bars and stirrups.

COLUMNS:

  • Insertion of columns of rectangular and elliptical cross-section.

CHIMNEYS:

  • The insertion of single chimney openings or chimney shafts (groups of chimneys with a set number of columns and lines).
  • The possibility to insert chimney ducts or mark the outlet of existing chimneys.
  • New chimney profiles.

STAIRS:

  • Defining one- and multi-flight stairs and winder stairs in any plan.
  • New types of stairs: monolithic with treads or see-through with stringers. The possibility to choose the type and elements of a step.

TERRAIN:

  • Automatic creation of a terrain model on the basis of spot heights from digital DWG maps.
  • Insertion of a terrain plane using spot heights or lines.
  • The insertion of objects that simulate elements of a network or objects existing on the terrain to check for collisions in the design.

3D VIEW:

  • A 3D view created automatically when entering elements of the ArCADia BIM system.
  • Inserting and modifying camera settings, from the point of view of an observer, which can be used to view a design or to save a view.
  • The current scene can be saved to a file in BMP, JPG or PNG formats.

AUXILIARY ELEMENTS:

MODULAR AXES:

  • The possibility to insert a grid of modular axes, including complete editing options.

TITLE BLOCKS:

  • Creating user-defined title blocks in the dialogue window or using graphic field editing options.
  • The insertion of automatic (taken from a design) or user-defined texts into a title block.
  • Saving title blocks to the project or program library.

TEMPLATES:

  • Saving user-defined settings of elements (markers, fonts, default types, heights, etc.).
  • Saving types to templates.

LAYOUTS:

  • Groups of elements of various types can be saved into a single type. All connections, sizes of elements and other individual element parameters can be saved into a single layout that can be used in future projects. The layout can be further divided to modify individual group elements.

TYPE LIBRARY:

  • A built-in type library for all elements of each module.
  • Library modification during the design by saving the created types.
  • Library modification in the library window by adding, editing and deleting types from the global/user’s library or the project library.

DIMENSIONING:

  • The arbitrary linear and angular dimensioning of a design.

LISTS:

  • Automatically created lists of rooms for each level. In the lists, you can choose the range of parameters: real and usable space, cubic volume, temperature, heating power, required lighting intensity, calculated lighting intensity, type of floor, wall finishing material and wall surface.
  • Automatically created lists of windows and doors, including symbols, arranged according to the position of the elements on the appropriate levels.
  • Possibility of exporting lists to a RTF file.
  • Export lists to CSV file (spreadsheet).
  • Free ArCADia-TEXT text editor which switches on when exporting to a RTF file.
  • The possibility to edit and correct lists before saving, printing and adding e.g. a logo. ArCADia-TEXT saves in the following formats: RTF, DOC, DOCX, TXT, PDF.

COMMUNICATION WITH OTHER SYSTEMS:

  • Project export in the XML format.

OBJECTS:

  • An integrated library of elements allows a drawings to be detailed with the required architectural 2D symbols.
  • A library of 3D objects allows created interiors to be arranged.
  • The object catalogue can be extended with new libraries.
  • User-defined objects created with 2D elements can be saved in the program library.
  • 2D and 3D objects can be inserted with an angle with respect to the Z-axis given during insertion.
  • The possibility to rotate 3D objects about the X and Y axes and to change a symbol in a view when necessary.

COLLISIONS (automatic detection of collisions and intersections between elements of the ArCADia BIM system):

  • Collisions of any elements in the ArCADia BIM system can be freely listed.
  • Clear lists of collisions in the project and point indicators in the plan and 3D view are available.


GRAPHIC ENGINE

ArCADia LT enables the user to draw and edit 2D documents, load raster images (e.g. geodetic maps), describe drawings using TrueType or SHX fonts, insert blocks from other documents, as well as print the documentation in an intuitive way.

POSSIBILITIES OF THE PROGRAM:

The intuitive interface enables to work in coordinates or to insert data using lengths and angles. The command bar changes in various stages of the drawing and modification process and it offers the auxiliary options that are the most useful at the moment. Selecting functions that are the most important for drawing has enabled to implement options in an orderly and simple way. Additionally, the most important tools (switching on and off the grid, Ortho, entity snaps, Project Manager and the 3D view window, interface theme modifications) have been put at the bottom of the screen, which makes both the communication with the program and the work itself easier and faster.

DRAWING:

  • Creating any 2D drawing using lines, polylines, circles, arcs, ellipses, regular polygons and rectangles.
  • Editing drawing elements using the following tools: Move, Copy, Scale, Rotate, Mirror, Array, Trim, Explode and Offset. The user selects the item to be changed and then indicates the modification function.
  • Closed outlines: circles, polygons and rectangles can be freely hatched using a pattern indicated in the element properties window.
  • Creating and saving blocks – groups of elements that form a given symbol. A block is saved in a new document and it can be inserted both in the drawing it was created in and in any other drawing. Each time a block is inserted, the program asks about the possible scaling and rotating it.
  • The description of drawings is created using a multi-line text with SHX and TrueType fonts. The text is inserted in an additional window that is displayed after the options are enabled. Its size, a font type, justification and other similar elements are defined in the Multiline Text window.
  • It is possible to insert bitmap base maps in popular formats such as JPG, BMP, TIF and PNG. The following tools are available here: scale, trim, change lightness, contrast and fade.
  • Their brightness, contrast and penetration can also be changed.

PRINTING:

  • The print sheet is put in the drawing area by default. In a clear and simple way, it shows what the printout will look like.
  • The size of the print sheet and the scale of the printout can be defined in an intuitive way.
  • Program options are expanded by the basic functions of the ArCADia BIM system, or smart objects creating models of buildings that are constructed of the options of the consecutive industry-specific modules.

Why is it worth buying ArCADia LT 10?

  • The program has a high performance rate and ability in relation to its price.
  • Purchase of the ArCADia LT 10 version allows in the future for a cheap upgrade to the ArCADia 10 or PLUS 10 version with full 3D support.
  • The program guarantees full compliance of the completed project with the DWG format.
  • It has a user-friendly interface compatible with other ArCADia system applications.
  • It has been designed as a modular BIM system, the user has the option of gradually expanding the functionality of the application depending on the design needs.
  • Allows the designer to work according to BIM technology.
  • Provides the opportunity to cooperate with other designers and industries, DWG file exchange, merge and compare design elements made by associates.
  • Supports the 64-bit platform, thanks to which high performance of the application is achieved.

ArCADiasoft is a member of the ITC. Some IntelliCAD 8.4 source codes have been used in the program.


System requirements:

  • Pentium 4-class computer (Intel Core i5 recommended)
  • 2 GB RAM minimum (8 GB recommended)
  • About 3 GB free hard disc space for installation
  • A graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0 (1GB RAM card recommended)
  • OS: Windows 10 or Windows 8 or Windows 7 (64-bit system recommended)