Autodesk® Building Design Suite 2013®

  • Design – Create better buildings with intelligent, 3D model-based design
  • Simulate – Use integrated simulation and analysis to help inform design and construction decisions
  • Visualise – Produce compelling visualisations to market ideas more successfully
  • Document – Create more consistent,higher-quality construction documentation
  • Build – Improve control over project outcomes with valuable insight across the building lifecycle
Are you facing these issues?

  • Need to be more competitive
  • Constantly under pressure to control costs and do more with less
  • Tired of separately deploying,installing and managing non-integrated software tools
  • Want to compete for projects that feature BIM workflows, but you use CAD
  • Need an economical entry point for BIM
  • Looking to get more out of your current investment in the BIM process
  • Want to collaborate more effectively with project team members
  • Struggling to co-ordinate your design manually with design data in different file formats
  • Need the competitive edge of high-end visualisations and walk-throughs
  • Spending too much time trying to communicate your design
  • Need multi discipline design software to work with design partners more easily
  • Want to improve construct ability and reduce rework costs

Learn how Autodesk Building Design Suite can help you to overcome these issues and accelerate your path to new business.

Autodesk Building Design Suite gives you the power of BIM, with tools for modelling,
visualisation and documentation so you can compete for new work whether the project
requires CAD or BIM. Three editions of the Autodesk Building Design Suite are available
to meet your particular business needs and offer you the depth and breadth of the Autodesk

Autodesk® Building Design Suite Standard:
Autodesk Building Design Suite Standard is for building designers, drafters and detailers who
need a foundational set of tools to design, document and share drawings efficiently in the
native DWG™ file format.

  • Design, document and share DWG drawings
  • Take advantage of versions of AutoCAD® software made specifically for the building industry
  • Show your ideas more effectively with tools for design illustration and graphic communication
Autodesk® Building Design Suite Premium:
Autodesk Building Design Suite Premium is for
architects and engineers who need an optimised
set of tools including the power of BIM with
Autodesk® Revit® software products, the
familiarity of AutoCAD software applications for
efficient documentation, and Autodesk® 3ds Max®
Design software for compelling visualisations.

  • Create better buildings with intelligent 3D model-based design
  • Produce compelling visualisations to market ideas more successfully
  • Use integrated analysis to help inform design and construction decisions.

Autodesk® Building Design Suite Ultimate:
Delivers the full power of BIM with an
advanced set of tools that extend beyond
design into construction. Ideally suited for
construction professionals, this edition builds
on the Premium edition by including Autodesk®
Navisworks® Manage software for an integrated
approach to multidisciplinary co-ordination,
Autodesk® Inventor® to collaborate more
effectively with building product manufacturers
and fabricators, and Autodesk® Quantity Takeoff
for use in design-to-cost-estimating workflows.

Autodesk Building Design Suite offers a comprehensive set of tools to manage all phases of design and
construction at exceptional value.

AutoCAD® design and documentation software is
one of the world’s leading 2D and 3D CAD tools.

AutoCAD® Architecture, AutoCAD® MEP and

AutoCAD® Structural Detailing
software helps you
to design, document and share drawings efficiently
using authentic, reliable DWG technology.

Autodesk® Showcase® helps you to market and
present your designs by transforming digital models
into photorealistic imagery and immersive,
interactive presentations.

Autodesk SketchBook® Designer gives you an
effective tool for design illustration and graphic

Autodesk® Revit® software combines tools for
architectural design, MEP engineering and
structural engineering in a single, comprehensive
application. Gain access to a broader set of tools
to streamline your workflows and collaborate
more effectively with other building design
disciplines on the Revit® platform.

Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design software lets you
review design concepts quickly, analyse daylight
effects more accurately and create high-impact
marketing visuals.

Autodesk® Navisworks® Simulate project review
software supports intelligent 3D model-based
designs with advanced scheduling and visualisation

Autodesk® Navisworks® Manage software helps
you to integrate 3D models and multiformat data
so you can co-ordinate disciplines more effectively,
resolve conflicts and plan projects virtually before
construction or renovation begins.

Autodesk® Quantity Takeoff software helps you
to perform efficient material quantifications from
design data and high-quality images for a smoother
design-to-cost workflow.

Autodesk® Inventor® software lets you collaborate
with manufacturers and fabricators that produce
building components to understand and capture
design intent.

Autodesk® Infrastructure Modeler software helps
you to create, evaluate and communicate convincing
site plan proposals more easily for faster stakeholder
buy-in and more confident decision making.

Autodesk® Robot™ Structural Analysis
software enables structural engineers
to perform advanced analysis on large and complex
building structures efficiently.

Autodesk Building Design Suite
&nbsp&nbsp&nbsphelps you to:

  • Create better buildings with BIM
    software and intelligent 3D
  • Use integrated analysis to inform
    your design and construction
  • Produce compelling visualisations and
    walk-throughs to market your ideas
    more successfully
  • Create consistent, higher-quality
    construction documentation and as-built models
  • Accelerate your project schedules
    and decrease your costs
  • Improve control over your project
    outcomes with valuable insight
    across the building lifecycle

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