Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series v21 - Windows
Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series version 21 is the ultimate home design software for professional architects, contractors, and designers. Combining full-featured tools with LightWorks™ Technology for photorealistic rendering capabilities, the Architectural Series is the perfect tool for interior design, renovation projects, home updates, landscape design, and so much more. The full-featured interior design suite, outdoor design tools along with enhanced drawing features, floor plans, brand name product libraries, and more make planning a renovation, remodel, or new construction project easier than ever.
Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series Overview:
Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series is a powerful home and landscape design program developed for the architect or designer who wants professional-level features, tools, and presentation capabilities. This complete home update and landscape design software suite combines the most materials, tools, textures, furnishings, accessories, and photorealistic visualization that make architectural design projects a stunning reality. Quickly update or design entire homes and commercial buildings; renovate, redecorate, remodel, landscape; create outdoor living spaces, decks, patios, pools and get fast, professional results with the user-friendly interface. This Architectural Series includes thousands of kitchen and bathroom accessories, paints, lighting, objects, and tips for "Building Green" with green objects and materials for eco-friendly construction.
Design, remodel and renovate homes, commercial buildings, landscaping, outdoor living spaces, decks, patios, and pools with Punch! Home & Landscape Design software.
Easy to use interface, design tools, and drawing methods, along with professionally designed 3D Home Plans and thousands of materials, paints, objects, furniture, and accessories provide a better home designing experience.
Create kitchen, baths, and landscapes with professional designer-quality layouts, materials, paint, and furnishings that you can drop into your home design projects.
Exclusive to the Architectural Series is LightworksTM Visualization Technology for photorealistic rendering. Visualize your designs in 2D, 3D, 3D cutaway, animated, and more.
Includes how-to video tutorials, a user forum, and technical support to provide help when needed.
Exclusive Architectural Features:
Punch! Home & Landscape Design Architectural Series includes an integrated interactive help system to make finding and using the right tool fast and easy for professional or serious DIY home projects. It also comes with helpful training center video tutorials and free technical support to ensure the process is as enjoyable as it is efficient.
Experience faster performance with new 64-bit processing. Handles large files with ease. Faster graphics rendering. Get the most out of your installed RAM for better memory use with less crashes.
2D Plan Detailing:
Punch v21 now provides extensive detailing tools suitable for annotating site plans, floor plans, elevation views, and providing other details required for proper construction and permits. These new tools include a Callout tool, Level Lines, Plan, Window and Door labels, and Note Markers. In addition, numerous improvements to line styles and fill patterns provide greater ability to annotate and call out regions and areas of the drawing. All essential in accurately communicating design intent.
New Callout Tools:
Define portions of the building model as details, sections, and elevations.
Add labels to drawing to callout important structural elevations when creating construction documentations.
Ability to add labels to line styles.
Identify building specifications such as framing requirements, pier locations, etc.
Add title lines to display Plan names; customize text alignment and font style.
Window and Door Labels:
Add custom labels for use, for example, in identifying manufacturer name or model/part number.
2D Object Detailing:
Newly added patterns, and a new rotate pattern option.
Fill Pattern Library:
Expandable through downloadable content.
3D Editing with All New Professional CAD Tools:
3D Custom Workshop Pro:
This new Punch! PowerTool adds over 90 professional CAD tools to Punch! Home Design. Its diverse feature set, consisting of 2D drafting, 3D modeling, editing, and data sharing tools allow the user to create virtually any object to complement their home design project. Objects created can be saved to your library and used with any of your home and landscape designs. Custom Workshop Pro can bring in popular CAD file formats such as SketchUp®, 3D Studio®, 3MF, STL, DAE, PLY, as well as Adobe® Illustrator®, PDF, SVG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, and JPG.
Some of the features included in Custom Workshop Pro:
2D Drafting Features:
Line Tools (8 methods)
Arc Tools (5 methods)
Circle Tools (7 methods)
Ellipse Tools (5 methods)
Polygon Tools (7 methods)
Bezier Spline Tool Fillet/Chamfer (5 methods)
3D Modeling Features:
Primitives (6 types)
Extrude, Lathe, Skin, Cover
Booleans (Add, Subtract, Intersect)
Subdivision (Add Loop, Fill, Bridge, Inset)
Split & Slice
Modification and Editing:
Align, Group, Ungroup, Copy, Paste
Transformations (Translate, rotate, scale, mirror, along path)
Arrays (Polar and Rectangular)
DWG/DXF, SketchUp®, 3D Studio®, 3MF, STL, DAE, Ply Adobe® Illustrator®, PDF, SVG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, JPG
LogiCursor anticipates your moves with visual feedback Gripper anticipates your moves with visual feedback View Navigator, Zooming, Panning, Orbits Inspector for parameter edits Keyboard shortcuts Layer Manager, Select Mask, Show/Hide (7) Verify Distances, Perimeters, Areas, Volumes, and Angles Drag and drop texture library
Even More Free Content!
2D House Plans:
Save hours of design time by using professionally drawn single and two-story house plans as 2D tracing layers which can then be automatically viewed as a 3D design. 1000 plans from which to choose!
Powerful Visualization & Rendering:
Create even more stunning renderings with new LightWorks® Skylight, Area and Custom Object lighting options. These enhancements are ideal for creating dynamic, photorealistic Interior Designs, allowing you to more effectively communicate your design ideas to your client, or your interior designer, builder or contractor.
360˚ Online Viewer:
View or share your Punch! 3D Models in your web browser on any device! A great way to collaborate and share your design ideas with clients or with interior designers/builders. Simply render a room and Export it to the Punch! Online Viewer, to see a 360° view, including the floor and ceiling!See Demo.
New Lighting and Rendering Options:
Create even more stunning photorealistic renderings with new LightWorks® Custom Object, Area and Skylight lighting options.
Interoperability Support For Popular 3D Formats:
3D Export Support:
OBJ with Textures and STL are now available as file export options.
Four ways to start your project:
QuickStart - Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
Professionally Designed Plans - -Need inspiration or an instant starting point? Utilize our editable house plans to fast track your design or browse them for room layout ideas.
Floor Plan Trace - -Trace a favorite floor plan, or use one you’ve sketched.
PhotoView - Take pictures of the inside or outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.
Auto Roof Gable:
Instantly add gable roof panels
Select metal, wood or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.
Auto Roof Gables and One Click Dormer Tool:
Instantly add gable walls and roof panels
Windows, Doors & Walls:
Select from an extensive library of door and window styles. Customize the size, grille style, and other parameters to fit your plan.
Use window and door designer power tools to create custom doors.
Add rooms and decorate with one mouse click!
Drag and drop room creation.
SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room or your entire house with one mouse click.
View in 2D, Elevation and Aerial:
Estimate Costs, Build a 3D model, Create Blue Prints:
Thousands of objects for every part of your design, inside or out. Remodel with new fixtures, lighting, ceiling fans, sinks, appliances and more.
Flooring Carpets & Rugs:
Try tile, carpet, wood, stone, and other materials including brand name, real-world products.
Add predesigned furniture groups with simple drag & drop. Easily arrange or edit your selections to suit your design.
Brand Name Product Libraries:
Thousands of possibilities! Faux finishes, interior and exterior paint, wood floors, solid surfaces, blinds, stone, and much more.Nationally-recognized decorating materials you can try before you buy.
Precision Lighting Planner:
Add functionality and drama to your design. Works with exterior and interior designs. Precision controls for ambient light, shadows, fall off, radius, and more. Drag & Drop landscape light fixtures.
Customize your cabinets with shelving, pantries, drawers, and appliances. Also perfect for media centers, bathrooms and garage organization.
Gain more closet space by planning an inexpensive wire shelving system or layout a garage that makes the best use of space, yet keeps things organized and within reach. Drag & drop shelving, workbenches and cabinets are included in the library.
Fireplace Wizard & Mantel designer power tools:
Punch! Fireplace Wizard walks you through the initial design process, then allows total customization of each feature.
Trim Designer to create custom trim profile:
Trim Designer not only allows you to save new trims for use in your Punch! drawings, it also has easy-to-use tools for organizing and managing trim libraries.
Automatically place a ceiling over an enclosure with just a couple clicks of the mouse.
Site Planner and Topo Tools:
Site-planner automatically draws your property line, as you enter the coordinates, then exports your lot into your landscape design. Add real-world topography to your building site. Trace over your topo lines. Automatically cuts or adds fill and building pad to your design.
Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your own favorite plants to the database!
Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.
Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.
Design fences with custom material, color, photos or even draw your own design.
Auto Edging & Planting Templates:
Zone specific plant groupings with simple drag & drop placement. A variety of shapes for freestanding, corners, and more.
Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.
Deck and Patio Templates:
Predesigned, drag and drop, editable designs you can use as is or customize to your personal style!
Draw from scratch, use and edit pre-drawn templates or let Pool Designer create your pool to your exact specs.
Design Phase Tabs:
Easy tabs organize your project into the foundation, floor, electrical, plumbing, roof, etc. creating all the steps needed for your design.
NEW and Improved Object Library
Simple Drag and Drop Tools!
Add rooms, paint color, furnishings, landscape plantings and more!
3D Custom Workshop:
Build virtually any object or modify existing objects from the library. Use photo-realistic materials including wood, fabric, paint colors, stone, brick, and more.
Go green in one click; watch your design go green with design tips and objects; recycled glass counter tops, bamboo flooring and more! Make your home more energy efficient with new appliances or update your windows, doors and more!
SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room, or your entire house, with one mouse click!
Cost Estimation and Mobile Landscaping Quote
Instant 2D/3D Views plus the ability to create templates for a 3D model of your design
Print Blueprints of Your Designs
Intuitive Interactive Help
Do it Yourself Tips
Includes hundreds of DIY how-to-tips from the experts
Symbol Editor & Section Detailer
Additional Professional architectural annotation tools.
* Studio and Landscape Design versions have Standard Rendering of Cube Maps only
Windows® 10, 8, or 7. Intel® or compatible 1.0 GHz 64-Bit processor or higher (multi-core processor supported), 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB or more recommended, 3 GB of Hard Disk Space, VGA Video Card displaying at least 1024x768 with 32-bit color, DVD-ROM drive for media installations only, Mouse with wheel recommended, 256 MB Video Card Memory, Internet access and Internet Service Provider account required² ¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows® 10, 8, or 7. User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.