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Welcome to the XS CAD Blog, a resource for our users to read informative articles, tips, insights, and industry best practice for pre-construction, virtual planning, 2D/3D CAD, BIM, and IPD. Read more about the benefits of these solutions to stakeholders operating in the AEC industry. Our blog is organised into specific topics - feel free to navigate the various sections on the right.


Architectural design and drafting support often includes, visually enticing renderings, building models, and technical drawings. Drafting production allows architects to convey their design ideas, provide instructions to contractors for construction, and record the building design as it already exists.


With ArchiCAD it is easier to create a virtual building, a 3D Building Information Model (BIM) for an architectural design while concurrently developing coordinated 2D construction documents. The AEC industry makes use of CAD tools to generate 3D models that are useful in study, design and planning of constructed space. The architectural 3D modelling tools play a key role for understanding and visualising the architecture of a building. They help users to easily visualize the exterior of a residential house, office, apartment, hotel and restaurant.

3D Building Services

The building services design industry has seen a lot progress in the past decade. The majority of developments can be attributed to have come from within the industry …….


Home designers, until recently were of almost unanimous opinion that Revit does not work well for the home building industry, which is surprising considering the versatility of Revit. The prime grouse home designers had against Revit was that it is 3D oriented while they are comfortable producing 2D documents in


Why it’s Essential to Find Right Outsourcing Partner for Revit & BIM services?
1. A right partner can provide you with apt BIM solutions that can help you deliver project on time.
2. You get the exact information about the entire

Architecture Rendering

The expectation within the homebuilding sector as well as the audience (investors, purchasers and planning authorities) continues to see considerable interest in realistic renders for proposed homes. The benefits of residential architectural 3D rendering to homebuilders …..

Architectural Design Development Phase - Schematic and Contract Phase

The schematic and contract phases are the stepping stones of just about any project, be it retail or otherwise. These are valuable phases as they set the architectural intent, the visual style and suggest one structural approach or another. However important these stages are, in practice, it’s becoming …..

Key Drivers leading the movement to BIM for the MEP Industry

In the last decade, building services projects have seen many developments that have been beneficial. Most of these developments have been contributed from within the industry and also from other sources, such as government regulations and economic developments ….


ue to its multifaceted benefits, building information modelling (BIM) is rapidly gaining traction in the AEC industry as the key pre-construction planning, construction management, and post-construction facilities management tool. Whilst many firms have transitioned to this ‘intelligent’ model-based


In the retail facility construction sector, time to market plays a decisive role in project success. Whilst employing building information modelling (BIM) tools has clear advantages over traditional CAD-based workflows during pre-construction planning and …..