Physical architectural models can be notoriously tricky and time-consuming to build. Constraints, both in time and budget, are starting to make these models unfeasible.

Arckit is a set of reusable components used to convey design intent. (Image courtesy of Arckit.)

Arckit is a set of reusable components used to convey design intent. (Image courtesy of Arckit.)

Arckit is a set of reusable building blocks designed to make it easy for architecture professionals to put together a model to convey design intent. 

When I had the opportunity to take a hands-on look at Arckit, I noted that it could be translated to CAD designs using a component library on SketchUp and that soon it would be available for building information modeling (BIM) as well.

Recently, Arckit announced that the day had come. Along with a new integration with Revit, the building block system has a slew of new components and an education program to add to its roster.

Let’s have a look at what’s new for Arckit.

 

New Components

When Arckit went through its test run, there were four different sets…

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