Now, Architects can access many things from mobile phones, from improving the presentation visuals of the projects to making changes on their drawings. You do not have to carry your computer to the site or client meetings as it is possible to view your drawings, edit your reports and make great presentations. Here are the best mobile apps for architects.
The app is Automating a drone flight and captures aerial imageries, from which useful information can be generated. DroneDeplay is a mapping tool to map and examine your project site, also it can be used in many fields and jobs. Developed to cater to the growing need for site intelligent software, DroneDeploy is available only on the App Store.
ArchiSnapper is a field-reporting mobile app for site chefs and architects. This app allows users to draft a report while and after site visits efficiently. You can take photos, draft, and comment on your phone or tablet. ArchiSnapper makes your time efficient while it organizes data and seamlessly forms the report.
As everyone knows, AR is quite popular technology in architecture. You can experience this technology, which allows you to make interactive presentations, through the ARki application. It is possible to navigate the field with the “full scale” feature for 3D experiential presentations and explanations of your projects. In addition, you can import different models from different software including 3dsmax, Micro Station, Blender, SketchUp, ArchiCAD, Maya, Cinema4d, Revit, and Rhino. ARki is available on Android and IOS.
Morpholio Trace is a sketching app for architects. It allows you to sketch on top of imported images, background templates, or 3D models. It is possible to layering comments or ideas to generate fast sketches and you may organize layers of your sketches to improve your thoughts. There are various colors, templates, styles, and stencils to create your initial sketches immediately. This app has an AR option to allow users to scribble, draw and express their ideas. Morpholio Trace is only available on the AppStore.
BIMx integrates 2D and 3D building project navigation and allows architects to use the ArchiCAD program to access their mobile files and make measurement adjustments on site. Thanks for Hyper-model characteristics the access is immediate. It offers extremely smooth handling and exceptional performance, even for complex 3D models and extensive 2D documentation. BIMx is available on Anroid and IOS.