Architect 3D 22 Express

Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!

Architect 3D 22 Express
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!
Design the home of your dreams in just a few clicks!

  • Design, equip and decorate your dream home with ease
  • View and tour your future home in 3D
  • Enjoy exceptional rendering thanks to the new-generation 3D engine
  • Watch the tutorial video and get access to great advice
  • NEW! Glass panes added to windows, doors, and skylights.
  • NEW! New options for railing, decks and staircases.


Become the Architect of your dream house

Architect 3D is a Home Design application that allows you to design, equip and decorate your home and garden in 3D. Design your creative project step by step and room by room, from the basement to the loft space. Draw up plans of your house, equip your interior and exterior areas and add your own personal touch to your living space. A virtual tour and extremely realistic 3D rendering allow you to review the results. Architect 3D 21 Express brings you all the professional tools you need to design your home and garden.

Functionalities Back to the top




Up to 4 floors available





Imagine your garden plans and the topography of your land. Customize your decks and patio as it suits.





3D view, topography, raw structure, technical plans of the house





Add furniture to your rooms thanks to a 2,000-objects library and view them instantly in 3D


Design & Create

  • Easy access to project setup, recent projects, sample plans and training materials
  • Create your house in 3D, from the basement to the loft space: kitchen, living room, bedrooms, bathrooms, etc.
  • Furnish your rooms using a 3D furniture library
  • Design your garden and the topography of your land

Tour & view

  • View the bare bones structure and technical plans of the house: framing, beams, plumbing, heating, ventilation and electricity
  • Walk through each room of your new home
  • Generate plans to create a 3D paper model
  • See your project simultaneously on 2D and 3D views

Management & Advice

  • Tutorial video and advice to help you create your project
  • Pre-drawn plans
Product Highlights Back to the top




Design you entire house and landscape including rooms, foundations, furniture, openings plumbing, electricity....





Architect 3D is compatible with the most popular 3D formats including .DXF, .DWG, Sketchup, 3DS...





You’ll find tutorial videos to help you step by step, ready-to-use sample plans and much more!






Materials, plants, 3D objects, all you need to design your house

New in version 22 Back to the top

New options for railing, decks and staircases

  • 16 new railing styles. Offset spindles, glass, wire, composite, and custom material sections.

  • Can now specify fascia height on decks. Skirting is now turned off by default.
  • Deck railing can now be inset from deck edge.

  • Can now specify post size.
  • Set post height for staircases.
  • Added top rail to railing. These will render as continuous rail flush over post if needed.
  • Texture top handrail cap separately than support rails.

3D Plant Growth Silder

Added the plant growth slider to the 3D window

Glass Panes

  • Glass panes added to windows, doors, and skylights.
  • Glass panes can be turned on or off for each window, door, or skylight.
  • The translucency of glass can be changed

Import files

  • PDF 2D import
  • SketchUp 2022 import

Print Scales

  • Added additional print scale options. 35 available scales (up from 4 Metric and 4 English).
  • Print scale options also added to Elevation View.

Additional new features

  • Option to show/hide auto dimensioning on individual objects like floors, decks, etc.
  • Improved quality of 2D preview image when saving to user template library.
  • Additional tool tips added.
  • Adjusted zoom mechanics to try and create smoother zoom through range.
  • 3D Viewpoint - Shift key will now change view tilt in walkthrough & elevations in helicopter or aerial view.
  • Can now set font for multiple selected text and leader dimensions.
Versions comparison Back to the top
Tools and Features












Home Design
Material Editor
Window Shutters
Double doors & Mounting Options  
3D Cutaway Tools - -  
Advanced Quickstart Editing  
Advanced Floor Management  
1-Click Custom Room Additions -   oui
Foundation Planner  
HVAC Planner  
Video Tutorials  
Instant 3D Views  
Automatic Roof with gables  
Floor Plan Trace  
Aerial Room View (3D)  
Metric and Imperial Measurements  
Create Additional Floors 4 floors 4 floors 6 floors 12 floors  20 floors
Estimator with Room Estimating -
Sheet Layout Mode 2D - - -  
Sheet Layout Mode 2D/3D - - - -
Interior Design
Over 4670+ 3D Furnishings Included  
Over 7640+ Materials  
Column Designer  
3D Custom Workshop -  
PhotoView -  
Accessories / Window Treatments - -  
Decorator Palette - -  
Window Designer - - -  
Door Designer - - -  
Trim Designer - - -  
Ceiling Designer - - -  
Mantel Designer - - -  
Fireplace Wizard - - -  
Security System Tools - - -
Home Theater - - -
Home Automation Tools - - -
Landscape Design
2D Plant Symbols  
Customisable Plant Sizing  
Topography & Deck Layout Tools -  
IntelliDeck Tools  - -  
Custom Edging and Bed Borders - -  
Outdoor Kitchen Custom Cabinets - -  
Fence Designer - -  
Global Sun Positioning - -  
Site Planner (Property Line Coordinates) - - -  
Pool Designer - - -  
Extra Features
Sketch Up 3D Import  
Library Navigation and Preview Control  
Interface Color Customization  
Download Packs for 3D Objects, textures and more  
Point Selection Highlight Guides  
Drag and Drop into 3D  
Multiple Monitor Support  
Electrical Switch Style Library  
HVAC Register Style Library  
Elevation Editor - -  
PhotoView Editor - - -  
Animation - - -  
Symbol Editor - - -  
Section Detailer - - -  
Reflections - - -  
Professional Add-on
Convert 2D object in 3D and edit them  - - - -
Import of .DXF, .DWG, Sketch Up, 3DS - - - -
LuxCore Photorealistic Rendering - - - -
System Requirements Back to the top
Version 22
Platform Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 10, Windows 11
  • Intel® or compatible 1.0 GHz 64-Bit processor or higher
  • 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB or more recommended
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • 3D Video card (1024x768 min 32-bit)

Note: The software in the Architect 3D range requires disk space of more than 1 GB. We therefore recommend that you use high capacity hard drive.