CONTRABIM 2020 Subscription
Take control of your BIM projects, by deploying an all-inclusive, multi‑phase reporting template that integrates design and construction seamlessly in ARCHICAD®.
Includes 12 Month Access to New Templates and Product Releases.VIEW PRICING
Fast, easy tools to help you get the most out of your BIM data
CONTRABIM provides you with everything you need to quickly turn your BIM data into quantity and cost reports:
Support & Training
Access to additional resources including sample files, tutorials, downloads.
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We started developed on CONTRABIM back in 2016, to help project teams leverage their BIM data for reporting on large, complex commercial projects designed in ARCHICAD®.
While that still stands true, CONTRABIM now also includes more content tailored to suit individuals and smaller projects.
CONTRABIM is constantly evolving in response to feedback and industry input - read more here.
Share BIM data across teams, platforms and project phases
Easily track BIM data throughout your entire project lifecyle - from early design activities, to pre-construction, and ultimately out into the field.
Planning Design Activities
Our Planning Reports help to schedule new project design activities and deliverables, plus plan Architectural, Engineering and Design-Build scopes for enhanced team communication and transparency.
Quantity & Cost Planning
CONTRABIM pioneered a new method of Conceptual to Design Estimating, utilizing zones and model elements.
Our extensive set of quantity and cost reports, help you develop early budgets, while verifying outcomes as your ARCHICAD project develops.
Procurement & Coordination
Using our Pre-Construction reports, continue into Procurement and Coordination with key subcontractors.
Track progress, and use the power of ARCHICAD to plan, design, review and approve shop drawings.
Field Planning & Operations
Use our field planning schedules to highlight scopes of work to be tracked and performed in the field.
Export layout points for survey.
Run Operations & Maintenance Schedules, to further manage the completed project.
Organize your ARCHICAD file into easy to use, easy to navigate modes, that connect content and put all the information at your fingertips.
Streamlined Design Mode
Quickly and accurately develop document sets utilizing the streamlined Architectural Design Mode.
Everything you need, nothing you don't.
Reference & Review Mode
Create unparalleled BIM context, by referencing in your most important PDF and DWG design documents.
Compare and review your BIM project with team drawings, utilizing ARCHICAD's Trace & Reference Tool.
Construction Planning Mode
This mode includes views that help isolate and detail building systems. Filter model views for specific trades of construction, to verify dimensional layouts and prepare for shop drawings.
Shop Drawing Mode
Collaborate with designers, contractors, and subcontractors using this mode.
Detail Shop Drawings in 2D and 3D, without cluttering up your ARCHICAD design layers, or, use this mode for referencing your most important Trade Submittal Shop Drawings.
Open BIM Exchange Mode
Make the process of importing and exporting of 3D model geometry even easier with pre-setup views for importing files (including RVT, IFC, DWG, SKP, and Point Clouds). Or, export your project by system or trade, and streamline your model exchange and viewing in third-party platforms.
Create reports for every phase and aspect of your project, including Design Planning, Estimating, Reviews, Submittals, Coordination, Quantification and so much more. Use inbuilt Planning tools for Design, Preconstruction and Operations; and Analysis tools for quantification, estimating, and scheduling.
Library to Project Template Workflow
Consider our Construction Library as a store, for shopping through and selecting the model components applicable to your next project. Build your content plan, save as a module, then link into a new PLN/TPL file to get started fast.
Support, Training and Downloads
When you purchase CONTRABIM, you gain instant access to our content library, containing:
Monthly Example Files
Each month we'll be rolling our customized Templates Examples.
Video Tutorial Library
Learn about new templates and workflows when they are released.
Get access to the full C5D and CXL tools.
Growing with You
We continue to develop CONTRABIM to better suite your needs.
CONTRABIM - Looking to the Future
We pride ourselves on creating a product which is flexible enough to meet the needs of our industry. With that in mind, each month we create new content and downloads to support our customers.
Throughout 2020 we will additionally release project-specific templates ready for use. From residential homes to high rise towers, we'll apply the CONTRABIM template to specific markets, enabling you apply it to your projects, faster.
Let us know if you'd like to see a version for YOUR industry (using the form on the right) and we will let you know when it becomes available!
What project type do YOU work on?
We'll let you know when a matching template is available! You can submit a few entries if you work on multiple types.
Buy CONTRABIM 2020 on monthly, or annual Subscription.
All Subscriptions come with bonus monthly template releases.
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