AutoCAD Architecture 2017


Specifically for architectural design, AutoCAD Architecture 2017 software is an architectural drafting tool to help you design and document more efficiently.

Create architectural drawings, documentation, and schedules more quickly and easily. Built for architects, AutoCAD Architecture 2017 has design and documentation features that help automate tedious drafting tasks, reduce errors, and increase efficiency.

Desktop Subscription gives you access to the latest updates and releases, 1-on-1 web support, priority support in the forums, flexible licensing, and more.

New AutoCAD Architecture features for 2017

Roof grip editing
Create and modify roof outlines with more control.

Style browser (enhanced)
The Content library supports directories and A360.

Sections and elevations (enhanced)
Now edit Xrefs when editing live sections.

Draw regular polygon shape boundaries quickly and accurately.

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Architectural renovation
Speed the design and production of renovations.

Preview architectural object styles
Confirm wall, door, and window styles before adding.

Walls, doors, and windows
Mimic real-world behavior and construction.

Integrated rendering
Create full-color 3D renderings.

Real-time Fillet/Chamfer changes
Command Preview shows changes as you make them.


TrustedDWG™ technology
Share and save design data with AutoCAD Architecture.

Project Navigator CheckOut
Make changes to a project without affecting the team.

Project Navigator CheckIn
Automatically notify the team of a new version.

Industry Foundation Class (IFC) support
Supports buildingSMART certification.

PDF support
Share and reuse designs easily.


Sections and elevations
Generate directly from your floor plan.

Color-coded version differentiation
Visual Compare shows differences between versions.

Automated property set definitions
Define property sets for easier quantity takeoffs.

Wall dimensioning
Dimension to your own standards.

Space tagging and documentation
Tag every room in your architectural drawing.

Room documentation
Apply multiple finishes to a surface.

Architectural drawing creation and annotation
Annotate drawings more quickly.

Annotation and unit scaling
Easily scale tags, text, and objects.


Easier style access
Browse libraries of object styles.

Streamlined user interface
Get easy access to tools and commands.

Customized scheduling
Adjust schedule styles to meet your standards.

Easy changes to block instances
Change block instances easily.

Display order by layer
Order layers and objects, and preview changes.

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