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ScienceAlert Deal: Ever Dreamt of Designing Your Own Home? This Software Can Get You Started

30 OCT 2018

Has playing The Sims 4 got you thinking of building your own dream home from?

We hate to break it to you, but The Sims isn't actually an accurate simulation, but it does grant players a creative outlet to build something unique.

While some players might see it as a game, others might carry this inspiration to the real world. If games like The Sims, Cities: Skylines, or even Minecraft inspire you to create structures in real life, perhaps you'll enjoy a career in architecture.

Typically, architects will need an advanced degree before landing their first job. However, before you invest years and thousands of dollars into schooling, you can learn how to use a 3D architecture software to help you find out if this career is for you.

If you're looking for a program to try your hand at architecture, Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 6 is for you, and you can buy it for as low as US$19.99.

Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 6 is an easy-to-use CAD program that lets you create 2D, 3D, and cross-section views of any structure you wish to build.

Architecture 6 provides generic and brand-specific 3D objects for you to build your structure, but you can also load objects via SketchUp or Collada.

Additionally, you can add 3D surfaces to single walls and entire building facades, giving some visual texture to your creations.

So you've played around with Architecture 6 for a while, and you've decided to pursue a career in architecture or get to work on a remodel?

The ideal program to draft with is Professional 6, the professional edition of Architecture 6.

Professional 6 offers additional functionality such as mirroring objects and symbols across axes and center ports, as well as an expanded library of building materials.

Both the regular version and Professional edition of Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 6 are on sale on ScienceAlert Academy for US$19.99 and US$29.99 respectively.