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Building Design Suite vs. Revit or AutoCAD

Compare Building Design Suite software vs. Revit and AutoCAD software.

Products Building Design Suite Premium 2016
Building Design Suite Premium 2016
Revit 2016
Revit 2016*
AutoCAD 2016
AutoCAD 2016
Desktop Subscription
Pay-as-you-go access
Up-to-date software
Online support
Scalable licensing
Building design & documentation
Intelligent 3D model-based design tools  
Coordinated models and documentation  
CAD- and BIM-based workflows    
Point cloud viewing and editing
Professional drafting and documentation tools  
Specialized AutoCAD for the building industry    
Conceptual site-planning tools    
Building simulation
Design more energy-efficient buildings  
Quantification tools    
Simulate structural designs    
Structural Analysis for Revit    
Energy Analysis for Revit    
Lighting Analysis for Revit    
Building project collaboration
Construction modeling tools  
Real-time navigation    
BIM tools for architectural design, MEP engineering, and structural engineering    
Native support for DWG™ files  
Building visualization
Advanced scheduling and visualization capabilities    
Cinematic-quality rendering and 3D animation    
Compelling visuals and interactive presentations    
Design illustration and graphic communication tools    
Render in the cloud      
Green Building Studio