Why is architecture a good career? This is a question often asked by many aspiring architects. It is a demanding job, but pays well. The lucrative job involves the use of bulky tools you can easily replace with architecture apps. Find out how apps can help you with architectural projects.


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    AR view sun surveyor app. Find the sun position, solar path & sunlight exposure.

    4.8 Ratings 10K+ Reviews 10K+ Downloads


    • Site analysis is an integral process in the work-life of an architect. With Sun Seeker, you've got a virtual compass to locate the angle, position, and path of the sun at any point in the day. Use the interactive 3D view to determine how much sunlight a building you're working on will receive.

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    The official AutoCAD app. View & edit CAD drawings anytime, anywhere!

    3.8 Ratings 167K+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads


    • While researching our Best Apps for Architects article, we interviewed the architect community. The AutoCAD mobile app is by far the most popular one. Perfect for viewing, creating, and editing CAD drawings on mobile devices. https://blog.archisnapper.com/best-apps-for-architects-2020/

    • Thanks for adding this app to the list, great information about it on your blog!

      • Thanks, Christina! Glad you like the article, we put a lot of work into it :)

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    Access your CAD files anytime, anywhere

    3.3 Ratings 6K+ Reviews 500K+ Downloads


    • Although you spend most of your time at your computer preparing sketches, from time to time, you have to visit the place where your project will come true. The app allows you to quickly check CAD files on your phone.

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    Instantly create and share floor plans, field reports, and estimates.

    4.4 Ratings 85K+ Reviews 5M+ Downloads


    • Spending 3 weeks just taking measurements for a floor plan, only to have to redo the whole thing because of one mistake gets old. Magicplan uses your phone's camera to take accurate and fast measurements of the room, so you can spend more time designing what matters.

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    Autodesk SketchBook

    4.4 Ratings 534K+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads


    • When you’re planning to become an architect, you want to have paper with you 365 days of the year. That’s not always possible, so having an app on your phone for sketches and ideas is the next best thing.

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