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The CAD Advantage
Echo Architecture use CAD (Computer Aided Design) software to design our homes. It's a lot faster, tidier, less prone to mistakes and cheaper than using a pencil. By building the houses in the computer as 3D models we can do some pretty tricky stuff, like:

It can be pretty hard to get an idea of how things will look and feel once completed. That's why at any stage of drawing your house we can provide 3D renders and flythrough's like in the video below.


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Our CAD software is so clever we can tell it the longitude and latitude of your section, time of day and date and it will be able to simulate the position of the sun. From this we can predict exactly where light and shadow will fall at any time.
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