Powerful Home Design, Plus Training
FloorPlan Pro 2022 & Training Bundle combines the professional home and landscape design tools in FloorPlan Home & Landscape Pro 2020 (Windows) with expert training to enhance your knowledge and skill so you can get the most out of this powerful software.
FloorPlan Home & Landscape Pro is the easiest way to design your dream home! Plan all phases of your home from foundation, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing to the walls, windows, doors and custom roof. Visualize a new kitchen, bath, or room addition with custom cabinets, lighting, furniture and appliances. Create “colorboards” of your favorite paint colors, flooring, windows treatments… then swap in one click! Even design outdoor landscapes including decks, fences, paths, lawns and gardens with custom topography and outdoor lighting. It’s everything you need!
We consider this our professional version, but only because it offers the most easy-to-use features. Even a novice can get started right away!
FloorPlan does the work so you don’t have to. It’s got all the tools you need to quickly and easily design your dream home!
FloorPlan 2022: Training & Tutorials is a flexible learning eBook written by Patricia Gamburgo, a professional architect and FloorPlan expert, designed to helps users of all levels get the most out of their FloorPlan software. It is delivered in a downloadable PDF format and contains all the necessary elements to learn and master the FloorPlan program, so you can get started right away.
Please note: This program was recently updated for the FloorPlan 2020 Windows release and all references are regarding this version.
Follow the complete training to learn and master FloorPlan® programs. Each of the four sections include images, training guides, and tutorials to help you learn, understanding how the program “thinks” (Understanding the Walls, Understanding the Elevations, etc.), and to master even its most powerful tools. Sections include:
Instantly add gable roof panels.
Select metal, wood, or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.
Instantly add gable walls and roof panels.
PLANTING LIBRARY:Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your favorite plants to the database!
PLANTFINDER™:• PlantFinder™ searches plants for your area, using parameters you specify, ensuring growing success.
• Sorting feature lets you select growing parameters, international zones, sunlight, climate, water, and soil conditions.
• Photo-realistic images of real-world plants that can be viewed from any angle.
• Color-coded zone maps make plant selection easy and foolproof.
PLANT GROWTH:Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.
HARDSCAPES::Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.
DESIGN PHASE TABS:Easy tabs organize your project into the foundation, floor, electrical, plumbing, roof, etc. creating all the steps needed for your design.
IMPROVED OBJECT LIBRARY:• Endless possibilities! Thousands of 2D and 3D objects to choose from! Choose entire furniture groupings with simple drag and drop.
• Choose from thousands of nationally recognized decorating materials including faux finishes, wood floors, countertops, blinds, and much more!
• The improved library is easier to use and faster to search.
SIMPLY DRAG AND DROP TOOLS:
ADD ROOMS, PAINT COLOR, FURNISHINGS, LANDSCAPE PLANTINGS AND MORE!
3D CUSTOM WORKSHOP:Build virtually any object or modify existing objects from the library. Use photo-realistic materials including wood, fabric, paint colors, stone, brick, and more.
BUILD GREEN:Go green in one click; watch your design go green with design tips and objects; recycled glass countertops, bamboo flooring, and more! Make your home more energy efficient with new appliances or update your windows, doors, and more!
SMARTWAND™SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room, or your entire house, with one mouse click!
INSTANT 2D/3D VIEWS PLUS THE ABILITY TO CREATE TEMPLATES FOR A 3D MODEL OF YOUR DESIGN
INTUITIVE INTERACTIVE HELP• Includes hundreds of DIY how-to-tips from the experts
• Additional Professional architectural annotation tools.
64-bit:Experience faster performance with new 64-bit processing. Handles large files with ease. Faster graphics rendering. Get the most out of your installed RAM for better memory use with less crashes.
Sheet Layout Mode:Layout mode allows you to build a presentation of your design into construction documents. Set up multiple design views each using different scales and options. Create a custom sheet set. Easily add or reorder pages. Annotate layout sheet using variety of 2D cad tools, labels, schedules and dimensions. Dimensions will automatically detect scale of a view and display correct measurement. Title block page allows you to create a title block displaying borders, company and customer information, etc. The elements on the title block sheet will automatically be displayed on all sheets of your layout. Print to scale on any paper size. Wide range of print scales for individual views. Print individual sheet or entire layout at once to large format, home printer or pdf.
NEW OPTIONS FOR RAILING, DECKS AND STAIRCASES:16 new railing styles. Offset spindles, glass, wire, composite, and custom material sections. Create your own custom 3D post. Unlimited railing styles. Improved control over deck construction methods. Can now specify fascia height on decks, post width and height. Option to set individual deck posts as support post that extend to ground. Set post height for staircases and continuous hand rail flush over posts. It also includes additional material application options.
2D CAD SYMBOLS:1146 new 2D CAD symbols added to library. Enhanced control over symbol groups such as snapping, grouping/ungrouping..
GLASS PANES:Glass panes added to windows, doors, and skylights for more realistic look in standard rendering. Photo rendering using glass effect that replicates real life double pane window glass characteristics
PHOTO RENDERING ENGINE (LUXCORE):The new photo rendering engine is a physically based rendering (PBR) solution exploiting state-of-the-art algorithms that simulate the flow of light according to physical equations. Also introduced are a new set of physically based materials with parameters based on the optical properties of metals, glass, matte, glossy, and transparent surfaces. PBR lighting and materials combine together to produce stunning images of photographic quality. Improved rendering times with responsive interrupt. Customizable rendering settings lets you control draft and final rendering time limits. Quality results in minutes instead of hours. Wide range of lighting options. Drag and drop light effects onto any surface to create custom lighting designs such as light bulbs, strip lighting, fireplaces, neon lights. Gamma correction to help control brightness of the scene. Exterior lighting includes HDRI, sunlight, and skylight.
START YOUR PROJECT:• QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
• PhotoView™: Take pictures of the inside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.
OBJECT LIBRARY, FLOORING CARPETS & RUGS and FURNITURE SHOWCASE:• Thousands of objects for every part of your design, inside or out. Remodel with new fixtures, lighting, ceiling fans, sinks, appliances, and more.
• Try tile, carpet, wood, stone, and other materials including brand name, real-world products.
• Add pre-designed furniture groups with simple drag & drop. Easily arrange or edit your selections to suit your design.
BRAND NAME PRODUCT LIBRARIES::Thousands of possibilities! Faux finishes, interior and exterior paint, wood floors, solid surfaces, blinds, stone, and much more.Nationally-recognized decorating materials you can try before you buy.
PRECISION LIGHTING PLANNER:Add functionality and drama to your design. Works with exterior and interior designs. Precision controls for ambient light, shadows, fall off, radius, and more. Drag & Drop landscape light fixtures.
OUTDOOR LIVING:Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.
DECK AND PATIO TEMPLATES:Predesigned, drag and drop, editable designs you can use as-is or customize to your style!