Design Safe, Sustainable, and Distinctive Buildings
OpenBuildings is a multidiscipline building design software that enables BIM workflows to provide information-rich models for the design, analysis, simulation, and documentation of buildings. It incorporates computational design and energy services for building performance evaluation. OpenBuildings immerses you in a 3D modeling environment and provides site context by referencing reality models. With OpenBuildings Designer, you can optimize designs, meet tight deadlines, and avoid errors. OpenBuildings comes in three versions, so you can choose which is most suitable for you.
*Prices vary per region. For more options, see licensing and subscriptions section.
— Sarah Yap, Computational Design Expert, Johnson Pilton Walker
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Frequently Asked Questions
OpenBuildings Designer is multidiscipline Building Information Modeling (BIM) software that streamlines the work among architects and electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers.
AECOsim, Bentley AECOSim, or AECOsim Building Designer are former names of OpenBuildings Designer. OpenBuildings Designer, Bentley’s all-in-one BIM modeling software, streamlines the work among architects and electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers.
The price of OpenBuildings Designer and OpenBuildings Station Designer varies per region. While there are various types of licensing available, a common choice is the 12-month practitioner license offered through Bentley’s eStore. When you purchase through the eStore, you get a Virtuoso Subscription. This means you get the software and “Keys” (tokens) to redeem for customizable training, mentoring, and consulting services.
Intel® or AMD® processor 1.0 GHz or greater
16 GB minimum, 32 GB recommended
24 GB free disk space
512 MB of video RAM or higher is recommended
1024 x 768 or higher
For the most up-to-date system requirements, visit Bentley Communities.