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Starting a new project What is Massing and BIM modes and how to use them in design Amritha Krishnan

You can start a project in Snaptrude in 2 modes, Massing and BIM.

To start a new project, click on either the Massing or the BIM button.

We recommend using the Massing mode for the following:

  • Sketch design

  • Master planning

  • Massing studies

  • Creating single-line drawings

  • Area analysis

  • Zoning / Phasing diagrams


We recommend using the BIM mode for the following:

  • Create detailed models with wall thicknesses, fenestration, etc

  • Interior design

  • Material estimation

  • Marketing material & presentations

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