Interior Architecture + Design

IA+D majors will benefit greatly from having a portable work station. Being out in the architectural world offers many levels of inspiration and outlook, and owning a laptop give access to new vantage points for work spaces.

The following are required and recommended Interior Architecture + Design software programs for the Fall semester and beyond. This list is subject to change, and a complete list will be sent to you before the beginning of the Fall semester.

The following are required and recommended Time Based Media software programs for the Fall semester and beyond. This list is subject to change, and a complete list will be sent to you before the beginning of the Fall semester.

***Note: Interested in possible less expensive prices?  It may be less expensive to access software via the:

==> MIAD school page on Journey Ed. <==

To do so, please click the link above and search for the software you are interested in.  If you have any trouble or need assistance, please contact Open Book.

Required Software for IA+D all levels:

All-Student Package 
Listed in: Foundations section
Includes:
Adobe CC
– Price: $100 (It will show up as an item on your tuition bill for incoming students)
– Availability: Supplied at MIAD for all incoming students

MIAD provided Microsoft Office
– Price: Free
– Availability: TBA

Sketchup | Sketchup.com | Free


Windows 8.1 Pro

Found at: JourneyEd | $69.99

or

Windows 7 Pro
Found at: NewEgg | $139.99

Sketchbook Pro
Found at: Autodesk | $59/year

Autodesk & AutoCAD
Found at: Autodesk students’ page | Free

Autodesk Revit Architecture
Found at: Autodesk students’ page | Free

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Design (IAD Seniors)
Found at: Autodesk students’ page | Free

Rhino (IAD Seniors)
Found at: Rhino3D | $195

Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
Found at: Autodesk students’ page | Free

Recommended Software:

iWork
Found at: Apple App Store | $60 (Each component sold seperately on Apple App Store for $20/piece.)
*NOTE: iWork is free with Mavericks.*)

SketchupPro
Found at: Sketchup | $49/year

SolidWorks
Found at: JourneyEd | $139.95/year

Rhino
Found at: Rhino3D | $195

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Design
Found at: Autodesk students’ page | Price: Free

Estimated Total for Required Software without tax:

$423.99 with Windows 8.1 Pro | $493.99 with Windows 7 Pro

* For the most up-to-date costs please check the software through the links.