Most architecture studios use Autocad for their daily work, although Bricscad, for Linux, is occupying more and more market. Anyway, this world does not end here, there are several resources, many of them web, that can help in the tasks of map design and 3D simulation, dissemination of works and relationships with other professionals.
I leave you here with some links that may be useful for this type of professional
– babycad: 3D stand design web tool for fairs and congresses – pcon Planner: program, available in Spanish, that allows you to draw professional environments in a short time. Includes native DWG format, DXF, 3DS and SKP import, integration with Google 3D Gallery, real-time rendering, architectural elements also has direct access to pCon.catalog, an online catalog of products and solutions from leading manufacturers in DWG format .– spacedesigner3d.com: With the possibility of creating plans and raising the perspective in three dimensions .– ButterFly: Autodesk project to bring Autocad to the web. The possibility that it offers to be able to work several people with the same document makes it an interesting promise for engineering and architecture professionals. – Architizer: Created by architects for architects, it is a social network with the mission of showing jobs and finding clients, indicating to all collaborators who participated in the same project.– buildy.net: Simple solution for drawing floors, creating rooms and uploading photos.– floorplanner.com: In this application it is possible to design house plans with three-dimensional visualization and the possibility of using several Structural object models. – ourbania.com: Allows users to record the buildings of their city with photos and descriptions, creating a profile of the city that can be enjoyed by all visitors. Each architectural project can be classified according to its state, use and location, allowing it to be voted on to indicate the most popular ones. – scenecaster.com: a Web application that allows drawing environments in 3D and sharing them on some social networks. Hundreds of elements available to give more life to the created environment, the possibility of seeing the most popular ones, drawing plants, etc.– 30elm.com: Each professional can put photos of their project and the pertinent comments, waiting for a feedback from the readers that they will vote properly. On this site we have designers and interior architects from all over the world showing what they are capable of.– roominsight.com: Here anyone can upload a photo of their favorite room, showing off their project and good taste. In this way, an interesting number of environments can be found that can serve as inspiration to professionals and amateurs on the subject. – roomle: A good solution that, without the need for registration, allows you to design practically any environment with a huge number of tools to facilitate work.– planningwiz.com: Very professional and complete for plant design, with a test version available online.