An acronym for Computer-Aided Design, a software that enables architects and designers to use a computer to create very precise drawings and models of what they want to build, and then test and modify their designs.

Things you need to know

CAD can improve the designer's productivity and the quality of the design by allowing them to test it out in advance and make changes easily using a computer.

Cost Considerations

CAD can offer cost savings compared with having it drafted by hand.

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