BIM Objects/ Specifications

ARCHVISTA Consulting

ModelPort Object Importer & Editor

ModelPort is the only 3D object importer and editor for ARCHICAD. While thousands of 3D objects are widely available online, many of these formats cannot be directly imported into ARCHICAD. ModelPort 2.0 converts OBJ, 3DS, FBX, DAE, SketchUp, MODO, Lightwave and Blender file formats into the ARCHCAD Standard GDL format or into a proprietary ModelPort format that is compatible with ARCHICAD. The interactive 3D viewer and editing tool allows for object editing and viewing. Properties of an object such as material, texture, pen weight, fill color and more can be modified. With the interactive window objects can be reviewed in perspective, elevation, floor plan or graphic view. Plus, the file size and polygon count of objects can be reduced improving the speed and performance of a project. ARCHVISTA Consulting distributes ModelPort.



ARCAT is the leading online resource of FREE building product information and offers a wide variety of tools for the AEC community. We have the most extensive and up to date specification library. Our CAD detail library has over 7000 details in DWG and other formats. SpecWizard is a valuable tool for any specwriter. It automatically configures a complete CSI 3-Part formatted specification in just minutes. ARCATgreen reports LEED credits for the building project and materials. The ARCAT BIM library has thousands of data-rich BIM objects and systems, all available in RFA, RVT, DWG, and other formats. The ARCAT e-Directory is an online publication of hundreds of building products. We also have an ARCAT app available for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices. All of these products, plus manufacturer catalogs and videos can be used and downloaded free of charge.

Additional Solutions

  • BIMobject
  • BIMsmith
  • e-Specs
  • Snychronia