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Empower your design process
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hsbDesign
platform
hsbDesign is our innovative BASE platform of which all feature rich design tool sets are built upon.
hsbDesign eliminates the unwanted repetitions associated with 2D and 3D design allowing you to realise its true potential. Using our hsbConsole interface, you will be able to group together common parts, so they can share the same configuration, and navigate your model with ease. With this BASE platform you’ll experience new levels of clarity, detail and engagement with your design.
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Design
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Design
Our platform for detailing offsite building projects, supporting a broad range of toolsets, each fine-tuned towards a specific offsite building technique.
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Timber
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Timber
Toolset for timber components consisting of interlocked or connected timber constructions, usable for a total building or for sub-parts. Compliant with the requirements of high-end detailing and premium craftsmanship.
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StickFrame
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StickFrame
Toolset for wood components connected together to form open or closed stick framed walls, to complete the design as needed for manufacturing.
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CLT
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CLT
Toolset for CLT wall, roof or floor panels (lamella layers of “cross laminated timber” that form high density panels), to complete the design as needed for manufacturing.
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RoofElement
Coming soon
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RoofElement
Toolset for wood or metal components connected together to form roof elements, to complete the design as needed for manufacturing.
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FloorElement
Coming soon
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FloorElement
Toolset for wood or metal components connected together to form floor elements, to complete the design as needed for manufacturing.
hsbDesign is our innovative BASE platform of which all feature-rich design tool sets are built upon. It eliminates the unwanted repetitions associated with modeling 3D design allowing you to realise its true potential. Using our hsbConsole interface, you will be able to group together common parts, so they can share the same configuration, and navigate your model with ease. With this platform, you’ll experience new levels of clarity, detail, and engagement with your design.
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Design
Platform
  • Interpret and visualize 3D models with extended hsbcad data.
  • Create conceptual designs and extend this to 3D parametric modelling.
  • Detail designs with annotated text, dimensions, leaders, and schedule tables.
  • Coordinate multidisciplinary design using linked models.
  • Analyse and simulate systems and structures and reiterate to establish the best visual result.
  • MEP and structural modelling and detailing.
  • Photorealistic 3D visualisation.
  • View only shop drawings in a customisable manufacturing format.
  • Plug-in feature rich hsbDesign complementary tool sets for your specific building technique.
hsbTimber is a tool set that requires the hsbDesign Platform. It is a toolset of timber components interlocked, connected together, consisting of parts and/or complete buildings requiring a dedicated commitment to high-end detailing and craftsmanship. Modern garden pool houses, carports, contemporary roofers and traditional half-timbered constructions can be planned and designed with timber connections. All detailing edits from simple tenon and dovetails within connections, traditional decorative ornamental bracing, modern classic birds mouth roof profile are easily adjusted, dimensioned,and made ready for hand crafting or CNC
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Timber
Platform
  • Detail with all standard beams: Rafters, Plates, Hip/Valley rafters, Ridge, Post, Brace, etc.
  • Every beam has associated intelligent information which can easily be used for bill of materials, produce automatic shop drawings and send to CNC interfaces.
  • Add intelligent connectors, such as tenons, dovetails, half-lap and scarf joints to any part of the construction and export to a required format.
  • You can expand your library with your own catalogue of custom profiled beams, materials, connections and tools.
  • Detect collisions already in your construction at design stage.
  • Intelligent position numbering: harbours numbers even if the construction has changed, and also avoids overlapping of numbers.
  • Roof calculation is based on construction information within plans or can even be the locations of the roof tiles.
  • Use dynamic commands such as: split, join, stretch, cut beams, and much more.
  • Basic texture can also be added to the visualised result.
  • Material lists per beam and sheet with rounding and length optimisations.
  • Automatically create dimensioned component shop drawings to your own customisable manufacturing format.
  • Expand to the hsb toolsets, StickFrame, Sip, CLT, Glulam and more, to allow for hybrid design.
hsbStickFrame is a tool set that requires the hsbDesign Platform. It is a tool set of timber components connected together to form high density open and closed framed walls, matched with tools to complete the design and production in timber construction. Flexibility to define posts, plates, studs, headers and more, together with layers of predefined sheeting aligned to stud distribution, can connect walls to floors and gable walls to roofs. Definition of openings in walls can be filled with windows and doors automatically detailed to the manufacturing criteria. The finalised outputs include detailed BIM production documents - compatible automated dimensioned layouts and material lists, including site assembly.
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StickFrame
Platform
  • Directly convert Revit® walls to framed walls – saving time between approval and production design.
  • Create a user-defined library of frame styles to your ownbuilding method:
  • Arrange beams and sheets using hsb graphical defined detail editor which predetermine the wall make up.
  • Define how corners and T-junctions are connected, mitred, and how wall ends terminate.
  • Define the build-up for openings such as headers, kingposts, cripples, …
  • Apply the internal and external sheet facades to a wall, specifying how they distribute across a wall, adjust at junctions and wall ends.
  • Create framed walls from the wall library – detailed with beams, sheeting (dimensions, orientation and distribution within the actual frame), junction arrangement, etc.
  • Dynamic opening (doors, windows, composite openings…) – positioning and dimensioning are completely customisable with specific details.
  • Add blocking controlling them dynamically
  • Center point of gravity and weight work together to define automatic lifting hole locations
  • Use general revit dynamic commands such as: split-, join-, stretch- walls and unique beams within a wall.
  • Construct sloped walls easily via intelligent angular planes – setting preferences for how the wall is related to the plane.
  • Copy and mirror construction framed designs in seconds 
  • Automatically create dimensioned component shop drawings to manufacturing format
  • Real-time automated dimensioned  panel layouts, showing live interactive views of the walls with bill of material for factory to manufacture.
  • Fabrication ready to LOD 400, supporting BIM level2 with full support to import and export up to IFC 4.0
  • Expand to the hsb tool sets, Timber, Sip, CLT, Glulam and more, to allow for hybrid design

hsbCLT tool set enhances the hsbDesign Platform with tools to detail cross laminated timber (CLT) projects . It is a tool set of lamella layers connected together to form high density wall, floor and roof panels, matched with tools to complete the design and production in CLT construction. Flexibility to define detailed panel styles, varying surface qualities, coupled together in a library with predefined grain directions aligned to spans of panels, can connect walls to floors to roofs. Definition of openings in walls can be filled with windows and doors automatically detailed to the manufacturing criteria. Standard connections like lap joints and joint board are easily adaptable supported by industry leader and customisable configurations of electrical installations and HVAC. The finalised outputs include detailed BIM production documents - compatible automated dimensioned layouts, material lists, and site assembly documents.
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CLT
Platform
  • Wall, floor and roof families offers you the opportunity to define specifications for CLT compositions and openings, or to utilise pre-determined libraries from our established CLT producers like KLH, StoraEnso, Mayr-Melnhof, Hasslacher
  • Detailed definition of CLT style by lamella – H and V type
  • Create routing and cutouts for electrical or plumbing logistics
  • Define wall, floor and roof connections, such as  and lap joints, and joint board
  • Create toolings like notchings, steel profile cutouts,  and grain direction for lamellas
  • Copy and mirror construction panelised designs in seconds
  • Real-time automated dimensioned  panel layouts showing live interactive views with bill of material for factory to manufacture.
  • Expand to the hsb tool sets, StickFrame, Sip, CLT, Glulam and more, to allow for hybrid design
hsbRoofElement is a toolset that requires the hsbDesign Platform. It is a toolset of timber or metal components connected together to form roof elements, matched with tools to complete the design and production of your construction. Flexibility to define ridges, eaves, valleys, hip, mid plates together with layers of predefined sheeting aligned to joist distribution, with diverse angle planes, are collated to form an automated framed roof element. Boundaries and openings edges in roofs can be assigned with parametric edge definitions, customised to building methods, and automatically framed to the manufacturing criteria. The finalised outputs include detailed BIM production documents - compatible automated dimensioned layouts and material lists, including site assembly.
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RoofElement
Platform
  • Create framed floors from the floor library – detailed with beams (rectangular, I-beams, steel), sheeting (dimensions, orientation and distribution within the actual frame), junction arrangement, etc.
  • Create your own library of edge details via a graphical interface – with dynamic details of variable adjusted values that can be applied to many other connection conditions.
  • Create a library of dynamic detail connections at ridge, valley, hip, side, etc.; or use predetermined standard libraries with details dedicated to the local market.
  • Design, orient, split, arrange element outlines, and assign specific user connection details to the outline, to produce framed roofs.
  • Use general commands such as: split-, join-, stretch-, link- components of your elements.
  • Easily add openings (e.g. for stairs or windows).
  • Define roof battens and lath positions, and calculate your roof area based on the set out of these positions.
  • Copy and mirror construction framed designs in seconds.
  • Automatically create dimensioned component shop drawings to your own customisable manufacturing format.
  • Real-time automated dimensioned  panel layouts – customised by the user – showing live interactive views of the roof with bill of material for factory to manufacture.
  • Expand to the hsb tool sets, StickFrame, Sip, CLT, Glulam and more, to allow for hybrid design.
hsbFloorElement is a tool set that requires the hsbDesign Platform. It is a tool set of timber or metal components connected together to form floor elements, matched with tools to complete the design and production of your construction. Flexibility to define perimeter, chimney and stairwell edge details together with layers of predefined sheeting aligned to joist distribution, are collated to form an automated framed floor element. Boundaries and openings edges in floors can be assigned with parametric edge definitions, customised to building methods and automatically framed to the manufacturing criteria. The finalised outputs include detailed BIM production documents - compatible automated dimensioned layouts and material lists, including site assembly.
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FloorElement
Platform
  • Create framed floors from the floor library – detailed with beams (rectangular, I-beams, steel), sheeting (dimensions, orientation and distribution within the actual frame), junction arrangement, etc.
  • Create your own library of edge details via a graphical interface – with dynamic details of variable adjusted values that can be applied to many other connection conditions.
  • Create a library of dynamic detail connections at perimeter, openings such as chimney and stairwells.; or use predetermined standard libraries with details dedicated to the local market.
  • Design, orient, split, arrange element outlines, and assign specific user connection details to the outline, to produce framed floors.
  • Use general commands such as: split-, join-, stretch-, link- components of your elements.
  • Easily add openings (e.g. for stairs or windows).
  • Add industry standard metal hanger components, like Simpson Strong Tie and Cullen to your floor construction.
  • Create element data with sheeting from imported industry partner data such as Mitek, James Jones, Steico, Gangnail and Wolf.
  • Copy and mirror construction framed designs in seconds.
  • Automatically create dimensioned component shop drawings to your own customisable manufacturing format.
  • Real-time automated dimensioned  panel layouts – customised by the user – showing live interactive views of the roof with bill of material for factory to manufacture.
  • Expand to the hsb toolsets, StickFrame, Sip, CLT, Glulam and more, to allow for hybrid design.
“Der Einsatz von hsbcad stellt außerdem für uns sicher, das wir auch künftig BIM-basierte Projekte erfolgreich umsetzen können.”
DR. Ing. JM Ducret
CEO - JPF-Ducret
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Keith Cotter
Global Business Development Manager
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