Framing, the design tool for timber frame and floor construction is a modular solution to fit the needs and requirements of today’s offsite construction market.

Trusted by companies all around the world

The industry choice for Timber design software

Operated extensively by manufacturers, structural engineers and design practices, Framing software is used for the detailing of timber frame buildings in 3D, producing comprehensive material schedules, manufacturing drawings for manual production along with direct links to industry automated machinery and saws. Designed to work on many Autodesk® applications, Framing is the preferred industry design software.

Automated digital output

Our solutions are used for today’s demanding and evolving manufacturing requirements. Framing provides digital output for automation of factory production, linking detailed design to automated saws and panel lines, thereby reducing any possible error in the fabrication of the wall frames and floor cassettes for site. With Framing have the ability to link to EPR systems, this then allows customers the ability to provide custom data specific to their individual needs.

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A single environment for drawing, scheduling and output

Framing is used for the detailing of timber frame buildings or floors in 3D. Quick to set up and produce comprehensive material schedules, or manufacturing drawings for manual production, along with direct links to industry automated machinery and saws, Framing provides a single environment for drawing, scheduling and output.

Supporting modules for Framing

Wall framing

This module is designed to fit the need of the individual company, the wall framing functionality is offered in different levels to enable you to purchase capabilities and functionality based on your current needs. Additional functionality and options can be added to the base functionality as required to suit your specific design / manufacturing requirements. Designed to work on Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Architecture platforms (and other vertical products), Framing is the preferred design platform for the timber frame industry. Support is for both 32-bit and 64-bit version of AutoCAD® and Architecture. You can customise your frames and assemblies extensively using a comprehensive set of properties designed to cater for a wide range of design and manufacturing practices, and watch as the frames automatically update to accommodate the changes.

Flooring

This module is offered in different levels to enable you to purchase capabilities and functionality that meets your needs. The software enables you to draw floor cassettes and loose flooring quickly and easily, create a joist legend table, add joist hangers to the timbers, create detailed manufacturing drawings automatically from the AutoCAD model and create output for saws and generate the schedules from the CAD models in a variety of formats.

Using the same material database as the Framing xxx module users can edit the AutoCAD® model in 3D, easily edit the components within the floor and quickly apply floor decking to the design.

Learn & Support

All of our software solutions are continually developed and are comprehensively backed up by dedicated development teams. This provides annual product enhancements, bug-fixes and structured upgrades which can be downloaded from the customer secure website login.

Customer stories

Hubb Timber builds competitive edge with Framing
Adam Poole is co-founder and chief designer for Hubb Timber Frame, a small Taunton-based building contractor which specialises in bespoke timber-frame structures. As a qualified...
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Framing software sets BSR Design on the path to success
Ben Rendell, the founder of BSR Design Ltd started his career as a designer and took on more and more responsibilities. Having worked in a...
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Choose the best option for you or your business

There are two licence types available for you to choose from, both options allow you to easily transfer a licence between team members.

Single User Licence (Local)

Simplest licence, with local access on only one machine (the license can be transferred periodically).

Quarterly subscription

As an alternative option to outright purchase, a licence can be taken on a quarterly subscription (min term three months).