Some of the features of the Broderbund 3D Home Architect Deluxe software include easy terrain modeling and 3-D navigation. Another feature of the program is the ability to enhance plans with lifelike textures and vivid colors. Users can also add accessories and furnishings.
One of the most popular features of the Broderbund 3D Home Architect Deluxe software is the ability to recreate an existing house. Alternatively, a user can create a floor plan from scratch. There is also a budgeting feature on this software that helps to generate estimations of cost.
This software is available from Amazon.com for $25 to $45, as of 2015. Broderbund no longer produces the software, so it is not compatible with modern computer systems. The software available now is only compatible with Windows 98, XP and 2000. Buyers must have a CD-ROM drive to use this software.
On Amazon.com, the ratings for Broderbund 3D Home Architect Deluxe are average, with 3.1 stars out of 5 stars. Some reviewers indicate that the promotional material and description for Broderbund 3D Home Architect Deluxe is misleading, but that it is a good choice for those who have little or no experience in architecture or interior design. Other reviewers claim that this software is very fun to use and easy to understand but sometimes difficult to operate when placing items.