Full Archistar Walkthrough
LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Comprehensive 25 Minute Training
In this video, we combine all the knowledge and training from every tutorial found on this page. Outside of our Live Webinar, this is the most practical training option and will let you get the most out of the Archistar platform.
How to Log In & Log Out
In this video, we’ll show you how to log in and out of your Archistar account.
On the top right of this page, you will find a ‘Login’ button. Once logged in, you can log out by clicking the ‘Profile’ button on the bottom of the left side bar. Find the ‘Logout’ link on the top left and click it to log out.
Search for Sites Effectively
How to Use Data Layers
In this video, we’ll show you how to toggle layers on and off in the Archistar platform. Learn about each of the available layers and get handy tips on how to move, angle and navigate around the map.
NARROWING YOUR SEARCH
How to Use Filters
In this video, we’ll show you how to use advanced filters in the Archistar platform. Use these to find off-market sites that match certain criteria and development types. We run through each of the available filters and how they affect the which lots are highlighted on the map.
SEARCH ACROSS THE COUNTRY
How to Search For An Address or Suburb
In this video, we’ll show you how to search for a specific address on the platform. Begin typing in an address or suburb and we will suggest the closest match to your query. Click on a suggestion and you will be brought directly to that lot or suburb.
Interpreting Site Data
PLANNING DETAILS & CONTROLS
Understanding Site Details
In this video, we’ll show you how to view and understand individual site details in the Archistar platform. By searching for a specific address or clicking on a lot, you will open the Site Details panel. We go through how to interpret this data and how the data is referenced.
CUSTOM SITE MEASUREMENT
How to Use the Measurement Tool
In this video, we’ll show you how to use the advanced measurement tool in the Archistar platform. You can access the tool on the left sidebar on the icon labelled ‘Measure’. We go through how to measure areas and distances of any shape and size.
Using Partner Data to Cut Down on Research Time
HIGH RESOLUTION AERIAL IMAGERY
How to Use the Nearmap Addon
In this video, we’ll show you how to access Nearmap high resolution aerial imagery in the Archistar platform. We go over practical applications of this addon and how to use it in combination with Archistar’s in-built measurement tools.
SUBURB INSIGHTS & LISTINGS
How to Use Domain, CoreLogic & Commercial Real Estate Addons
In this video, we’ll show you how to access Domain, CoreLogic & Commercial Real Estate data within the Archistar platform. Learn how to view sale and rental listings for both houses and apartments. We also go over how to view historical market data from Corelogic & Domain.
How to Use the Cordell Addon
In this video, we’ll show you how to access Cordell Development Application information in the Archistar platform. Learn how to view and filter Development Applications of different types and stages. We go over important applications of the data – such as discovering precedents.
Understanding Development Potential of a Site
QUICKLY VIEW DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL
How to Use Quick Estimate
In this video, we’ll show you how to use the Quick Estimate tab on the Archistar platform. Learn how to change defaults and view a detailed breakdown of how the estimate is calculated. Your Quick Estimate defaults are saved to the system which allows you to apply the calculator on as many sites as you’d like.
QUICKLY VIEW DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL
How to Use the Development Due Diligence Report
In this video, we’ll show you how to create and use a Development Due Diligence on the Archistar platform. You can create ‘DDD’ reports on the Site Details, Estimate or Designer tabs. We go over how to create a report and how to customise it to your liking.
Using Archistar’s World-First Parametric Design Generator
PARAMETRIC / GENERATIVE DESIGN
How to Generate 3D Building Designs
In this video, we’ll show you how to generate 3D building designs using the design generator. Learn how to generate beautiful designs that adhere to planning controls – or your own experimental parameters! We go over each of the editable fields and how they affect the final designs.
INSTANT DESIGN ANALYSIS
How to Analyse Your Generated Designs
In this video, we’ll show you how to view analytics associated with designs you have generated in the Archistar platform. Learn how to view Unit Mix, Sunlight Analysis, Cross-Ventilation and more. We also show you how applying data layers gives you an understanding of how your design will sit within its local context.
INSTANT FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS
How to Run Static Feasibility & Create Feasibility Reports
In this video, we’ll show you how to run a static feasibility on a design you have generated in the Archistar platform. Learn how to edit the feasibility calculator to tailor it based on your development experience. We also go through how to instantly extract a report with your feasibility results.
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TOWNHOUSE
How to Generate Townhouse Solutions
In this video, we’ll show you how to create Townhouse design solutions using the Archistar design generator. We walk you through each of the inputs and teach you how they will affect your final design. Learn how to generate solutions and what to do once they are complete.
Understand and assess sites in an instant with powerful data layers from partners. Pulling together a wealth of information and displaying it in a single, easy-to-use platform, Archistar allows you to assess & research properties in a fraction of the time.
Dr. Benjamin Coorey
CEO & Founder
M Digital Architecture
B Architecture (Hons I)
B Design (Architecture/Digital Media)
Dr. Coorey completed a PhD in generative design and has dedicated his working career to consulting, educating and developing cutting edge technology to revolutionise the architectural design and property industries.
Computational Design Lead
B, Design in Architecture
Head Tutor for the Archistar Academy
Anycie and her team convert building designs from the Design Intelligence team into code to be used on the Archistar Property system and she has also produced over 15 courses for the Archistar Academy.
William Yen-Wen Wang
Head of Design Intelligence
MPhil Environmental Design in Architecture
B Architecture (Hons 1)
Registered Project Manager
William and his Design Intelligence team study through human architects and planners’ design schemes of different building types and convert the summarized design strategies into step-by-step codable generative design procedures.