NEW

$549.00

Description

Pre-order for End of October Delivery, or get in touch with us at sales@arckit.com to reserve your new A500 kit without obligation, and for exclusive priority on shipping!

 

Experience the ultimate in advanced architectural model making with A500, the largest and most advanced scale model building kit yet from Arckit (build up to 500 sqm).

 

The A500 comes with: 

  • 550 Arckit pieces (Architectural building blocks).  
  • 99 x Reusable Arckitexture decals (including white louvres, light timber, bricks and vegetation). 
  • 52 x Arckit cardboard pop-outs (including figurines, trees & furniture). 
  • Features a pitched roof design set. 
  • 1 x Introductory booklet with instructions for 1 design, reusable box. 
  • A further 2+ alternative building design instructions are available online as well as lots more printable Arckitexture decals and Arckit inspiration.  
  • Arckit Digital components are also available to build via SketchUp and Revit platforms.   
  • Ultra-sleek, matt black reusable magnetic box and 3 removable storage trays.
  • Package dimensions: 450x340x170mm 
  • Recommended for age 14+ 

 

And remember that all Arckit construction sets are compatible with one another! 

Delivery & Shipping

• Arckit are a 100% Irish owned and operated company based in Dublin, Ireland and with offices in Boston and a central warehouse in New Jersey.


• We currently ship domestically to all 50 states, so no custom duties apply, and aim to deliver your item as quickly as possible, typically at your doorstep between 2-5 days.


• Canadian visitors, please visit our worldwide site at www.arckit.com


Further information on shipping and lead times can be found here conformity for products under applicable law.

Returns & Exchanges

At Arckit we care about our customers and we want to ensure that you are completely satisfied with every online purchase you make. From the date goods are received, we offer a 14 day return period from the date that you receive your item(s).


Further information on returns and exchanges can be found here.


Explore advanced building designs

Experience the ultimate in advanced architectural model making with Arckit 500. From ultra-sleek contemporary buildings to instantly reconfigurable modular structures, building sections to interior layouts, now grown-ups can explore their advanced architectural designs and build super refined creations with A500. (Scale 1:50 / 1/4)  


Arckit 500 is Arckit’s most advanced freeform building kit ever. A500 is a truly ‘open-ended’ and ‘hands-on' design tool that allows serious hobbyists, designers and self-builders the freedom to explore and construct their very own creations to scale and without restrictions. Inspired by real modular construction techniques, Arckit 500 is a sophisticated building platform that bridges the gap between toy and tool while offering grown-ups a ’next level’ reusable construction set that can be used independently or as part of their other building sets, including model railways. Comes in a stunning magnetic storage box and tray system.  

  • STEAM Learning

  • Multi-Design Set

  • Includes Accessories

  • 14yrs+

4 Building design ideas to inspire you:

Check it out exciting 3D construction videos and keep building with your set:

A500 - Sample Building #1

A500 - Sample Building #3

A500 - Sample Building #2

Share your creations!

We love to see what our community is building, so why not share your creations with the world and let’s inspire one another! Be part of our Community Builds Gallery by tagging @arckitmodel and adding #arckit to your posts. You can also reach us at info@arckit.com 

Learn while Playing

Arckit is a truly ‘open-ended’ and ‘ hands-on' design tool that allows budding architect boys and girls the freedom to explore and construct their own creations without restrictions while also learning all about science, technology, engineering, art and math through the multi-disciplinary medium of architecture. Arckit also promotes the 5 C’s - Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Critical & Computational Thinking.

Bring it to life

From electric cars to eScooters, trendy buggies to bikes, a host of bespoke Cardboard Pop-Outs are included in the A500 to bring storytelling, scenery and scale to your models as well as reusable Arckitexture Decals of concrete, vegetation, timber louvres and more to continually transform the appearance of your architectural creations. 

100% Plastic-Free Packaging

In Arckit’s commitment to helping improve the environment, all new kits including Arckit 500 contain zero plastic packaging and instead use compostable material made from potato and corn starch. In addition,  A500 comes in a stunning, matt black finish, premium reusable magnetic box with 3 removable trays for storing your components.

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FAQs

What is Arckit?

Arckit is a ‘hands-on’ and ‘open-ended’ architectural building block platform consisting of unique components for spontaneously exploring and visualising your ideas in scale model form. Inspired by real modular building techniques, Arckit enables aspiring architects of all ages to build freely and without restrictions using a ‘professional-level’ design tool. Think of Arckit like any instrument, the more you become familiar with it, the more amazing creations you will bring to life. 

Can I build more than the sample models?

YES! The sample build on the box is just to get you started so you become familiar with Arckit’s unique ‘open-ended’ components and platform. Each kit has a further 3 alternative designs available online which we recommend you also build and then the possibilities for you to create your own masterpieces are truly unlimited. If you can imagine it, you can build it! 

Are all kits compatible with one another?

YES! All Arckit sets and individual components can freely integrate with one another.

If you’re looking to expand your set in a cost effective way, you can purchase individual components and accessories only from Arckit. Click here to check out our online store.

Who can enjoy Arckit?

Arckit can be used by anyone from 4yrs and upwards to adults as a fun, practical and stimulating design tool to be enjoyed individually or in groups. Arckit encourages hands-on creativity and less time on your mobile devices.

• Future architects and creators looking to step-up from their building block toys to a more advanced building block tool

• Parents wanting to give a meaningful gift to their children that they will enjoy, reuse and learn from.

• Adult hobbyists, designers and self-builders as a working model for exploring, visualising and communicating their ideas.

• Schools to teach and learn a myriad of STEM & STEAM topics through the lens of architecture.

• Elderly as a fun, engaging and stimulating product to be enjoyed independently or with a group of friends.

Arckit empowers minds through Architecture...Unleash your inner Architect with Arckit!

What scale is Arckit?

Arckit is scale 1:50 metric or ¼ imperial however did you know that you can also interpret Arckit at any scale you envisage it to be depending on its surroundings and context? Have fun integrating it with your other building block sets and characters.

If your question is not here, check out the complete FAQs  page.