General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You will no doubt be aware there is a change to privacy laws today  with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As a result, to comply with the changes, we have updated our Privacy Policy and the terms of use of our website. We would like to reassure you that there are no fundamental changes to the way we deliver our products and services to you.... more

Women in Architecture Awards 2018

In March 2018 the Women in Architecture awards were announced with The Architectural Review and The Architects' Journal naming Sandra Barclay Architect of the Year for 2018. Barclay has earned this prestigious award for her work on Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas by Barclay & Crousse. Also of note this year, newcomer Gloria Cabral has been awarded the Moira Gemmill Prize for... more

Scenario House – BIM collaboration on a renovation project

Scenario Architecture has started their second decade specialising in the high end residential sector, focusing on creating homes that are beautiful, functional, and ideally suited to each client. During the past decade Scenario Architecture design studio was constantly adopting and optimising BIM processes, usually deployed on large projects by larger studios, to work smoothly and... more

Graphisoft announce ARCHICAD 22

Graphisoft have announced details of ARCHICAD 22, delivering design tool improvements, enhanced design workflows and significant productivity improvements to its core design processes. Available on both PC and Mac operating systems this latest version includes: a remastered Facade Design workflow providing a flexible design environment for designers to create external or... more

High-Speed 2 (HS2) and BIM

The high-speed railway programme will shortly complete its first steps, a 73-mile Crossrail project that traverses London. The £15.9 billion project has been ongoing since 2009 and is now nearing full operation. BIM has been integral to the project and will continue to be of increasing importance as other HS projects get under way. BIM and High-Speed Railway Are a Perfect Team With... more

Abvent announce Artlantis 7 Render and Studio

Artlantis 7 is the fastest stand-alone 3D rendering and animation software for PC and Mac. Designed especially for architects, interior designers and other design professionals it is a leader in preview window technology and radiosity, also known as global illumination. The new, physically correct Artlantis 7 rendering engine, with its legendary simplicity, allows you to create... more

ARCHICAD Licence options include Subscription

GRAPHISOFT have announced a further extension to the licencing options available for ARCHICAD. In addition to perpetual, fixed term and rental, Applecore Designs are now offering a subscription option on both ARCHICAD Teamwork and ARCHICAD Solo. Which is best? The decision is entirely up to you. "Offering a number of purchasing options means new and existing clients have the... more

Lunch and Learn Webinar Series 5 – View recordings

Recorded sessions of our fifth "lunch and learn" webinar series, illustrating how to use model based design for a new build development are no available below. Withypit Lane is a virtual site in Central England where the brief is to provide new affordable housing with flexible accommodation. Recorded Sessions Each recorded webinar covers a different aspect of the design process,... more

Our 4 Best Designed Airports in the World

The unique requirements of successful airports make design and construction challenging and also make them some of the world's most impressive buildings. But while airports are by necessity designed with efficiency as a top priority, they need not be bland, featureless locations devoid of architectural flair. Our 4 best designed airports in the world prove that design excellence and... more

Graphisoft Awards 2018 – Submissions Open

The Graphisoft Awards 2018 celebrate the success of projects using ARCHICAD software in the UK and Ireland. The awards create an opportunity to showcase your designs, publicise your studio and acknowledge and reward the hard work of your project team. Projects of all sizes, complexity, innovation and those that demonstrate collaboration are welcome. Awards 2018 Project entries... more