Cloud Based Working

By now, almost everyone will have heard of and used the cloud. The cloud simply refers to servers that are accessed over the internet, rather than localised servers and computers in the workplace. By using cloud based systems, you can access your files, especially when working remotely. Cloud-based systems Google has an expansive list of apps which are cloud-based. Google Drive,... more

New Build favourites from RIBA Awards

RIBA have recently announced their shortlists for the RIBA Regional Awards, consisting of two hundred and twenty-six completed projects across the UK. We decided to create our own sub-categories and pick a select few that stood out to us, listing below our new build design project shortlist. OB Architecture - Greyfort House OB Architecture designed the four-story apartment on a... more

Renovation favourites from RIBA Awards

RIBA have recently announced their shortlists for the RIBA Regional Awards, consisting of two hundred and twenty-six completed projects across the UK. We decided to create our own sub-categories and pick a select few that stood out to us, listing below our renovation design project shortlist. Buckley Gray Yeoman - Dept W Buckley Gray Yeoman renovated a former department store in... more

Sustainable design favourites from RIBA Awards

RIBA have recently announced their shortlists for the RIBA Regional Awards, consisting of two hundred and twenty-six completed projects across the UK. We decided to create our own sub-categories and pick a select few that stood out to us, listing below our sustainable design project shortlist. alma-nac - House within a House alma-nac has transformed a two-story London property,... more

Introducing our referral program

There is no greater endorsement of excellence in products and services than a recommendation. At Applecore Designs we pride ourselves on delivering a valued, trusted service, and we are always thrilled when our customers speak highly of us to their peers and colleagues. ‘Recent independent research has proven that out of the new studios that became our client during 2019, 100%... more

Blackhawk move from Revit to ARCHICAD

Blackhawk Design and Build made the easy switch from Revit to ARCHICAD and have not looked back. We talked to the Company Director and Chartered Architectural Technologist, Scott Walker to find out why they made the switch to ARCHICAD and how the software has helped his studios design processes and productivity. Blackhawk Design and Build are a family run architectural design and... more

Architects join the fight against COVID-19

COVID-19 around the world has had a dramatic impact on all of our lives and it has had significant ramifications for the construction industry too. One of the most inspiring effects has been the way that so many people are now using their professional skills for completely new purposes. Many architectural studios are among those who are working hard to stop the spread of the virus that... more

Our updated COVID-19 statement – remote working

As coronavirus impacts people not only in the UK but worldwide, our hearts go out to all those who have been affected, directly or indirectly. We would also like to thank the healthcare workers and  local communities around the world who are on the front line working to contain COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we live in an incredibly short amount of time. As... more

Applecore Designs 25th Birthday Award Winners

The votes are in and the judges have awarding out of all the individual category winners, the submission they felt best represented excellence and best practice during the past two decades. The big moment is finally here. We are thrilled to reveal the winners of the Applecore Designs 25th Birthday Awards. 25th Birthday Award, Sustainable Project Winner -  Mikhail Riches Goldsmith... more

Effective ARCHICAD remote working during a pandemic

As coronavirus continues to spread, employees might be asked to work from home. Therefore, employers should look at reviewing possible remote working. But not everyone is prepared to get their work done remotely. Evaluate what software, information and other resources you will need to access in order to maintain your productivity. In recent days we have received more and more... more