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

Scenario uses ARCHICAD to its full potential

For a small studio like Scenario Architecture, it’s difficult to compete on the same level as their larger counterparts but using model-based technology to its full potential and engaging in the BIM process goes a long way towards closing the gap. Why should small studios adopt model based design and BIM? For SMEs, there are several good reasons to adopt BIM studios in designing and... more

London Office Launch – Kings Cross

Nearly fifty architects and design professionals from across London convened at our Kings Cross venue on 8 March 2018 to celebrate our London office launch event. On arrival new and existing Applecore Designs clients helped themselves to drinks, nibbles and canapes then networked to build relationships and gain visibility. On the Ground Floor of the architecturally interesting York... more

Dreamstones Chalet in the French Alps

A cosy chalet tucked away in the French Alps was a design challenge that produced fantastic results for Dreamstones and for their client. Dreamstones Team Dreamstones is a design and build company that works with international clients looking to build or renovate in France. The team comprises surveyors, architects, engineers, project managers and offers clients complete design and... more

ARCHICAD – Solibri Model Checker link

The free ARCHICAD - Solibri Model Checker (SMC) link adds a quick and convenient bi-directional connection between both systems. The link allows exchange of both the authoring and validation models with partial updates in a real-time design scenario. In addition to the highly reliable "offline" IFC model exchange, this "live" link enables real-time information exchange. Simply... more

We love you – ARCHICAD cashback offer

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up and because we love you, we’re offering up to £400.00 cashback on a perpetual licence of the award winning ARCHICAD 21. Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays season is just a sweet memory and 2018 is well underway it’s the perfect time to think about changing your design software. Whether you are sole practitioner using a 2D... more

WM Design’s Transition from 2D FlatCAD to Model Based Design

WM Design & Architecture made the transition from 2D FlatCAD to Model Based Design a number of years ago and the studio has never looked back. Formed in 1993 by Nigel Marland and Adrian Williamson, WM Design & Architecture is an Anglesey based CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) studio. Prior to forming the studio, both worked for over a decade in the... more