A Good Time to Make the Switch to Archicad

Since July 2020, hundreds of micro, small, medium and large studios of architects, technologists, surveyors, interior design and other building designers in the UK took advantage of GRAPHISOFT’s furlough your software costs programme providing free commercial use of Archicad 24 Teamwork and BIMcloud free for 6 months. It's a good time to make the switch Perfect for building... 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

Archicad free for 6 months. Make the Switch.

Archicad and BIMcloud. Free for 6 months. Make the Switch. Since July, hundreds of design studios in the UK have taken advantage of GRAPHISOFT’s furlough your software costs programme providing free commercial use of their award winning model-based design and BIM authoring software, Archicad 24. Design teams have also received BIMcloud, a hosted, real-time collaboration platform... more

Channel Partner of the Year Finalist

Applecore Designs Limited are pleased to be named a finalist at the Construction Computing Awards, nominated as ‘Channel Partner of the Year 2020’ for the sixth successive year. With 2020 being a tough and challenging year for everyone, the construction industry has shown to be one of the most critical sectors in the country - being one of the first groups to dive back into... more

Algorithmic Design and PARAM-O

Algorithmic Design enables the modelling complex geometries that would otherwise be quite a challenge using manual design tools. Using sets of instructions, algorithmic design has the ability to execute these challenging tasks, meaning the design can be manipulated through variable parameters. Algorithmic Design in Building Design Algorithmic Design is not simply the use of computer... more

Supporting designers during COVID with free Archicad

As a GRAPHISOFT partner, Applecore Designs would like to share the many ways we have jointly been helping studios throughout COVID-19 and the transition period after Brexit. During lockdown, Zoom discarded the 40 minute time limit for free basic account holders, which in turn, helped schools continue teaching their students throughout , and also made it easier for friends and family... more

Mikhail Riches win RIBA Stirling Prize

Applecore Designs would like to congratulate Archicad users Mikhail Riches for winning the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize award for their project Goldsmith Street. For 50 years RIBA awards have been recognised industry wide as being a hallmark of excellence in architecture. The RIBA regional and national awards culminate to create a shortlist of projects that are then considered for... more

Archicad 24 and NBS Chorus ‘Small Works’

NBS Chorus is a cloud-based platform, that allows building industry professionals to create specifications. NBS Chorus for Small Works is a brand-new package created specifically for architects, engineers and designers who write specifications for smaller works and projects. Providing you have an internet connection and web browser, NBS Chorus will work on any capable device,... more

Predictive Design Technology – Stairs

Staircases have traditionally been a headache for architects. Complicated structures, tight spaces and stringent standards make designing stairs one of the most complicated tasks in architecture. Archicad’s predictive design stair tool simplifies the whole stair design process. Designers choose from multiple design options while Archicad ensures the stairs comply with local and... more

Interspace Project: Presentation

Fanis Anastasiadis is a qualified Architect based in London and has been using Archicad, Cinerender and Twinmotion as his design and presentation tools of choice. Fanis faced a challenging project he designed in Islington whilst working at Scenario Architecture, a studio focused on delivering high quality homes. The project had to take into account the small site squeezed between... more