Winner Revealed Grand Designs House Of the Year 2019

Grand Designs House of the Year is awarded to the best example of a one-off house designed by an architect in the UK. The final episode was shown  yesterday the Shortlist was announced along with  -House Lessans, designed by McGonigle McGrath, being  named RIBA House of the Year House Lessans, designed by McGonigle McGrath, being named RIBA House of the Year Applecore... more

Japan’s tallest building designed by Pelli Architects

Based in New Haven, Connecticut, the architecture firm has revealed its design, approximately 1,083-foot-tall (330-meter-tall) skyscraper that will rise in Tokyo and is scheduled to be completed in March 2023. The building is one of three skyscrapers being designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for developer Mori as part of the Toranomon-Azabudai district in central Tokyo, where... more

Are you still using ARCHICAD on Windows 7?

Users of Windows 7 should be aware already that the end is in sight in terms of support from Microsoft. It was announced earlier this year that 14 January 2020 will be the last date that users can get support for this operating system. Windows 7 first came out in October 2009 with newer versions released since then so it may come as no surprise to some that this support is now being... more

BIMx helps BRP win Apra House Award

Celebrations were held recently for BRP Architects as they won  Small Project of the Year for Apra House. The project heavily used modern technologies and featured the use of BIM product of the year ARCHICAD combined with the award winning Mobile/Field App BIMx. BRP Architects Project - Apra House The Market Harborough project came about when Dr and Mrs Platts commissioned BRP... more

HollandGreen Architecture, Interiors & Gardens wins prestigious Architectural Award

The team at HollandGreen are celebrating after winning a BUILD Architecture Award for ‘Most Innovative High-End Residential Architecture Practice (England)’ recently. The award gives the studio national recognition and acknowledgement for their innovative working practices that is a crucial component of the business. The BUILD awards were launched in 2015, and their aim is to... more

John Robertson Architects (JRA) – Case Study

A 10-year long project by John Robertson Architects has resulted in an impressive and modern office space which not only boasts one of the capitals biggest roof gardens but also achieved a BREAAM Excellent rating. 33 Central not only fulfils a practical purpose but also showcases sustainable design and construction. The building was originally constructed in the 1980s and the... more

Solibri Office available on Subscription

Whether you are a BIM manager, architect or a designer, if your strategy for any project is to ensure you build correctly first time, every time then Solibri Office (formerly Model Checker) is for you. Solibri has already established itself as the tool for quality assurance and quality control. Through its pioneering approach to rule-based model checking, Solibri has been able to... more

Hall + Bednarczyk Architects Win Multiple Awards

Celebrating outstanding work for over 180 years the RIBA have recently announced that ARCHICAD users Hall + Bednarczyk Architects have won the Welsh Architecture Award 2019 and the Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW) Project Architect of the Year Award 2019. The awards and prizes are regarded internationally as a mark of excellence, recognising the best architecture,... more

Epic Games Twinmotion and ARCHICAD 23

GRAPHISOFT®, developer of ARCHICAD, and Epic Games, developer of Unreal Engine, have announced a co-marketing agreement to bring the next-generation real-time rendering solution to their AEC customers. This strategic collaboration will provide ARCHICAD 23 Teamwork customers with free access to a future version of Epic’s new visualisation solution, based on the recently acquired... more

Moving to Model-based Design

How do you migrate from a 2D drawing system to model-based design? How should training be rolled out? And what are the common issues usually encountered? Design studios, contractors, national governments and clients are implementing collaborative processes that effectively and efficiently collate and manage data. While some small to medium companies are at the forefront of this move,... more