Abvent announce Artlantis 2021

Abvent group have recently announced the release of Artlantis 2021. A pioneer in architectural visualisation and compatible with all the 3D modelling software on the market, Artlantis is the easiest and fastest solution for creating photorealistic renderings and animations. What's new in Artlantis 2021 IFC Import Artlantis 2021 is now acquainted with openBIM, well known for its... more

Online Advent Calendar 2020

Our Online Advent Calendar 2020 will be available from Tuesday 1 December to start your countdown to Christmas. For many, an advent calendar is a daily treat of chocolate. For us, it is a more healthy helping of offers, tips and more to thank and assist our clients and prospects during this challenging year. See what we have in store for you EVERY SINGLE DAY until 25 December... more

Cyber Monday 2020

The last official day of a long, deal-heavy weekend, Cyber Monday or Applecore Blue Monday as we like to call it (30 November this year) gives you a chance to buy items on your shopping list from the comfort of your working environment. Despite not officially celebrating Thanksgiving, the UK has embraced this US shopping tradition in the last few years and Cyber Monday has become one... more

SustainABILITY in Design CPD – The Role of Passive Design

In 2019 the UK Government committed to reducing the UK’s total carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. This followed the 2017 industrial strategy which included the Clean Growth Challenge and led to the mission to at least halve the energy use of all new buildings by 2030. The implementation of Passive Design will help meet these goals. Address the challenges To meet these... more

Construction Computing Awards 2020

The Construction Computing Awards (also known as The Hammers) showcase and reward the technology, tools, and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, and civil engineering projects of all sizes. Results are determined by Construction Computing Magazine reader votes and decisions by a panel... more

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