Lunch and Learn Webinar Series Summary

The Lunch and Learn webinar series, delivered over the last 6 months, has demonstrated a number of topics focusing on model based design and the coordination of data. This webinar series have proved very popular with over 650 registrations throughout the series. Thank you to all of the attendees throughout the Lunch and Learn series and for all of the positive feedback we have... more

‘Step Up’ to ARCHICAD 21 Teamwork

GRAPHISOFT have announced details of their latest model based system and award winning BIM authoring tool, ARCHICAD 21 Teamwork. Innovative workflows, Intuitiveness and performance have been the key differentiators to other architectural tools on the market and the latest version does not buck this trend.  ARCHICAD 21 Teamwork introduces new stair and railing tools, updated... more

Grasshopper – ARCHICAD Live Connection Update

GRAPHISOFT® has released an update to its intelligent Grasshopper-ARCHICAD Live Connection.  This industry-first, bi-directional “live” connection allows Rhino/Grasshopper users to connect to a professional BIM software, ARCHICAD. Developed by GRAPHISOFT, Rhino-Grasshopper-ARCHICAD connections allow architects to leverage the strengths of the three design environments --... more

NBS Create specifications – a “mouse-click” in ARCHICAD

NBS Link plug-in for ARCHICAD allows for direct linkage between NBS Create and ARCHICAD. It embeds the Annotator tool from NBS into the ARCHICAD software and makes the task of putting together a coordinated set of drawings even easier. NBS Create is designed to make it easy to collate the data needed to produce robust specifications. The software draws on pre-written clauses for... more

‘VR for Architecture’ added to the CIAT CPD Register

Our recent course CPD submission to the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) entitled ‘How Virtual Reality saves time and resources - VR for Architecture’ has been accepted and will be included on the CIAT CPD Register. Scott Berry Managing Director stated "We are very pleased to have our course content accepted by the Institute and would like to thank Noora... more

Nearly two million views for our YouTube channel

The Applecore Designs YouTube channel is approaching two million views and nearly 4,000 subscribers. Our channel is a useful resource for individuals, partnerships and multi-user design studios using model based software.  Available content includes video clips, webinar recordings, short original videos and educational videos. Tips, tricks and best practice workflow examples for... more

Artlantis 6.5 Announced

The latest version of Artlantis, the powerful 3D visualisation tool, has now been announced by Abvent. Artlantis 6.5 update includes optimisations to calculation speed and rendering accuracy, as well as a direct connection to the realtime visualisation and 3D immersion software, Twinmotion. See below for further information on the new features. .flexwrap { display: flex;... more

ARCHICAD – Solibri Model Checker link

The free ARCHICAD - Solibri Model Checker link adds a quick and convenient bi-directional connection between ARCHICAD and SMC. After installing the SMC add-on in ARCHICAD, and pointing it to the SMC install folder, users can export their designs to SMC in a flash using the add-on's menu items. Make sure Solibri is not running, then simply choose 'Export to SMC' from the SMC menu.... more

Introduce us to another studio and be rewarded

Identify someone outside of your organisation who could also benefit from ArchiCAD's tried and tested Building Information Modelling workflow and you will receive your ArchiCAD introduction reward for being an advocate and introducer. Just simply provide their name, their studio's name and full contact details and if they decide to purchase ArchiCAD, then we will provide you with a... more

BIMx and BIMx PRO supports Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mounted smartphone running iOS (version 2016.3.530) or Android (version 2016.3.561). The fold-out cardboard viewer is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR applications such as the award winning BIMx app. The viewer is used by placing a smartphone into the... more