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

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

GRAPHISOFT announces ARCHICAD 23

GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solution provider for architects and designers, has announced ARCHICAD 23, the latest version of its award-winning BIM software solution. ARCHICAD 23 vastly improves perceived performance of essential processes. ARCHICAD 23 sets new benchmarks in BIM software responsiveness and improves interoperability with... more

Sibson Building wins top RIBA award

The University of Kent’s newest addition the Sibson Building is a distinctive W-shaped building that brings together two of the institution’s fastest-growing departments. The new building is enhanced by its surrounding ancient woodlands, and with the help of ARCHICAD, the impact of the construction on the woods was minimised. New landscaping around the site was designed to... more

ARCHICAD Fixed Term v Revit Subscription

Lets get ready to rumble... In 2016, Applecore Designs announced a fixed term finance agreement offering many advantages over an outright cash purchase and a very cost-effective way to invest in business equipment in particular model-based design and BIM authoring software. A large number of small to medium size studios took up the option pay for ARCHICAD perpetual licences on a... more

How VR Enhances Architectural Design and Presentation

Virtual reality (VR) is being used in many industries, from entertainment to advertising, and adding some incredible functionality in architecture, too. With the development of new software and tools, VR is helping architects visualise their designs in new and exciting ways. How does VR Work With Architectural Design? Like BIM did before it, VR has the potential to make big changes in... more

World Architecture Festival 2018: Who Took the Big Prizes?

The 11th annual World Architecture Festival took place in Amsterdam from November 28 to November 30, 2018. Among the winners, Studio Gang took home two overall wins, and WOHA scooped the coveted World Building of the Year Award. The World Architecture Festival is the largest event of its kind in the world, unique in that it’s the only event where all shortlisters in each category... more