General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You will no doubt be aware there is a change to privacy laws today  with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As a result, to comply with the changes, we have updated our Privacy Policy and the terms of use of our website. We would like to reassure you that there are no fundamental changes to the way we deliver our products and services to you.... more

Centre Pompidou modelled in ARCHICAD 22

Designed and built in the 1970s, the Centre George Pompidou in Paris is internationally renowned for its modern art collections and for the high modernity of its exterior design. The Centre Pompidou is home to France's National Museum of Modern Art, along with an extensive library and a music and acoustic research centre. Most notably, the centre has earned an international reputation... more

Women in Architecture Awards 2018

In March 2018 the Women in Architecture awards were announced with The Architectural Review and The Architects' Journal naming Sandra Barclay Architect of the Year for 2018. Barclay has earned this prestigious award for her work on Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas by Barclay & Crousse. Also of note this year, newcomer Gloria Cabral has been awarded the Moira Gemmill Prize for... more

Graphisoft announce ARCHICAD 22

Graphisoft have announced details of ARCHICAD 22, delivering design tool improvements, enhanced design workflows and significant productivity improvements to its core design processes. Available on both PC and Mac operating systems this latest version includes: a remastered Facade Design workflow providing a flexible design environment for designers to create external or... more

High-Speed 2 (HS2) and BIM

The high-speed railway programme will shortly complete its first steps, a 73-mile Crossrail project that traverses London. The £15.9 billion project has been ongoing since 2009 and is now nearing full operation. BIM has been integral to the project and will continue to be of increasing importance as other HS projects get under way. BIM and High-Speed Railway Are a Perfect Team With... more

Abvent announce Artlantis 7 Render and Studio

Artlantis 7 is the fastest stand-alone 3D rendering and animation software for PC and Mac. Designed especially for architects, interior designers and other design professionals it is a leader in preview window technology and radiosity, also known as global illumination. The new, physically correct Artlantis 7 rendering engine, with its legendary simplicity, allows you to create... more

ARCHICAD Licence options include Subscription

GRAPHISOFT have announced a further extension to the licencing options available for ARCHICAD. In addition to perpetual, fixed term and rental, Applecore Designs are now offering a subscription option on both ARCHICAD Teamwork and ARCHICAD Solo. Which is best? The decision is entirely up to you. "Offering a number of purchasing options means new and existing clients have the... more

Graphisoft Awards 2018 – Submissions Open

The Graphisoft Awards 2018 celebrate the success of projects using ARCHICAD software in the UK and Ireland. The awards create an opportunity to showcase your designs, publicise your studio and acknowledge and reward the hard work of your project team. Projects of all sizes, complexity, innovation and those that demonstrate collaboration are welcome. Awards 2018 Project entries... more

London Office Launch – Kings Cross

Nearly fifty architects and design professionals from across London convened at our Kings Cross venue on 8 March 2018 to celebrate our London office launch event. On arrival new and existing Applecore Designs clients helped themselves to drinks, nibbles and canapes then networked to build relationships and gain visibility. On the Ground Floor of the architecturally interesting York... more

ARCHICAD – Solibri Model Checker link

The free ARCHICAD - Solibri Model Checker (SMC) link adds a quick and convenient bi-directional connection between both systems. The link allows exchange of both the authoring and validation models with partial updates in a real-time design scenario. In addition to the highly reliable "offline" IFC model exchange, this "live" link enables real-time information exchange. Simply... more