Blackhawk move from Revit to ARCHICAD

Blackhawk Design and Build made the easy switch from Revit to ARCHICAD and have not looked back. We talked to the Company Director and Chartered Architectural Technologist, Scott Walker to find out why they made the switch to ARCHICAD and how the software has helped his studios design processes and productivity. Blackhawk Design and Build are a family run architectural design and... more

Architects join the fight against COVID-19

COVID-19 around the world has had a dramatic impact on all of our lives and it has had significant ramifications for the construction industry too. One of the most inspiring effects has been the way that so many people are now using their professional skills for completely new purposes. Many architectural studios are among those who are working hard to stop the spread of the virus that... more

Our updated COVID-19 statement – remote working

As coronavirus impacts people not only in the UK but worldwide, our hearts go out to all those who have been affected, directly or indirectly. We would also like to thank the healthcare workers and  local communities around the world who are on the front line working to contain COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we live in an incredibly short amount of time. As... more

Applecore Designs 25th Birthday Award Winners

The votes are in and the judges have awarding out of all the individual category winners, the submission they felt best represented excellence and best practice during the past two decades. The big moment is finally here. We are thrilled to reveal the winners of the Applecore Designs 25th Birthday Awards. 25th Birthday Award, Sustainable Project Winner -  Mikhail Riches Goldsmith... more

Effective ARCHICAD remote working during a pandemic

As coronavirus continues to spread, employees might be asked to work from home. Therefore, employers should look at reviewing possible remote working. But not everyone is prepared to get their work done remotely. Evaluate what software, information and other resources you will need to access in order to maintain your productivity. In recent days we have received more and more... more

25th Birthday Sustainable Project Award

Our 25th Birthday Awards recognise leading architectural studios, design collaborations and project sharing best practice; inspiring others to adopt model based design and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results. The following projects have been shortlisted for the Applecore Designs Sustainable Project Award with the winner being announced on 19 March 2020. Eurobuild... more

25th Birthday Renovation-Retrofit Project Award

Our 25th Birthday Awards recognise leading architectural studios, design collaborations and project sharing best practice; inspiring others to adopt model based design and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results. The following projects have been shortlisted for the Applecore Designs Renovation-Retrofit Project Award with the winner being announced on 19 March... more

25th Birthday BIM Project Award

Our 25th Birthday Awards recognise leading architectural studios, design collaborations and project sharing best practice; inspiring others to adopt model based design and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results. The following projects have been shortlisted for the Applecore Designs BIM Project Award with the winner being announced on 19 March 2020. BGS - Alan... more

25th Birthday Small Project Award

Our 25th Birthday Awards recognise leading architectural studios, design collaborations and project sharing best practice; inspiring others to adopt model based design and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results. The following designs have been shortlisted for the Applecore Designs Small Project Award with the winner being announced on 19 March 2020. alma-nac - Slim... more

Maber Wilsthorpe School – BIM Level 2 project delivered in six weeks

An exciting education project in Derbyshire was completed in super quick time using BIM Level 2 which was assigned for the £12m secondary school new build. Using BIM and ARCHICAD meant that the design was delivered by the appointed architect and lead designer Maber in just 6 weeks. The project itself was Wilsthorpe School situated in Long Eaton – the build formed part of the... more