Graphisoft ARCHICAD 23 and NBS Chorus

NBS and GRAPHISOFT have created an improved workflow between ARCHICAD models and NBS specifications. A new add-on has been released enabling a link between ARCHICAD 23 and NBS Chorus on PC and Mac. NBS Chorus is a cloud-based specification platform, allowing architects and building industry professionals to create specifications. This direct link with ARCHICAD enables users to create... more

Applecore Designs Advent Calendar 2019

It's not long now until Christmas, and the time has almost come to begin truly immersing yourself into the festive spirit by delving into your Advent calendar. Technically, Advent doesn't actually always begin on 1 December – however, this year it does. For many, it is a daily treat of chocolate. For us, it is offers, free objects, tips  and more to thank our clients for their... more

We have updated our ARCHICAD Training Courses

Applecore Designs has developed a number of training exercises and courses, including introductory courses to help get started with ARCHICAD efficiently and courses designed for more advanced users. On-going consultancy and template development is also provided. Following recent version upgrades, and customer feedback, we are making some changes to our classroom courses from January... more

Abvent announces Artlantis 2020

Abvent Group have recently announced the latest version of its flagship architectural rendering software, Artlantis. Artlantis 2020 introduces a palette of new features and subtle settings that further enhance the quality and realism of renderings. A pioneer in architectural visualisation, Artlantis is the easiest and fastest solution for creating photorealistic renderings and... more

Construction Computing Awards 2019

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

Mikhail Riches win RIBA Stirling Prize 2019

The RIBA Stirling Prize winner has been announced, and we would like to congratulate ARCHICAD users Mikhail Riches for winning the prestigious RIBA award. For 50 years RIBA awards have been recognised industry wide as being a hallmark of excellence in architecture. The RIBA regional and national awards culminate to create a shortlist of projects that are then considered for the RIBA... more

ARCHICAD Teamwork Exclusive Features

As the name suggests, ARCHICAD Teamwork helps a design team collaborate, allowing the team to work together to produce a Virtual Building model and associated drawings and documentation. However, there are also a number of other features and benefits that it offers over the Solo version. ARCHICAD Teamwork exclusive features are as follows:- BIMcloud and Teamwork Graphisoft BIMcloud... more

Winner Revealed Grand Designs House Of the Year 2019

Grand Designs House of the Year is awarded to the best example of a one-off house designed by an architect in the UK. The final episode was shown  yesterday the Shortlist was announced along with  -House Lessans, designed by McGonigle McGrath, being  named RIBA House of the Year House Lessans, designed by McGonigle McGrath, being named RIBA House of the Year Applecore... more

Japan’s tallest building designed by Pelli Architects

Based in New Haven, Connecticut, the architecture firm has revealed its design, approximately 1,083-foot-tall (330-meter-tall) skyscraper that will rise in Tokyo and is scheduled to be completed in March 2023. The building is one of three skyscrapers being designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for developer Mori as part of the Toranomon-Azabudai district in central Tokyo, where... more

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