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

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