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

Waugh Thistleton use ARCHICAD for Ground Breaking Modular Housing Scheme

Established in 1997 Waugh Thistleton Architects is a London based architectural studio producing thoughtful and sustainable projects. The studio is a world leader in engineered timber and pioneer in the field of tall timber buildings. Architect Waugh Thistleton was chosen by Swan Housing Association to deliver a 100% affordable housing scheme. Waugh Thistleton and Watts Grove This... 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

New Applecore Template for ARCHICAD 23

Following the release of ARCHICAD 23, Applecore Designs has updated its template file. A template is a read-only file that acts as a starting point for your project. It contains all project preference settings, attributes, default tool settings, and any placed elements such as section and elevation lines. ARCHICAD is shipped with a template file, located in the Defaults folder,... more

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