Online Advent Calendar 2020

Our Online Advent Calendar 2020 will be available from Tuesday 1 December to start your countdown to Christmas. For many, an advent calendar is a daily treat of chocolate. For us, it is a more healthy helping of offers, tips and more to thank and assist our clients and prospects during this challenging year. See what we have in store for you EVERY SINGLE DAY until 25 December... more

Cyber Monday 2020

The last official day of a long, deal-heavy weekend, Cyber Monday or Applecore Blue Monday as we like to call it (30 November this year) gives you a chance to buy items on your shopping list from the comfort of your working environment. Despite not officially celebrating Thanksgiving, the UK has embraced this US shopping tradition in the last few years and Cyber Monday has become one... more

Construction Computing Awards 2020

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

A Good Time to Make the Switch to Archicad

Since July, hundreds of design studios in the UK have taken advantage of GRAPHISOFT’s furlough your software costs programme providing free commercial use of Archicad 24 Teamwork and BIMcloud free for 6 months. Micro, small, medium and large studios of architects, technologists, surveyors, interior design and other building designers can take advantage of the programme with... more

Archicad free for 6 months. Make the Switch.

Archicad and BIMcloud. Free for 6 months. Make the Switch. Since July, hundreds of design studios in the UK have taken advantage of GRAPHISOFT’s furlough your software costs programme providing free commercial use of their award winning model-based design and BIM authoring software, Archicad 24. Design teams have also received BIMcloud, a hosted, real-time collaboration platform... more

Predictive Design Technology – Stairs

Staircases have traditionally been a headache for architects. Complicated structures, tight spaces and stringent standards make designing stairs one of the most complicated tasks in architecture. Archicad’s predictive design stair tool simplifies the whole stair design process. Designers choose from multiple design options while Archicad ensures the stairs comply with local and... more

Interspace Project: Design in Archicad

Fanis Anastasiadis is a qualified Architect based in London and has been using Archicad, Cinerender and Twinmotion as his design and presentation tools of choice. Fanis faced a challenging project he designed in Islington whilst working at Scenario Architecture, a studio focused on delivering high quality homes. The project had to take into account the small site squeezed between... more

Introducing our referral program

There is no greater endorsement of excellence in products and services than a recommendation. At Applecore Designs we pride ourselves on delivering a valued, trusted service, and we are always thrilled when our customers speak highly of us to their peers and colleagues. ‘Recent independent research has proven that out of the new studios that became our client during 2019, 100%... more

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