Women in Architecture Awards 2018

In March 2018 the Women in Architecture awards were announced with The Architectural Review and The Architects' Journal naming Sandra Barclay Architect of the Year for 2018. Barclay has earned this prestigious award for her work on Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas by Barclay & Crousse. Also of note this year, newcomer Gloria Cabral has been awarded the Moira Gemmill Prize for... more

Scenario House – BIM collaboration on a renovation project

Scenario Architecture has started their second decade specialising in the high end residential sector, focusing on creating homes that are beautiful, functional, and ideally suited to each client. During the past decade Scenario Architecture design studio was constantly adopting and optimising BIM processes, usually deployed on large projects by larger studios, to work smoothly and... more

High-Speed 2 (HS2) and BIM

The high-speed railway programme will shortly complete its first steps, a 73-mile Crossrail project that traverses London. The £15.9 billion project has been ongoing since 2009 and is now nearing full operation. BIM has been integral to the project and will continue to be of increasing importance as other HS projects get under way. BIM and High-Speed Railway Are a Perfect Team With... more

ARCHICAD Licence options include Subscription

GRAPHISOFT have announced a further extension to the licencing options available for ARCHICAD. In addition to perpetual, fixed term and rental, Applecore Designs are now offering a subscription option on both ARCHICAD Teamwork and ARCHICAD Solo. Which is best? The decision is entirely up to you. "Offering a number of purchasing options means new and existing clients have the... more

Lunch and Learn Webinar Series 5 – View recordings

Recorded sessions of our fifth "lunch and learn" webinar series, illustrating how to use model based design for a new build development are no available below. Withypit Lane is a virtual site in Central England where the brief is to provide new affordable housing with flexible accommodation. Recorded Sessions Each recorded webinar covers a different aspect of the design process,... more

Graphisoft Awards 2018 – Submissions Open

The Graphisoft Awards 2018 celebrate the success of projects using ARCHICAD software in the UK and Ireland. The awards create an opportunity to showcase your designs, publicise your studio and acknowledge and reward the hard work of your project team. Projects of all sizes, complexity, innovation and those that demonstrate collaboration are welcome. Awards 2018 Project entries... more

Scenario uses ARCHICAD to its full potential

For a small studio like Scenario Architecture, it’s difficult to compete on the same level as their larger counterparts but using model-based technology to its full potential and engaging in the BIM process goes a long way towards closing the gap. Why should small studios adopt model based design and BIM? For SMEs, there are several good reasons to adopt BIM studios in designing and... more

Dreamstones Chalet in the French Alps

A cosy chalet tucked away in the French Alps was a design challenge that produced fantastic results for Dreamstones and for their client. Dreamstones Team Dreamstones is a design and build company that works with international clients looking to build or renovate in France. The team comprises surveyors, architects, engineers, project managers and offers clients complete design and... more

ARCHICAD – Solibri Model Checker link

The free ARCHICAD - Solibri Model Checker (SMC) link adds a quick and convenient bi-directional connection between both systems. The link allows exchange of both the authoring and validation models with partial updates in a real-time design scenario. In addition to the highly reliable "offline" IFC model exchange, this "live" link enables real-time information exchange. Simply... more

We love you – ARCHICAD cashback offer

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up and because we love you, we’re offering up to £400.00 cashback on a perpetual licence of the award winning ARCHICAD 21. Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays season is just a sweet memory and 2018 is well underway it’s the perfect time to think about changing your design software. Whether you are sole practitioner using a 2D... more