Grasshopper – ARCHICAD Live Connection Update

GRAPHISOFT® has released an update to its intelligent Grasshopper-ARCHICAD Live Connection.  This industry-first, bi-directional “live” connection allows Rhino/Grasshopper users to connect to a professional BIM software, ARCHICAD. Developed by GRAPHISOFT, Rhino-Grasshopper-ARCHICAD connections allow architects to leverage the strengths of the three design environments --... more

‘VR for Architecture’ added to the CIAT CPD Register

Our recent course CPD submission to the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) entitled ‘How Virtual Reality saves time and resources - VR for Architecture’ has been accepted and will be included on the CIAT CPD Register. Scott Berry Managing Director stated "We are very pleased to have our course content accepted by the Institute and would like to thank Noora... more

Implementation – Are you ready for BIM?

The implementation of BIM Level 2 on Government projects  means that all public building projects will only be given to firms that have embrace the process. We have written a five-part series to explain the change that BIM will bring and how to prepare your practice implementation for this. A quick overview of what these posts are about can be seen below: Part 1: What is... more

BIMx Pro – Present your designs on the move

Present your designs on the move with BIMx which has already been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Its true potential, however, comes to life with the brand new BIMx PRO function set taking the app to new levels, giving all users much wider access to both the 3D model and associated 2D drawings and documents. BIMx PRO was recently featured on the new I-pad... more

ARCHICAD 20 – A fresh look at BIM

GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software developer for architects and designers, announced today the latest version of its industry-leading BIM software solution.  ARCHICAD 20 features a brand new, high resolution “flat-design” graphical UI that sets the new version apart from run-of-the-mill BIM tools. Underneath the surface, a number of important... more

Award Winning Energy Efficient Family Home

ARCHICAD users John McCall Architects are a Liverpool-based architectural practice currently celebrating their 25th Anniversary. Designing all forms of  energy efficient housing for sale or letting, along with commercial and community architecture, focused on the aspirations of clients, users, and residents. They believe that sustainability should be central to every proposal, this... more

Scottish Architect’s Award for Sustainable Design

Scottish architectural team , MAC Architects, has picked up two prestigious industry awards for their innovative and sustainable new build project at the Aberdeen Society of Architects (ASA) Design Awards. Headquartered in Newmachar, the RIAS chartered architects’ practice embraces the very latest 3D BIM software to design, present and delivers projects of all scales. Jonathan... more

3D Technology: The Future of Landscape Architecture

Green designs and green spaces are something that is becoming more and more prominent in today’s urban areas. With many new developments both residential and commercial providing dedicated “green” spaces in their complexes; it is not surprising that the industry itself is evolving. Award winning landscape designer, Jim Fogarty says these changes are due to the increased... more