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

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

BIMx helps BRP win Apra House Award

Celebrations were held recently for BRP Architects as they won  Small Project of the Year for Apra House. The project heavily used modern technologies and featured the use of BIM product of the year ARCHICAD combined with the award winning Mobile/Field App BIMx. BRP Architects Project - Apra House The Market Harborough project came about when Dr and Mrs Platts commissioned BRP... more

HollandGreen Architecture, Interiors & Gardens wins prestigious Architectural Award

The team at HollandGreen are celebrating after winning a BUILD Architecture Award for ‘Most Innovative High-End Residential Architecture Practice (England)’ recently. The award gives the studio national recognition and acknowledgement for their innovative working practices that is a crucial component of the business. The BUILD awards were launched in 2015, and their aim is to... 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

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

Moving to Model-based Design

How do you migrate from a 2D drawing system to model-based design? How should training be rolled out? And what are the common issues usually encountered? Design studios, contractors, national governments and clients are implementing collaborative processes that effectively and efficiently collate and manage data. While some small to medium companies are at the forefront of this move,... more

GRAPHISOFT announces ARCHICAD 23

GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solution provider for architects and designers, has announced ARCHICAD 23, the latest version of its award-winning BIM software solution. ARCHICAD 23 vastly improves perceived performance of essential processes. ARCHICAD 23 sets new benchmarks in BIM software responsiveness and improves interoperability with... more