Supporting designers during COVID with free Archicad

As a GRAPHISOFT partner, Applecore Designs would like to share the many ways we have jointly been helping studios throughout COVID-19 and the transition period after Brexit. During lockdown, Zoom discarded the 40 minute time limit for free basic account holders, which in turn, helped schools continue teaching their students throughout , and also made it easier for friends and family... more

Graphisoft announces Archicad 24

Graphisoft has announced details of Archicad 24, delivering design tool improvements, enhanced design workflows and significant productivity improvements to its core design processes. Available on both PC and Mac operating systems this latest version includes: Integrated Design with Structural Analytical Models, MEP tools, and model quality checking. Change tracking and model... more

Cloud Based Working

By now, almost everyone will have heard of and used the cloud. The cloud simply refers to servers that are accessed over the internet, rather than localised servers and computers in the workplace. By using cloud based systems, you can access your files, especially when working remotely. Cloud-based systems Google has an expansive list of apps which are cloud-based. Google Drive,... more

Effective ARCHICAD remote working during a pandemic

As coronavirus continues to spread, employees might be asked to work from home. Therefore, employers should look at reviewing possible remote working. But not everyone is prepared to get their work done remotely. Evaluate what software, information and other resources you will need to access in order to maintain your productivity. In recent days we have received more and more... 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

BIMcloud and BIMcloud Basic

BIMcloud enables real-time, secure teamwork for multiple designers to work on a model and documentation simultaneously, regardless of the project size and the location of the design studios. The new installation sees the two versions branded together – "BIMcloud" and "BIMcloud Basic", compared to "BIMcloud" and "BIM Server" for previous versions. BIMcloud Basic (previously BIM... more

BIM Conference 2017 – Main presentations

Returning for a eighth successive year on Thursday 21 September, the BIM Conference 2017 offered clear, accurate and unbiased guidance on how openBIM is used on projects. Below are the main presentations from knowledgeable speakers in their field with the BIM Conference 2017 focusing on the practical support available, enabling businesses across the Construction Industry to move from... more