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

ARCHICAD overcomes unique ‘Planning Challenge’ for ArchiWildish

ArchiWildish Ltd used ARCHICAD to overcome a unique planning challenge for a disabled client in Warwickshire. Mark Wildish MCIAT is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and founder Director at ArchiWildish Ltd. Mark informed Applecore Designs how his client, a wheelchair-bound paraplegic, could not access the rooms upstairs in the barn conversion he lived in with his wife and their... more

Lunch and Learn Webinar Series 1 – View Recordings

Our series of Lunch and Learn webinar recordings have demonstrated model based design and the coordination of BIM data. Lunch and Learn - Mobile Communication with BIMx BIMx (Building Explorer) for iOS and Android is an innovative, interactive, communication tool for building design professionals setting new standards for design communication and presentation in the AEC... more

BIMx and BIMx PRO supports Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mounted smartphone running iOS (version 2016.3.530) or Android (version 2016.3.561). The fold-out cardboard viewer is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR applications such as the award winning BIMx app. The viewer is used by placing a smartphone into the... more

BIMx now offers full BIM data access

GRAPHISOFT® has introduced significant updates to its multi award-winning BIM presentation and communication app, BIMx (Building Explorer)  for integrated 2D and 3D building project navigation. From the designer’s desk to onsite coordination, take your project with you wherever you go! Even the most complex and extensive models published from ARCHICAD can be presented on... more

Implementing ARCHICAD – BPN Architects interview

Award winning BPN Architects is ahead of the curve and have seen opportunities in delivering BIM to their clients. Phill Shepherd discusses implementing ARCHICAD across their studio. BPN Architects was founded in 1996 by Mark Bryant, Larry Priest and Richard Newman, with a collaborative approach to designing buildings and spaces, working alongside clients, end-users, artists,... 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

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