ARCHICAD helps studios punch above their weight

When it comes to taking on large design projects, the bigger studios often have an advantage. With fewer designers and resources, it can be tough for small studios to compete successfully for large scale projects, and difficult to attract big name clients. One way in which small studios can work to overcome this problem is to move up to model-based design. Award winning ARCHICAD, has... more

ARCHICAD 22 Solo announced

Based on the award-winning model based design and BIM authoring software, ARCHICAD Teamwork, ARCHICAD Solo is aimed at individual practitioners and micro design studios. The latest version ARCHICAD 22 Solo scheduled to be released on 6 August 2018 provides powerful advantages over 2D CAD solutions – operating on a building focused, 3D model-based design... more

Community project shortlisted for CIAT Award

The AT Awards celebrate architectural technology at its finest, awarding premier accolades that recognise outstanding achievement in the industry. Entrants are assessed based on their innovative application of architectural technology, with a set trio of criteria: economical construction, environmental sustainability, and durable performance. The Alan King Award for Excellence in... 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

Hudson Architects ‘The Machrie’

Award-winning Hudson Architects, based in Norwich and London is delivering a new hotel on the Isle of Islay in Scotland. We spoke to John Nortcliffe, Head of Commercial about how the studio is approaching and overcoming some of the challenges of this complex project. Hudson Architects ‘The Machrie’ 'The Machrie’ is a 47-bedroom hotel and 18-hole championship links golf... more

Channel Partner of the Year 2017

Applecore Designs Limited are thrilled to be named a finalist at the forthcoming Construction Computing Awards, nominated as ‘Channel Partner of the Year 2017’ for the third successive year. The awards, affectionately known as 'The Hammers', are now in their twelfth year and showcase and reward the technology, tools, and solutions for the effective design, construction,... more

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