Maber’s Isaac Newton Building : How ARCHICAD Eased Tight Deadlines

The Isaac Newton Building is somewhat unusual in that it is purpose-built as a school of Engineering. At the time of its construction, it was the first such building in the UK for more than 20 years. Located on the Brayford campus of the University of Lincoln, construction was a collaboration between the University of Lincoln and Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery LTD (SITL). The... more

Create Design : Workflow overhaul makes an ambitious project a reality

Many architectural projects evolve as they move nearer to completion, but few undergo as many changes as the Ratcliff, East London site that Create Design was tasked with. Initially, the project involved the construction of a block of 33 apartments; subsequently a second and then a third building was added to the brief. For Create Design, adopting BIM and ARCHICAD was a decision that... more

Penoyre Prasad’s University of Kent Templeman Library

The University of Kent’s Templeman Library has finally completed its amazing transformation. Headed by architectural firm Penoyre Prasad, the extensive two-phase expansion and refurbishment project has reimagined the library as a contemporary learning centre, while maintaining its importance as a central campus structure. A multi award-winning project, the library extension has... more

WM Design’s Transition from 2D FlatCAD to Model Based Design

WM Design & Architecture made the transition from 2D FlatCAD to Model Based Design a number of years ago and the studio has never looked back. Formed in 1993 by Nigel Marland and Adrian Williamson, WM Design & Architecture is an Anglesey based CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) studio. Prior to forming the studio, both worked for over a decade in the... 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

Chadwick Dryer Clarke: Transition from AutoCAD to ARCHICAD

Chadwick Dryer Clarke based in Cambridge, are a team of architects and designers committed to excellence in architectural design and looked to implement a BIM workflow. The sectors they work in include residential, educational, retail and commercial. Their team is united by a passion for architecture and design, and this is supported by their knowledge-base and... more

The Bradford College – ARCHICAD 19 Signature Building

The Bradford College David Hockney Building’s design is centered around the College’s vision of creating a space that encourages and supports innovative forms of teaching and learning. Project background In 2008, the College embarked upon a comprehensive redevelopment strategy funded by the Learning and Skills Council. In 2009, the LSC withdrew the funds and the College was... more

BRP Architects Do It Again!

We are always happy to see one of our clients succeed, so we were delighted to see that users BRP Architects have done it again. Below is their post about their newest design in Worcestershire. As always, you can read the original here. brp architects are happy to have received very high praise for the new Health and Well being Campus, nearing completion at Worcester. The scheme which... more

Making Old Become New, and Efficient

Constructive Thinking Studio, based in Liverpool, is a design-led practice which has quality of design at the heart of its role. Very experienced in sustainable design the Practice is fully accredited Code for Sustainable Homes, On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (ONDEA), and advises on early-stage energy strategies. This project is the reinstatement of a pair of three storey... more