Centre Pompidou modelled in ARCHICAD 22

Designed and built in the 1970s, the Centre George Pompidou in Paris is internationally renowned for its modern art collections and for the high modernity of its exterior design. The Centre Pompidou is home to France's National Museum of Modern Art, along with an extensive library and a music and acoustic research centre. Most notably, the centre has earned an international reputation... more

Our 4 Best Designed Airports in the World

The unique requirements of successful airports make design and construction challenging and also make them some of the world's most impressive buildings. But while airports are by necessity designed with efficiency as a top priority, they need not be bland, featureless locations devoid of architectural flair. Our 4 best designed airports in the world prove that design excellence and... more

Our 4 Best Designed Train Stations in Europe

Train stations are busy places where on any given day you can find people rushing to get to work at the start of a new day, or homeward bound at the end of one; people greeting one another hello, and people making their goodbyes. They’re so busy, in fact, that we rarely get the chance to notice just how stunningly beautiful some of these places are. Here, we take the opportunity to... more

Architects Poised to Take Industry Leadership

With the advent of BIM Level 2 and data driving the industry’s future, there are not only changes to the technology, process and delivery, but also to the leadership playing field. The BIM process requires that data is brought together (federated). This enables interrogation to take place in a more controlled and visible environment. Consequently, architects find themselves able to... more

Why not have a fixed term ARCHICAD licence?

Over the last few years, software licensing has shifted from perpetual device-based licensing to user-based subscription licensing. Scott Berry, Managing Director at Applecore Designs Limited, has gone one step further and introduced a bespoke fixed term software agreement for his clients. Scott explains,“Rather than approach the market from a seller’s perspective, we are looking... 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

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

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