Studio Drake returns to Archicad

Set up in October 2020, Studio Drake is going from strength to strength and has taken on a number of projects, from small extensions to a development of seven dwellings. The studio’s philosophy is to try to push people to think differently, and primarily designs residential buildings and extensions with a sustainable focus. Why Archicad? Steve Drake of Studio Drake explains how an... more

Simon Mack Architecture Makes the Switch

Based in Henley-on-Thames, Simon Mack Architecture was established nine years ago. The studio specialises in contemporary residential design for new builds, home extensions and renovations. Why Archicad? Simon had been using Autocad for 15 years, but that meant drawing in 2D and then re-doing presentations in 3D. The studio enjoy making  presentations exciting for clients and they... more

SJM Planning praise Archicad

SJM Planning is a planning consultancy based in Kent. The studio works primarily on residential projects including home extensions, new build properties, and office to residential conversions, in addition to projects in the agriculture, equestrian and fisheries industries. How the extended trial helped SJM Planning George Bryant of SJM Planning explained that by receiving the extended... more

Unsworth Architects make the switch to Archicad

Tim Unsworth set up Norwich-based Unsworth Architects in 2018. Specialising in listed building extensions and conversions, Tim works alongside a team of freelance architects and technicians and has recently made the switch to using Archicad. Unsworth Architects on making the switch Tim explained that he had been using Autodesk software - namely Revit and Autocad. Prior to setting up... more

Metric Design Architecture turn to Archicad

Architectural technologist Daniel Poole set up Metric Design Architecture in 2020 amid the global Covid-19 pandemic. To date, the practice has specialised in residential extensions, new build housing for developers and small-scale commercial projects. Metric Design Architecture turn to Archicad Previously employed at Quattro Design, Daniel had instigated the practice's switch to... more

Archicad free for 6 months. Make the Switch.

Archicad and BIMcloud. Free for 6 months. Make the Switch. Since July, hundreds of design studios in the UK have taken advantage of GRAPHISOFT’s furlough your software costs programme providing free commercial use of their award winning model-based design and BIM authoring software, Archicad 24. Design teams have also received BIMcloud, a hosted, real-time collaboration platform... more