ARCHICAD – Solibri Model Checker link

The free ARCHICAD - Solibri Model Checker link adds a quick and convenient bi-directional connection between ARCHICAD and SMC. After installing the SMC add-on in ARCHICAD, and pointing it to the SMC install folder, users can export their designs to SMC in a flash using the add-on's menu items. Make sure Solibri is not running, then simply choose 'Export to SMC' from the SMC menu.... 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

Collaboration: Model Checking and Viewing

Collaboration has evolved significantly since the days of the floppy disc with a DWG file on it. Despite the fact that 3D models are larger, the cloud and mobile technology are bringing a new way of working. The DWG file, Autodesk’s proprietary file format, has become the chosen format in the AEC industry to send and receive 2D drawings, making it the common language across the... more

BIM Conference 2015

Applecore Designs are delighted to inform you that we will again be a supporter of the BIM Conference. This year's event will be held on Thursday 11 June 2015. Returning for a fourth successive year and with the UK government requiring collaborative 3D BIM on all its projects by 2016, the BIM Conference 2015 will concentrate on BIM Implementation. With clear, accurate and... more

Solibri Model Checker 9

October sees the launch of Version 9 of the Solibri Model Checker. Local rule sets are enhanced, easier to find and configure. Different rule sets can be applied to different parts of the build, so additional checks can be performed as the build develops. Licence management has also been updated, with a new cloud-based licensing system. Easy Access and Management In the... more

Solibri Model Checker – COBie coordination

The UK Government has specified COBie as the format it will use to manage the design, construction and operation of public buildings. COBie, delivered in as a spread sheet, is a data standard used to document and share structured information about the building and infrastructure for operations and management of the building. This includes four data drops during the delivery... more