Moving to Model-based Design

How do you migrate from a 2D drawing system to model-based design? How should training be rolled out? And what are the common issues usually encountered? Design studios, contractors, national governments and clients are implementing collaborative processes that effectively and efficiently collate and manage data. While some small to medium companies are at the forefront of this move,... more

Applecore Designs Advent Calendar 2018

Our Online Advent Calendar 2018 will be available from Saturday 1 December to start your countdown to Christmas. Advent Calendar 2018 Once again you will be able to open a virtual door each day up to 25 December. Every door of our advent calendar is packed with offers, free objects, tips, services and more. Make sure you visit every day to see what we have in store for you. So be... more

Have you seen our Black Friday deals?

In the UK, Black Friday is fast becoming the biggest and best day in the shopping year to hunt for an offer or discount. Though its roots originate in the US, the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy made its way to the UK back in 2010. While the discounts are traditionally on for one day only, some shops such as Currys PC World, Argos and Amazon, extend their discounts during the whole... more

ARCHICAD 22 Road Test: How it Works

If you are thinking about implementing model based design in your studio, then our ARCHICAD 22 road test could be a great option. ARCHICAD offers a huge range of time-saving and cost-effective benefits, but the idea of having to learn a new tool can sometimes be off-putting. Now, there’s a much easier way: the ARCHICAD 22 Road Test, a training course that’s designed to help you... more

London Office Launch – Kings Cross

Nearly fifty architects and design professionals from across London convened at our Kings Cross venue on 8 March 2018 to celebrate our London office launch event. On arrival new and existing Applecore Designs clients helped themselves to drinks, nibbles and canapes then networked to build relationships and gain visibility. On the Ground Floor of the architecturally interesting York... more

We love you – ARCHICAD cashback offer

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up and because we love you, we’re offering up to £400.00 cashback on a perpetual licence of the award winning ARCHICAD 21. Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays season is just a sweet memory and 2018 is well underway it’s the perfect time to think about changing your design software. Whether you are sole practitioner using a 2D... 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

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

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

ARCHICAD 21 Training & Consultancy

ARCHICAD 21 introduces new stair and railing tools, updated ‘world class’ rendering, collision detection, enhancements to OPEN BIM workflows, and a number of productivity updates. Hands-on training courses are the best way to get started with the latest features/functions and assist with migrating projects, and we are offering ARCHICAD 21 training courses to help you get to grips... more