Blender and Cycles for architecture

Blender and Cycles for architecture: Loft

When you must start a project that will show only a particular angle of a room, do you create the full ambient? The best approach in situations like this is to place the camera and work only on what will appear. In the context of Blender and Cycles for architecture. Is there anything important that […]

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Reduce noise on Cycles: Free Node Groups

By the time we started to play around with Cycles for architecture, we had begun to live with a common characteristic of their renders. I’m talking about noise. That grainy look on your images at their early stages. Some people might stare at the monitor screen for quite some time waiting for the noise to […]

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Living room made with Blender and Cycles

As the first step to any architectural visualization project, you have to decide wich parts of the project will get featured on your renders. A decision like this may drive all development of the project. When you don’t have a clue about camera position, framing or other details about the project things usually take longer […]

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Blender and Octane Render: Apartment for students

When you get to see an architectural project that deals with residential spaces for students, you most certainly form a picture of uncomfortable spaces with only a simple bed and a desk. That is not the case of the “Apartment for students” shared by matelek at the BlenderArtists forums. The collection of incredible and beautiful […]

Project development for architecture with Blender

Project development for architecture with Blender

The project development for architecture with Blender involves a lot of steps and must evolve to the construction stage. Some architects like to state that no project is ever finished, just abandoned at some point in time. An aspect of the relation of architecture and art, some people say. Since most of the articles and […]

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Hairdresser: Interior visualization with Blender

From this past few weeks that I was working on the contents of new courses in Blender 3D Architect, and was unable to post new articles. In the meantime, some impressive projects have shown up on Blenderartists. And to catch up on a few selected projects, let me show you an impressive project from an […]

Flexform Happy Chaiselongue

Flexform Happy Chaiselongue

When we have to search for 3d models related to architecture, a common question is about the compatibility with Blender. Can we use a particular model with Blender? That is not the case of this Flexform Happy Chaiselongue that has even materials for Cycles. For architectural visualization artists seeking furniture models to use in Blender, […]

Free low poly plants

Free low poly plants for Blender and Unreal

As part of the process of updating my course of architectural visualization with Blender and Unreal, I’m looking for assets for my students. Besides the architectural part of the project, you probably will want to add some plants and vegetation. Here is a free low poly plants set I found that will suit both Unreal […]