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Free animated doors for interactive architecture

Besides creating some realistic images from 3d models, a new type of visualization is emerging as the future of architectural visualization. A few years ago interactive visualization of architecture was only created by studios or artists looking to prove their technical skills, or fulfill the request of a particular client. Even the consumer level technology […]

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Free download of 4096×4096 leaf textures

When you have to represent nature in architectural visualization, the use of textures can become the small difference between a natural surface, and something that doesn’t resemble a living thing. And to get nature right you probably will need lots of leaf textures. Would you like to download a set of more than 200 textures […]

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Drawing a floor plan in Blender

For most artists Blender is a blessing in the 3d field and allows us to create not only good 3d models but has a powerful and evolving renderer. With Blender Cycles, architectural visualization artists can create some beautiful images for their projects. But, it is not only in the field of visualization that Blender can […]

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The cabinet: Interior scene rendered in Lion Render

It appears that most architectural visualization projects made with Blender and rendered in Cycles have interior scenes as the main subject! Here is another project from an artist called wassim24 and posted at the Blenderartists forums. It is an internal view, and the project name is “The cabinet“. At the bottom of the page, the […]

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Free HDR maps in 16.000 x 8.000 pixels

When you have to setup a scene to render using Blender Cycles for architecture, you may already have noticed that HDR maps are an essential element of getting a high-quality light environment. Of course, a problem in this kind of situation is how to get HDR maps in high resolution? Do you want to download […]

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Free collection of PBR textures

Among the various types of resources I usually find for architectural visualization and that is shared here in Blender 3D Architect, a lot of them lately are coming from game related content. Since game artists also need high-quality textures and furniture, is not unusual to find whole collections of game art that can improve architectural […]

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Bauhaus-inspired bedroom in Cycles

The main reference for a project is most of the time a collection of technical drawings and based on those drawings we can create a detailed 3d model for the project. But, sometimes a photographic reference is enough to give an artist something to pursue. And that is precisely what the artist responsible for this […]

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Studio setup for furniture models

If you have some free time and want to put your modeling skills to the test, one of the best exercises related to architectural visualization is to work on some furniture models. It is a win-win situation in all aspects. First, you get to practice your architectural modeling skills and at the same time will […]