Blender 2.8 for architecture

eBook | Paperback

Do you want to start using Blender 2.8 for architecture? With our latest release, you will find a complete guide with detailed explanations on using Blender 2.8 for architecture.

You can get either the digital version or a paperback to keep in your studio or office.

The book covers all essential aspects of using Blender for architecture from modeling, using CAD references, furniture, materials, and also rendering. You can check more details about the content on this page.

Blender 2.8 parametric modeling

eBook | Paperback

The use of parametric controls for 3D modeling in any software can transform your workflow and give you the flexibility to quickly change the shape of any 3D Object.

If you use Drivers, Shape Keys, Hooks, and Custom Properties, you will be able to create parametric controls that will help in architectural modeling projects and also animations. You will be able to add properties to objects that works based on a context.

More information about the book is available on the details page.

Blender 2.9: The beginner's guide

eBook | Paperback

If you are trying to start using Blender and would like a more general guide with a description of tools and core concepts, we have a beginner's guide that could help you start from scratch.

The book covers several aspects of Blender and not only architectural modeling and visualization. We include rendering with both Cycles and Eevee using the same scene as a comparison between the two renderers.

You can get the book in both digital and paperback.

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Blender 2.8 for technical drawing

eBook | Paperback

Have you ever thought about using Blender 2.8 to create technical drawings? With the Blender 2.8 for technical drawing book, you will learn the techniques and tools required to render your objects as if it was a drawing coming from CAD software.

In the book, you will learn all the steps necessary to create a floor plan design from scratch. You will learn how to set up units and work with precision drawings to build walls, windows, and doors. Later you will even add dimension lines to the objects in Blender.

Here you find more examples and a preview of the book contents.

FreeCAD for architectural drawing

eBook (PDF) | eBook (Kindle) | Paperback

Do you want to start using free and open-source software to work in your CAD-related projects? Meet FreeCAD and their incredible array of options to create both technical drawings and 3D models for architecture, engineering, and more.

In this book, you will learn how to use FreeCAD to create traditional technical drawings for architecture. As an example of project development, you will learn how to draw a full-featured floor plan using FreeCAD. We will add to that floor plan all traditional elements from an architectural drawing like furniture, dimension lines, text annotations, and much more.

More details about the book are available on this page.

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