IFC.js with support for Ambient Occlusion

What steps do you usually take to share a 3D model of a project with a client? If you develop your designs in 3D, it would be great to share that data with anyone involved. A 3D model is a powerful way to demonstrate ideas and collect feedback to improve the project further. However, it […]

FLOSS workflow for architecture (Mixed-use building)

By the end of last month, I posted here in Blender 3D Architect an article about a project developed with an entire FLOSS workflow. The project’s author used many different tools to create the design. They were starting with FreeCAD to create 3D models and layouts of the house and going to other stages of […]

Mill table: Open-source furniture design (Woodwork)

When you think about the word open-source, it might give you the impression that it applies to software only with projects like Blender. But, the concept goes way beyond that and involves physical objects like furniture. An example is the Mill Table from Giorgio Gibiino. He and the team from StudioGIB develop open-source designs by […]

IFC.js updates: Selections and filters

How do you organize your modeling projects for architecture? A way of doing that in Blender is using collections to segment and assign meaning to 3D objects. With a complex design, it is critical to have such a level of organization. If you want to go further with that type of optimization, you should look […]

Heck Residence: Full architectural project download (#Updates 2)

A few days ago, we shared a project from the OpeningDesign studio with an entire architectural project that you can download. They adopt the same open-source philosophy to their designs and make all the files available for anyone to download. At the time, you could grab several files from the Heck Residence, which includes technical […]

Locker room project in FreeCAD (Free architectural design)

A great way of learning how to create architectural designs is to open and inspect existing projects to see how an architect expresses their ideas. If you have access to the technical documentation produced for that design, it can give you unique insights. A couple of weeks ago, we shared an initiative from a studio […]

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