Building codes for architecture

A 3d artist that starts working with architectural visualization will have at some point, to talk and discuss architectural and construction details about a project or even read technical drawings. You may have a meeting to clarify some technical aspects of a project, and have the vocabulary and knowledge related to architecture and construction helps […]

Lighting design basics

When you start to work on a project in Blender, you will almost certainly wonder how to solve the lighting of your scenes. You will begin to plan where to place sun lamps, HDR maps, and area lamps. If you are working with either Cycles or Eevee that should be a concern. Despite all technical […]

Residential Interior Design: A Guide to Planning Spaces

If you are starting to work with architectural interiors and doesn’t have a background in interior design or architectural projects may be a challenge to come up with ideas and talk to clients. In this business, you will most likely deal with architects and companies that will require you some knowledge about the basics. Even […]

Blender for video editing and YouTube

In architecture marketing, you will find a lot of efforts to produce not only static images from projects but also some video related material to show a project. If you choose to use Blender as your main software for architectural marketing you will also be able to produce and edit videos for architecture. Blender has […]

Blender 2.8 Quick Start Guide

With the upcoming release of Blender 2.8 and the new interface, tools, and features like Eevee a lot of people will get that feeling of using the software for the first time and looking around for the new options. For new users, even with the revamped interface and look, Blender is still unique might give […]

New Book – 3D modeling in Blender using feet and inches: Quick Guide

The growing interest for Blender in fields like architecture and design is something that is hard to turn around. More people will become interested in using Blender to visualize their designs every day, and Blender 2.8 will raise that even more. We often get messages from designers and architects based in the United States that […]

Free eBook about PBR materials

A term that you often see here in Blender 3D Architect, especially when we share a collection of free textures is PBR. That is an acronym for Physically-Based Rendering, and a significant amount of renderers supports PBR. Among them, we can list Cycles. Do you want to go deeper in your understatement about PBR and […]

200 free art and architecture books

200 free art and architecture books

As part of any process of formal education in visual arts like architecture and design, you will have to study art. How it evolved over the years and a few of the most important names in each field. The information will create a solid base to develop your style and develop references for your work. […]