FreeCAD for architectural drawing: Available in PDF

Ever since we started to publish books related to Blender and architecture, we get requests from our readers to also make them available in PDF format. Until today we used Amazon as a hub to distribute the books in the Kindle platform for digital content. Today, we are proud to announce that one of our […]

Blender 2.9: The beginner’s guide

The release of Blender 2.8 back in 2019 was a huge milestone for the software and provided us a revamped user interface and some incredible new tools. One example was Eevee that introduced real-time rendering straight to our Viewport. In a couple of days, we will see another leap in Blender development with the upcoming […]

Using FreeCAD to create architectural drawings (New book)

When you start to use open-source tools like Blender to create architectural visualization, you soon begin to look for other potential options to include in a full open-source pipeline. With Blender, you can do a lot for architecture, but in some cases, you might want to look somewhere else for certain types of tasks. For […]

Creating technical drawings with Blender 2.8

One of the main tools used by people working in fields such as architecture, engineering, and design is technical drawings. That is the best way to register and communicate ideas about a project. You can draw using real-world precision and proportions, which will let anyone understand and visualize your proposal. For such graphical pieces, you […]

Blender 2.8 parametric modeling updates

Earlier this week, we released a brand new book covering a technique that can change the way you work with Blender, which is parametric modeling. Have you ever thought about adding parametric properties to objects in Blender? In the book, you will learn how to use Drivers, Shape Keys, Hooks, and Custom Properties in Blender […]

Blender 2.8 for architecture updates

Last month we published an update to our Blender and architecture book that was the starting point for this site back in 2008. Before this update, you only had the option to use a book about Blender and architecture still in version 2.49. The content is now up to date to the latest version of […]

Blender 2.8 and parametrical modeling

Do you want to start working with parametrial modeling in Blender 2.8? We are proud to announce a new book from Blender 3D Architect, which is Blender 2.8 parametric modeling: Drivers, Custom Properties, and Shape Keys for 3D modeling. The book teaches you how to add parametrical controls to objects in Blender using a collection […]

20% discount for Blender Eevee: The guide

One of our latest books that can help you produce architectural visualization using the new resources of Blender 2.8 is on sale at Amazon (20% discount). The book in question is Blender Eevee: The guide to real-time rendering with Blender 2.8. In the book, you will find all the necessary information to start working with […]