Recommended books about interior design

Having your architectural model ready to render in Cycles will involve two main steps. The first one is to create all architectural elements like walls, windows, doors and more. Once you get them in 3d, the next step is to think about how you will organize furniture and set the primary color scheme for your […]

Recommended monitors for architectural visualization: April 2018

Having an excellent monitor for architectural visualization might give you an important advantage in your projects. The reason to spend a little more money on a top quality monitor is color accuracy. Imagine spending some time adjusting materials, textures, and lights for a project. If you do not have a monitor that can display accurate […]

Best articles from March 2018

We are just starting another month, and in the previous thirty days, Blender 3D Architect readers found about 40-50 articles related to architectural visualization. Among those articles, you will get assets, tutorials and featured projects or interviews with artists. If you missed any of the articles from March 2018, here is a list with some […]

Recommended accessories for architectural visualization

The necessary gear to work with architectural visualization will include a great computer with the required specifications, to handle large amounts of data. But, also some accessories that will give you the necessary tools to manage architectural documents and more. We have today a few recommendations about accessories that you should consider for an architectural […]

Recommended data storage for architectural visualization

During months and years of work, you will eventually have a few gigabytes, or terabytes, of data to keep safe and also use in current projects. Having old projects easily accessible might give you an advantage, especially if you have plans to reuse some of your assets. For instance, you can have some furniture models […]

Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube Desktop

Recommended desktops and workstations for architecture

From all the possible options related to hardware in architectural visualization, choosing a desktop is probably the one giving you the best possible performance. By going with a laptop you will have the benefit of working on the go, but performance will have a lower cap. To render your projects with maximum speed, you will […]

books about architectural visualization

Recommended books about architectural visualization

In our past recommendations, we talked about hardware options for architectural visualization. Today we will approach a different subject, which is books. Our goal with this recommendation is to offer you material to improve your architectural visualization skills and business opportunities. Yes, business opportunities! If you choose wisely the types of books you read, you […]

Laptops for architectural visualization

Recommended laptops for architectural visualization

What type of computer do you need to work with architectural visualization? For most artists working with Cycles to render images, a desktop is their first choice. They will offer an amazing balance between cost and performance. But, is that possible to work mobile with a laptop and still render scenes for architectural visualization? Inspired […]