Recommended GPUs for architecture – December update

With the release of Blender 2.8 and Eevee, you may think that having a powerful GPU is not necessary anymore. You may get some great results with Eevee using conventional hardware, but you may face problems with textures in cards that don’t offer that much memory. Choosing a good GPU for your projects may be […]

Recommended monitors for architectural visualization: June 2018

After a few weeks with no recommendations about new products for architectural visualization, we are back with a few updates. Since we got some messages from readers in our inbox asking for suggestions for good monitors on a budget, our list today will focus on affordable monitors. Nowadays we have two great options for monitors […]

Recommended books about furniture layout

At some point in a project, you will start working on a 3d model and get to a room where you won’t find any leads about the layout. Usually, a floorplan will show some rough arrangement for the main furniture pieces in the project. Sometimes you may receive an early sketch of the project that […]

Recommended GPUs for architecture: May Update

For an extended period, we only had one option when upgrading graphics cards for Cycles, which was going for an NVIDIA card. That was because AMD cards still didn’t fully worked with Cycles, which would deprive artists of using GPU rendering features. Luckily for us, things are entirely different nowadays. You have the freedom to […]

Recommended standalone VR headsets

Earlier this week a much-expected product came to make the life of an architectural visualization artist investing in virtual reality more comfortable. The Oculus Go will enable anyone to have a high-quality immersive experience in VR without the need for a smartphone or expensive hardware. That is one of the causes for artists to not […]

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Recommended GPUs for architecture: April Update

What is your most important piece of hardware in your workstation for architectural visualization? If you are serious about delivering high-quality images in short amounts of time, you will need a powerful GPU. To render with Cycles and take full advantage of GPU acceleration you need a capable card that can deliver a combination of […]

Recommended accessories for VR and architecture

When you think about cutting-edge presentations for architectural projects, it is hard not to imagine anything unrelated to virtual reality. Even before the appearance of affordable technologies for VR in latest years, everyone always went to VR as a way to make a positive impression on architecture. Nowadays we have options to deploy presentations in […]

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 […]