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 […]

mouses for architectural modeling

Best mouses for architectural modeling

What is the essential device you need to interact with Blender? To work with Blender and produce architectural modeling it is nearly impossible not to use a mouse. Most of the shortcuts and 3d navigation happen with the aid of the mouse. If you got yourself, using a notebook without a mouse. And for any […]

monitor for architectural visualization

How to choose a monitor for architectural visualization?

As a follow up in the series of articles about the best options to get hardware for architectural visualization, it is time to talk about monitors. How do you choose your monitors? Do you get the most significant size available or by resolution? Those are all exceptional characteristics of equipment like a monitor, but none […]

Recommended graphics cards for architectural visualization

Today we will start a new series of articles here in Blender 3D Architect, where we will recommend some of the best hardware to use in architectural visualization. Since that is a question that we often get from readers, and also students from our online training we will make recommendations every Friday. And the first […]