Free Python script to generate terrains

In landscaping architecture, you will often find two main challenges which are getting vegetation and creating a terrain. For vegetation, you can use one of the several libraries we share with our readers, but for terrain generation, you will have to choose among several alternatives. The vegetation layout will probably be a direct outcome of […]

Archipack Add-on for architectural modeling

Blender has an incredible ecosystem of Add-ons that allow users to create all kinds of tools and automation. Some of those Add-ons are a must have for architecture visualization artists. Recently, I found another one of those tools that you should take a look! The Archipack Add-on is an incredible collection of tools that will […]

Importing furniture models from SketchUp to Blender

Here in Blender 3D Architect, we are always looking for ways to expand our potential resources for architectural visualization. As part of that expansion, we have to look to other tools widely used for architectural modeling. There is one source of 3d models that could provide you with a vast collection of additional furniture models […]

Python for digital artists

Most digital artists have a list of skills that they would love to improve or develop over time. But, there is one particular type that will make gaze upon a monitor and wonder how to get started. I’m talking about scripting. I do know that a significant amount of 3d artists and readers from Blender […]

CutAway Shader: Add-on for section cuts

For architectural visualization presentations, you probably found some projects that required more than a view from the interior of the scene. For instance, a section cut of the project showing the floor plan in perspective or the vertical structure of a building. In Blender, we can use several techniques to create section cuts from models, […]

JARCH Vis: Addon for architectural modeling in Blender

The tools available in Blender to create 3d models for architecture are more than enough to work right out of the box, and get your visualization projects on the way. But, we can always improve the workflow by using some amazing Addons for architectural modeling. And Blender has an amazing ecosystem of developers and Addons […]

Add-on for architectural modeling in Blender: Edge Tools

The use of Add-ons with Blender is a powerful way to improve even more the already nice tools for 3d modeling available with Blender. But, there are some of those add-ons that I do consider a must have for anyone working with architectural modeling. For instance, one of my favorite add-ons is the Edge Tools. […]