Importing SKP files to Blender 2.8 – Updates

Update (May 2020): Here is the most up to date info about an SKP importer for Blender 2.8x. As an architectural visualization artist, you will probably receive lots of projects from clients and architects to use as a starting point for a rendering. It could be a piece of furniture or a full 3D model. […]

Lily Surface Scrapper: Automatically import PBR materials

Besides furniture models for your interior visualization projects in Blender, you all have to build a vast library of PBR materials to speed up your production workflow. Having those materials ready for use is a challenge because you will have to download all maps and set up a new surface in Blender every time. Wouldnt […]

Creating BIM files with Blender (IFC Export updates)

When you think about a tool that can help architects and engineers to work with BIM data, you will hardly think about Blender. For architecture and design, you will connect Blender to the visualization stage of a project. A couple of weeks ago, we shared some interesting news about the development of an Add-on for […]

MeasureIt-ARCH: Dimension lines for architecture in Blender

In the architectural design stage, you will probably want to create some concept models with a few ideas for a project. During that stage, you might have some images to share with coworkers or the customer who is hiring you to create the designs. Those images would benefit a lot if they had some dimension […]

Using Blender to create IFC (BIM) files

We often talk about Blender as an essential tool for project marketing or to develop ideas that will later become an original architectural design. Those designs will require a plan, technical drawings, and more. In today’s market, it is hard not to deal with technologies like BIM for project development. The relation of Blender with […]

Blender 2.8 modeling: Three-point arches for architecture

In architectural modeling, it is common to have a few shapes using arches like windows and doors. If you have to create such models in Blender, you will have to use the Spin tool to create such the main shape. Unlike CAD design software that offers a wide range of options to create arches, like […]

Floor board generator updated to Blender 2.8

For artists working with Blender to create architectural visualization using Add-ons for modeling is essential for both speed and efficiency. You will be able to quickly create architectural elements like walls, windows, and roofs. The process of making those elements “manually” would require several hours of work that you save using an Add-on. When Blender […]

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