Free glass materials pack for the Unreal Engine

The future of architectural visualization has close ties with real-time rendering and most of the marketing is shifting to that technology. You will see a lot more people choose Eevee instead of Cycles in the coming months and the popularity of solutions like the Unreal Engine is a great indicator of that fact. If you […]

Free Volumetric Clouds for landscape architecture

In the modern architectural visualization market, you sometimes will have to use tools and assets from other fields, like game development. The line separating architectural visualization and game development become a little more blurred every year. One of the most popular game development tools used by architectural visualization artists is the Unreal Engine. You can […]

Lighting for architecture in the Unreal Engine

One of the topics that always makes people stop for a moment to either read a tutorial or watch a scene breakdown is lighting. The subject is complicated and hard to master because each scene has a particular need and no formula will work for all environments. You have to develop an excellent basis to […]

3D Presentation creator for the Unreal Engine

Using game development technology to present architectural projects is a powerful way to give life to your ideas. An artist can create an interactive visualization that allows a potential customer how their future home or business will look. They can have an immersive walkthrough experience. What if you don’t want to create a traditional walkthrough […]

Unreal Water

Free water shader for the Unreal Engine

The modeling stage of any project is just the first step in a series of tasks you have to perform, to create an architectural visualization. Coming right after the modeling is the material editing, which may take a significant amount of time. But, having an extensive library of pre-made materials could dramatically give you an […]

50 free book textures and models for the Unreal Engine

Besides using Blender for architectural visualization, we also believe that the Unreal Engine is an incredible resource for interactive projects. For artists looking to create applications for their projects, using the Unreal Engine will give you a wide list of benefits. It is not an open source solution, but for architectural visualization, you won’t have […]

Free ocean-water simulation tool for the Unreal Engine

For architectural visualization projects using the Unreal Engine, you will find plenty resources for interior scenes. But, for exteriors requiring natural landscapes, you might have a hard time finding useful tools. If your project needs a large water surface like an ocean or lake, you may end up with a flat plane with a water […]

Datasmith will speed up archiviz using the Unreal Engine

Architectural visualization artists using various software to show their projects knows that getting data from one place to another is a synonym to rework. On best case scenarios, you will only have to make minor adjustments to materials or textures. But, in reality, you will have to make a full review of all settings to […]