Modeling a building in 10 minutes using Blender, Urb, and IFC

When you have to start a modeling project for visualization in Blender, it is a process that can take a considerable amount of time, depending on the resources and references you have at the moment. Wouldn’t it be great to have a way to make a full building design in a couple of minutes? Better […]

Cozy living room with Blender Cycles

To render an architectural visualization project in Blender, you must be comfortable with rendering and modeling settings in general. But, another type of knowledge might become critical for certain types of designs. You must know how to handle camera settings to work with enclosed spaces and render interiors from compact apartments. Those apartments are common […]

Reports

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2020: Week 37

If you missed any of our articles from last week in Blender 3D Architect, you now have the chance to view a summary of all the content we posted. Among the materials, you will always find content related to architecture, furniture models, and also news about Blender. Here is a list of articles from last […]

Residence in Revelstoke with Cycles (Profile)

The project profile series of Blender 3D Architect is a collection of articles aiming for feature projects related to architectural visualization. We invite talented artists to share additional details about each project to demonstrate how they approach each stage. And also allow each author to publicize their work among our readers. How does it work? […]

9 Free architectural projects for FreeCAD

A great way to start using any software you plan to include in an architectural design workflow is with some sample projects. By getting a project with all the features and settings, you can begin to understand how it works and what you can do with such a tool. That is one of the reasons […]

Free furniture: Frame chair for Blender in FBX

A popular resource here in Blender 3D Architect are furniture files that we find online from multiple sources, which offers those assets as a free download. It is a great way to grow an asset library for architecture in Blender. Today you can get a copy of a simple furniture model to include in your […]

How to import SketchUp (SKP) files to Blender 2.9?

In many projects related to architectural visualization using Blender, you can have a starting point from a model received from a client in another software, such as SketchUp. It is quite common to get a SketchUp file from the client and get a request to make it look “pretty” with a render in Cycles. Unfortunately, […]

Blender Collection Manager Add-on

Before we had the massive updates introduced with Blender 2.8 and their revamped user interface, an option from the interface where one of the only few choices to organize a scene, do you remember how layers worked? It was the only way to separate objects in “groups,” and during the transition to version 2.8, we […]