SketchUp importer for Blender 2.82a released

An architectural visualization project usually starts from a reference file received from the client, which could be either a set of technical drawings or a 3D model. Sometimes you might receive an SKP file from SketchUp with a rough model and some basic layout. Until a couple of weeks ago, we only had an option […]

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Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2020: Week 20

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 […]

23 Free PBR textures for architecture (Parquet)

As an artist working with architectural visualization, you will have to build an extensive library with assets that will help you to set up a scene quickly. From HDR maps to PBR textures, you will need all those assets. Nowadays, it is easy to find online libraries offering those resources in creative commons zero. That […]

Residential interior: From ArchiCAD to Blender Cycles (Profile)

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

Free furniture: Bambi armchair for Blender (FBX)

In fields like product design and furniture modeling, it is common to adopt other procedures like NURBS. That is an acronym for Non-uniform rational basis spline. It uses a combination of curves and surfaces to create 3D models. Depending on your modeling “target,” the use of NURBS tools might make the entire process a lot […]

39 Living room interior with Cycles (Profile)

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

Cantilevered stair model for Blender: Free construction details (IFC)

A significant number of artists that work with architectural visualization doesn’t have a background with technical drawing or experience with architectural details. That is not a problem in the vast majority of cases, because you don’t need this type of experience to create architectural renders. However, it is always a plus to study and analyze […]