Rural house Blender Cycles

Rural house with Blender Cycles

What is the most challenging type of render for exteriors? Some would say that adding large areas of vegetation and plants, could increase both difficulties and render times. If you get the right tools and Add-ons for Blender nowadays, it won’t be much hard to create a large surface of foliage. Here is an excellent […]

convert max files without 3ds Max

How to convert max files without 3ds Max

When you start to work with architectural visualization, you eventually will have to deal with proprietary file formats, which will give you some headaches to manipulate. Among those formats are the DWG and MAX. Do we get questions like; how to convert max files without 3ds Max? Is that possible to convert a max file […]

Weekly summary: Cafe project, export IFC, and monitors

Every week we prepare a list of the assets our premium subscribers receive, as part of their subscription. When you have a premium subscription from Blender 3D Architect, four times a week, you receive assets by email. And can also download them later, in our premium assets page (for some plans). The assets usually range […]

monitor for architectural visualization

How to choose a monitor for architectural visualization?

As a follow up in the series of articles about the best options to get hardware for architectural visualization, it is time to talk about monitors. How do you choose your monitors? Do you get the most significant size available or by resolution? Those are all exceptional characteristics of equipment like a monitor, but none […]

Lit: Residential interior with Blender Cycles

When you start to set up a project for architectural visualization in Blender, you probably will follow a few guidelines for lighting. One of the most common nowadays is to get an HDR map in the background, which will help you to spread diffuse light all around your scene. That was not the case with […]

126 free low poly furniture models

120 free low poly furniture models

For a realistic rendering of a scene you would want to look for furniture models that have a considerable amount of detail, and high-polygon count. That type of model will fit just fine with renderings in Cycles. But, what about the opposite? If you don’t have low-poly models in your library, you will have the […]

Free online training for Blender and architecture

One of the oldest projects that we have here at Blender 3D Architect, which for several reasons we were unable to finish is basic training for artists starting to use Blender. With the focus on architectural visualization. In recent months a significant amount of artists became interested in Blender. Much of that interest is a […]

Residential complex in Cycles

Residential complex with Blender Cycles, Lumion, and GIMP

The usual artwork related to Blender and architectural visualization will usually involve the creation of a residential or commercial interior, and sometimes the exterior. That is what we typically find in most artists portfolios. Big architectural projects like shopping malls, residential complexes, and office buildings are not quite common. But, that is not because people […]