Cycles X and the future of rendering in Blender

This past week we achieved an excellent mark for the Blender community with the tenth anniversary of Cycles as the advanced renderer for our beloved 3D tool. It all began back in Blender 2.61, and it took the market by storm and quickly became the default option to render. For those of you new to […]

Free furniture: Caracole streamline chair (FBX)

A key element in any architectural visualization artist toolset is a good library with dozens of options regarding furniture models, and you can always keep adding those models to grow your asset options. We just found a great resource that is compatible with Blender. The guys from a studio called MIBS posted on their Behance […]

Full project download developed with Blender (CCBY)

A popular resource in Blender 3D Architect is the section with several free scenes related to architectural visualization. You can download those files and do whatever you want with such resources. Even with such great references to download, we still don’t have the entire picture of an architectural design because visualization is a small part […]

Screen space GI for Eevee

The use of Eevee for architectural visualization can bring numerous benefits to 3D artists, and among them, we have render speeds as one of the most important. Since we use real-time renders, it is easy to create projects requiring only a couple of seconds to process a render. However, these incredible speeds come with a […]

15 Free PBR materials with plastics, polystyrene, and tech

An artist who often appears here in Blender 3D Architect with significant materials and textures that you can download for free is Julio Sillet. He posts his work on Gumroad using the fair price model, where you can give the artist any amount you want for an asset. That also includes a free download if […]

Marble living: EEVEE and Cycles in the same project

A significant benefit we have in Blender when working with architectural visualization is to use two renderers sharing lots of data. When you start to create a project to render in Cycles, it can quickly begin with Eevee for materials and later render it with Cycles for maximum quality. The use of Eevee for architectural […]

Free scenes for architecture update (Bed and bathroom)

A section of Blender 3D Architect that is quite popular among our readers is the page where we offer multiple scenes for download, which you can use for many purposes like practicing your render skills. The collection of scenes is an excellent resource for anyone starting with architectural visualization with Blender. Today we have an […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.210221

A significant amount of people think about Blender as a 3D modeler and platform to render realistic images to visualize your designs. It can help a lot in this regard, but that is only part of its role in architecture. With Add-ons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and include authoring and document BIM data. […]