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 […]

Free alternative to SketchUp

Free alternative to SketchUp with DWG support

When you visit an office that works with architectural development, you will find an extensive list of software and tools, from regular office tools to 3D graphics and CAD. Among those softwares, a significant amount of people still uses and likes to start a project in SketchUp. You can create quick 3D volumetrics with the […]

Motorcycle retail store with Blender Cycles

Motorcycle retail store with Blender Cycles

What is the most common type of architectural visualization that you will find in any artist portfolio? It will probably be something like residential interiors because they are undoubtedly the kind of project that has the most significant demand. The same will apply for architectural offices, which eventually will work much more on residential projects. […]

200 free art and architecture books

200 free art and architecture books

As part of any process of formal education in visual arts like architecture and design, you will have to study art. How it evolved over the years and a few of the most important names in each field. The information will create a solid base to develop your style and develop references for your work. […]

Sheep It render farm for Blender

In architectural visualization, you will find a few projects that will demand the maximum performance from your hardware, especially when you have to work on any animation. To create a short animation, you will have to render multiple frames of a camera to get a few seconds of movement. A scene that takes 40 minutes […]

Weekly Summary – Design concept, Cars pack, Sofa and material slots

The premium subscription of Blender 3D Architect is a great way to add a significant amount of assets to your architectural visualization library. You will find furniture models, full scenes, textures and downloadable tutorials. What did we send to premium subscribers past week? Among the highlights, you will find a small collection of 3D car […]

Recommended graphics cards for architectural visualization

Today we will start a new series of articles here in Blender 3D Architect, where we will recommend some of the best hardware to use in architectural visualization. Since that is a question that we often get from readers, and also students from our online training we will make recommendations every Friday. And the first […]