Scatter 3.0 with new UI and features: Add-ons for architecture

The tools available in Blender are already awesome to create architectural visualization, but for certain tasks, you might need additional help. With the use of Add-ons, you can extend Blender’s functionalities and do things that would take a long time with default tools. One of the most useful Add-ons for architecture received an update a […]

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Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2020: Week 36

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 […]

Tranquility box: Rendering a SketchUp file in Blender Cycles

What is the first step you take when starting an architectural visualization project in Blender? A typical workflow involves modeling the project based on references such as technical drawings, to later add materials and render. However, a few projects may also start with models created outside Blender. A popular choice to create basic 3D models […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features (v0.0.200829)

As an artist working with architectural projects in Blender, you are probably aware of the incredible and flexible options to create 3D models with the software. You have a wide range of tools to make 3D objects representing almost anything related to architecture. There is one aspect of architectural modeling where Blender cant helps us […]

E-Cycles updated to Blender 2.9 and light groups support

With the release of Blender 2.9, it is time to start updating some of the main resources used to create architectural visualization with the software. Among those resources, you might find Add-ons and also external renders. A popular renderer used for architecture with Blender is E-Cycles, which is an optimized version of Cycles that is […]

Villas Alaia with Blender and LuxCore

We often get questions from our readers about tips on what you should do to improve their skills in architectural visualization. One of the best advice in that regard is to take an existing project and try to recreate it in Blender. That was what digital artist Khánh Nguyễn did with a project called Villas […]

FreeCAD for architectural drawing: Available in PDF

Ever since we started to publish books related to Blender and architecture, we get requests from our readers to also make them available in PDF format. Until today we used Amazon as a hub to distribute the books in the Kindle platform for digital content. Today, we are proud to announce that one of our […]