Commercial interior with Blender Eevee

With the release of Blender 2.8 beta we started to see a lot more artists trying to work with Eevee for architectural visualization, and the benefits of buying Eevee worth the investment. You can create realistic images that render in a couple of seconds instead of several minutes with Cycles. Here is another impressive interior […]

Baroque interior with Blender Eevee

When you start to study architecture, you will find several types and periods that will require some additional skills to create in 3D. For instance, working with projects from the modernist period with lots of glass, plain concrete surfaces might demand just a couple minutes to produce. Some other styles like the Baroque will demand […]

Free Marble bricks PBR seamless texture in 8K

Here we are back with another excellent resource for architectural visualization using Blender, which is this case is a texture. Some of the benefits for this texture are the optimization offered for Cycles and the incredible resolution (8k). The texture comes from the Friendly Share repository, which consists of a marble brick surface. You will […]

Free download of a PBR leather material

When you find a resource online for an external renderer like Corona Render, which most of the time will have 3ds Max as the main reference you will probably wonder if you can use that with Blender. For most cases, it will not work if you get a native file like “MAX” or “MAT”. But, […]

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2019: Week 5

Every start of the week we post a summary of articles published in the last couple of days. Last week didn’t have as many articles as we usually post. Nonetheless, you will find some great resources for Blender and architecture among the articles. Here is the list: Common area: External render with Cycles HDR maps […]

Comparing Corona Render, Cycles, Eevee and LuxRender

When you have to start working with a tool like Blender to produce architectural visualization you will immediately start wondering about the renderer. You will find two built-in options in Blender and also have several other external renders. How to pick the best option? Should you go with Cycles? Eevee? A great way to decide […]

Blender for video editing and YouTube

In architecture marketing, you will find a lot of efforts to produce not only static images from projects but also some video related material to show a project. If you choose to use Blender as your main software for architectural marketing you will also be able to produce and edit videos for architecture. Blender has […]

11 Free PBR textures for architecture

Yesterday we posted an article with some updates regarding HDR maps for architecture. Today it is time to catch up with some recent additions to the online repositories of PBR materials. What is a PBR material? With that kind of material, you will be able to craft realistic surfaces on both Cycles and Eevee. The […]