VI-Suite v0.6 update 3 for Blender 2.8x

If you use Blender to create architectural visualization and would like to include some environmental analysis in your workflow, you should take a close look at the incredible VI-Suite. That is an effort from Dr. Ryan Southall at the University of Brighton (United Kingdom). He created the VI-Suite a long time ago and was one […]

Interactive apartment with Blender and the Unreal Engine (Profile)

The project profile series of Blender 3D Architect is a collection of articles aiming for feature projects related to architectural visualization. We invite talented artists to share additional details about each project to demonstrate how they approach each stage. And also allow each author to publicize their work among our readers. How does it work? […]

Advanced water shader for architecture with E-Cycles

If you are working on a project featuring a swimming pool or any other large water surface, you will probably try to get a realistic material to render water. An artist called Johannes Wide shared an advanced water shader with caustics that is perfect for such projects on his Twitter account. He is using E-Cycles […]

Architectural animation with Blender and LuxCore

A long time ago, it was hard to work on any project involving animation for architecture, mainly because of all the costs involved. With render times of several hours for each frame, an animation project demanded a lot of computational power. For that reason, a lot of people avoided working with animations as marketing materials […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.201025

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-pons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and include authoring and document BIM data. […]

Reports

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2020: Week 43

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 […]

Kitchen design in Blender using the Home Builder Library

In some projects related to architecture, we have furniture models that could efficiently work in multiple scenes if you have parametric controls. A typical case for this is kitchen cabinets, where you have a basic design that replicates in different shapes and lengths. Wouldnt be great to have a way to transform a modular design […]

Family homes with Blender Cycles in Vienna (Profile)

The project profile series of Blender 3D Architect is a collection of articles aiming for feature projects related to architectural visualization. We invite talented artists to share additional details about each project to demonstrate how they approach each stage. And also allow each author to publicize their work among our readers. How does it work? […]