Blender 2.9: The beginner’s guide

The release of Blender 2.8 back in 2019 was a huge milestone for the software and provided us a revamped user interface and some incredible new tools. One example was Eevee that introduced real-time rendering straight to our Viewport. In a couple of days, we will see another leap in Blender development with the upcoming […]

Residential exterior with Blender and Octane Render (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? […]

83 Free Paving stones PBR Textures

As an artist working with architectural visualization, you will have to build an extensive library with assets that will help you to set up a scene quickly. From HDR maps to PBR textures, you will need all those assets. Nowadays, it is easy to find online libraries offering those resources in creative commons zero. That […]

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Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2020: Week 33

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 […]

Residence 54 interiors with Blender Cycles (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? […]

Using FreeCAD to create architectural drawings (New book)

When you start to use open-source tools like Blender to create architectural visualization, you soon begin to look for other potential options to include in a full open-source pipeline. With Blender, you can do a lot for architecture, but in some cases, you might want to look somewhere else for certain types of tasks. For […]

Free procedural Sky background for Cycles and Eevee

A key feature of any scene for architecture produced in Blender is the background. You can use multiple resources to create a sky that helps in a rendering. From an HDR texture to a simple plain white color, you have multiple options. If you want to use a lightweight solution for your sky background that […]

Blender 2.90: Cycles updates in Multi GPU (NVLink)

By the end of this month, we will probably see a stable release of Blender 2.9, which keeps all improvements introduced by version 2.8 and pushes it a little further. Besides adding some welcome improvements to the user interface experience, we also have some important updates on tools and resources. One crucial field for architectural […]