Blender 2.8: How to render strokes for architectural documentation?

Here in Blender 3D Architect, we use Blender as our primary tool for visualization and sometimes even for technical documentation. You will find several articles about how we take advantage of Freestyle to render floorplans and other types of documentation for architecture. It does not offer the same amount of tools and options of a […]

Free vintage kitchen furniture set for Blender

In a recent article here at Blender 3D Architect, I was mentioning about the number of assets you need for both a kitchen and dining room. Just a couple of days ago you had the change to download a free dining table set for Blender, to help with that type of visualization. Do you also […]

Blender 2.8: Where is the Specials Menu?

In the transition from Blender 2.7x to 2.8x, you will find a lot of new and exiting tools like Eevee and a revamped user interface. Besides getting to know the new options for Eevee, you will also have to find your way around the feature that received new names or locations. For instance, you no […]

Free IKEA Black Set dining table for Blender

Two types of scenes will require a considerable amount to look realistic, which are a kitchen visualization or a dining room. You will have to add all the required furniture models and also a lot of small assets to get the full visual context of the scene. Do you have an extensive collection of furniture […]

Free furniture: Frame chair for Blender

A large number of artists choose to share part of their work with others by giving them a free 3d model from a project. It could be a chair, sofa, or any other piece from a design. Unfortunately, a considerable number of assets will feature unfriendly formats for Blender like MAX or DWG. But, sometimes […]

How to convert DWG files to OBJ or FBX without AutoCAD?

From all the file types that you will have to manage during a project, the most common is the DWG from AutoCAD, which is also the format for lots of other tools like BricsCAD. Unlike many formats that we have to import to Blender, it is not easy to get DWG data to Blender with […]

Blender Eevee: White living room

From all the new features of Blender 2.8, we can quickly point Eevee as the highlight for architectural visualization, because of the way it is changing the way we work with the software. Before Eevee, you had to plan for a long render at the end of each project. All of a sudden, rendering is […]

Recommended monitors for archiviz: Budget edition

One of the best ways to boost your productivity is to get an additional monitor for your setup. That would allow you to work with the 3d modeling and rendering in one display and have a full architectural project open as either a PDF or images in another monitor. Blender will also have multiple monitors […]