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 […]

HDR maps for interior rendering

If you have a project to render using either Eevee or Cycles, there is a high chance that you will need an HDR map for lighting. Using such a map as your environment texture could be the difference between an artificial and dark image to something realistic and bright. In the past we had to […]

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2019: Week 4

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: ODA releases Architecture SDK 2019.2 OpenCue goes open […]

Common area: External render with Cycles

A couple weeks ago I got a message from one of my readers here in Blender 3D Architect asking about exterior renders. If Blender could also produce external renders for architecture, because we only post projects with interiors. If you take a detailed look at some of our old posts you will find a lot […]

ODA releases Architecture SDK 2019.2

Whenever you have to work with formats like DWG or Revit files without the source applications, you start to wonder how to get that data to Blender or any other software. There are workarounds, but they often have drawback like not supporting the latest versions. One of the lead providers of tools to work with […]

OpenCue goes open source

For animation projects, you will probably need a way to manage rendering hundreds or a few thousand frames. When you have multiple cameras for longer advertising project it may require a storyboard and other pre-production material to help you in the project. If you often work with animation for architecture you will like to know […]

Free floor tile texture in 8K

It is never too much to get some more high-quality textures for your personal library and add some new options for a future project. If that new texture has 8k resolution and might help you with architectural visualization it is something you can’t miss. Do you want to download a free cracked brick floor texture? […]