Augmented reality for architectural visualization presentations

How do you make your architectural visualization presentations? I have clients and projects that required only simple slides presentations made in Powerpoint, with a sequence of images showed as a slideshow. Another type of project demands a set of printed panels, which will be displayed in a room or conference. There are several ways to […]

New Book: Blender 3D Incredible Machines

I’m very pleased to announce that my latest book project was published last week! My new book is about Blender 3D again and it’s called Blender 3D Incredible Machines. This is a project in which I’m working on for the past year, and was finally able to complete the full set of chapters by the […]

Blender 3D 2.50 Alpha 0 for architectural visualization

As you may have saw on all Blender 3D related web sites the first release of Blender 3D 2.50 is available to download! This is indeed a milestone for all the hard development efforts made in the past months and shows that all changes are going on the right direction. If you want to download […]

Architectural Modeling: Creating roofs with plugins for SketchUp

Among all the elements of an architectural project, the one that really is annoying to create in 3d is the roof. If you ever tryied to model a 3d roof, specially those complex and full of different slopes and levels, then you know what I’m talking. Unfortunately, I don’t know of any special script that […]

Free courseware on technical drawing with AutoCAD

I just found out about another great free resource to learn technical drawing with AutoCAD, designed to show the tool for unexperienced users. As you may know by the articles and tutorials posted here on the blog, it`s been a while since AutoCAD is not my main CAD software tool. Today I`m using mostly DoubleCAD […]

Book review: A visual dictionary of architecture

Ever since I started to study and work with architecture, one of the biggest challenges for a student is to read a document describing the details of a project and building, with lots of technical terms and names. Well, back there I bought a great book describing with drawings all parts and details of architecture. […]