Controlling units with the MeasureIt Add-on: Metric and Imperial

Controlling units with the MeasureIt Add-on: Metric and Imperial

In the past couple weeks, we received a lot of messages from our students in our pieces of training, related to both modeling and architectural documentation about how to correctly set units with an Add-on. The problem is that even if you set Blender to use units in either the metric or imperial system, you […]

Bezier curve CAD Add-on for modeling

When you have to create a 3d model for architectural in Blender, you will have to apply and use tools related to polygon modeling. Working with polygons have both advantages and downsides. On one side it offers an easy and straightforward way to make 3d geometry. But, depending on the way you design your project […]

Modeling from a photo for architecture

Modeling from a photo for architecture

A common task in many architecture offices is to take a photo to make volumetric studies and plans, to later develop a proper project. You could add new areas to a building or work with an existing idea to see if you can improve them further. In the process of developing those ideas, you can […]

Blender Grass Architecture

Grass for architecture in Blender

There are several ways to create grass in Blender for architectural visualization, from using simple textures to complex Add-ons. Using an Add-on will bring you a lot of advantages over textures like being a lot more realistic. That is hard to beat. Have you ever tried one of those Add-ons? In a past article, we […]

Precision modeling for architecture

Exact edit: Free Add-on for precision modeling

A critical aspect of architectural modeling is the control over dimensions or precision modeling. You must have a good amount of tools that allow you to set exact sizes to get an accurate 3d model. If you work with a model that doesn’t have, at least correct proportions, your renders will become useless. In Blender, […]

Free building energy analysis using Blender

When you think about Blender in the context of architecture development, you may initially get the idea of a tool that can only help you during the end of a project. For instance, you may have a project done and want to show it to potential costumers. In that case, you will create a set […]

Archipack Add-on for architectural modeling

Blender has an incredible ecosystem of Add-ons that allow users to create all kinds of tools and automation. Some of those Add-ons are a must have for architecture visualization artists. Recently, I found another one of those tools that you should take a look! The Archipack Add-on is an incredible collection of tools that will […]