BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.210731

A significant amount of people think about Blender as a 3D modeler and platform to render realistic images to visualize your designs. It can help a lot in this regard, but that is only part of its role in architecture. With Add-pons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and include authoring and document BIM data. […]

Building generator with Geometry Nodes (Free Add-on)

One of the best new features of Blender 2.92 was the inclusion of Geometry Nodes, which gives us the ability to create 3D models using a full-procedural workflow. You can make all kinds of objects and assets to use in multiple projects. Some artists take this procedural generation to the next level with complex setups […]

G Scatter: Free scattering Add-on for Blender

Even with many powerful tools available by default in Blender, we might still need additional resources to speed up our workflow and achieve a level of productivity that would be hard to get without help. That type of help usually comes from Add-ons in Blender, and they range from free tools to premium solutions. You […]

Importing SketchUp files to Blender 2.93 (2021 SKP)

In Blender, we have a lot of options to create 3D models using powerful tools using either polygon or curve-based workflows. Even with all that flexibility, it is sometimes faster to import existing data to a project to save time. For instance, you might want to use furniture models from an online library or start […]

Eco District in the Netherlands with Blender Cycles

A couple of years ago, a 3D artist would become worried about a project using large amounts of vegetation. A project with such features would need powerful hardware to process and lots of tricks and expensive software to get good results in time. Today it is a lot easier to do projects with vast vegetation […]

Homemaker updates (Gable roofs)

A promising tool under development for Blender is the incredible Homemaker from developer Bruno apostle. It started as a port from a framework running in both Perl and Python, which now is working with Python only. You can check more details about the project at this link. In a recent update shared in the developer […]

Free Add-on helps organize Nodes (Node Relax)

As soon you start to use Blender to work with architectural visualization, one thing will immediately become clear: the necessity to use Nodes. It is hard to avoid the use of Nodes in tasks like materials creation, where the use of Nodes is extremely important. Depending on the complexity of your setup, it may require […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.210221

A significant amount of people think about Blender as a 3D modeler and platform to render realistic images to visualize your designs. It can help a lot in this regard, but that is only part of its role in architecture. With Add-ons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and include authoring and document BIM data. […]

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