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. […]

Blender Homemaker-Topologise updates

A couple of months ago, we shared an impressive project here in Blender 3D Architect from a developer called Bruno Postle, who worked in a framework to quickly create buildings in Blender.. The tool works with simple primitive shapes. From those models, it can create all the necessary structures. In November, the tool was in […]

How to install VI-Suite 0.6 in Blender?

If you recall from a past article here in Blender 3D Architect, an Add-on called VI-Suite for Blender can turn the software into an incredible design tool for energy-efficient projects. You can run environmental analysis and all types of simulations related to energy. Do you want to learn how to install VI-Suite to Blender? A […]

Free steel stairs generator for FreeCAD

We are often making recommendations about Add-ons for Blender to help to work with modeling and rendering related to architecture. Today we have another suggestion related to a script, but instead of Blender, the focus is FreeCAD. A user of FreeCAD shared a handy tool to create steel stairs automatically. To get the script, you […]

Scatter 4 released for Blender (25% OFF for a limited time)

As you probably know from all the articles we often post here in Blender 3D Architect, some tasks are quite hard to accomplish in Blender without the help of a powerful Add-on. In some cases, you can do the job using only Blender default tools, but it would take an incredible amount of time. To […]

Must-have Add-ons for architecture with Blender: Set Precise Mesh (Free)

Having options to work with precision modeling in Blender is critical for any project related to architectural visualization, and we have quite a few options to manage lengths available. During modeling, you can specify distances with numeric input from the keyboard to help you create architectural elements, but after you have completed those objects editing […]