Ladybug tools for Blender updates v0.0.201010

In the past couple of weeks, we posted several news related to updates in new Add-ons for Blender that significantly increase the number of options available to develop architectural designs. One of those Add-ons is the Ladybug Tools for Blender. What can you do with that Add-on? By using Ladybug Tools, you can simulate and […]

Alpha Trees Add-on for mapped tree textures

How do you handle large vegetation landscapes for architectural exteriors? In Blender, we have several methods to create vegetation using tools like particles that can take one instance of an object and make hundreds of copies. Numerous Add-ons provide an easy and fast way to set up those copies with a few mouse clicks. A […]

PyClone and Home Builder: Parametric Asset Libraries in Blender 2.90

After a while working with architectural visualization projects, you probably will start to wonder about how useful a full parametric library of assets could be in your workflow. For most people, having to edit and change furniture elements is a time consuming and boring task. That is a reality when you must work on projects […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features (v0.0.200912)

The use of Blender for architecture always impresses people that think about it as a way to create 3D renders of your projects only. You can do a lot more with Blender if you know the right tools and tricks offered by this incredible platform. Of course, having a powerful way of making 3D visualization […]

How to import SketchUp (SKP) files to Blender 2.9?

Update: Get the importer for SketchUp 2022 files and Blender 3.x In many projects related to architectural visualization using Blender, you can have a starting point from a model received from a client in another software, such as SketchUp. It is quite common to get a SketchUp file from the client and get a request […]

Scatter 3.0 with new UI and features: Add-ons for architecture

The tools available in Blender are already awesome to create architectural visualization, but for certain tasks, you might need additional help. With the use of Add-ons, you can extend Blender’s functionalities and do things that would take a long time with default tools. One of the most useful Add-ons for architecture received an update a […]

Anti-Seam Add-on for textures in Blender (Free)

When you have to get material for a project related to architecture, an easy way to find high-quality textures is using an online library. Nowadays, you see multiple options to download PBR textures for free, with resolutions going up to 8K. Most of those textures feature seamless images that you can tile to cover large […]

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