Free textures for games and interactive presentations

How many times did you use the Blender Game Engine to produce interactive architectural visualizations? A lot of architects and artists using Blender doesn’t know that they can actually create high quality presentations for architecture, by using something like a 3d game, to allow their clients to interact and walk around their projects. And besides […]

State of the architectural visualization industry

As an architect that works mostly with visualization of projects and who teaches, and started to get involved with computer graphics since the first year of college back on the mid 90’s, I must say that I have choose the right path. The architectural visualization industry is a big part of the cg field and […]

TinyCAD add-on and B-Mesh for architectural modeling

With the release of B-Mesh with Blender 2.63 a lot of old Add-ons needed to be updated in order to work with new mesh system. Fortunately some really useful add-ons that are not updated on a regular basis still work with B-Mesh really well. One of my favorite add-ons for architectural modeling with Blender is […]

Python for architects

What are the skills required to start working with 3d suites like Blender? You may point out some knowledge on modeling, lighting or even animation. But, how about scripting? Did you ever tried to start learning how to create scripts with Blender? If you think that scripting is only for developers with high knowledge on […]

Free download of 3d seats for architecture

For architectural visualization artists working with interiors, there are some nice resources at BlendSwap that could be used to populate a project, especially furniture models. A few weeks ago I found a nice collection of seats that can be used to give your project a good sense of scaling. The collection of free seats can […]

Loop Tools updated for Blender 2.6 and B-Mesh

One of the most useful addons for architectural modeling in Blender 2.5x was the Loop Tools script developed by Bart Crouch. With the release of Blender 2.63 and B-Mesh, many people thought that scripts like Loop Tools would become obsolete or wouldn’t work anymore. If you thought that, I`m glad to say that you were […]

Urban apartament with Blender and Octane Render

Here I am back again with the updates for Blender 3D Architect! I promise to keep up with the articles about Blender and architectural visualization this time. And as a starting point, I suggest you to take some time to visit one of the latest works from enricoceric, which was posted at the BlenderArtists forums. […]

Animation for architecture made with Blender

An architectural visualization artist is always looking for examples of animations and stills produced to show architecture. It is always good to know what other artists and studios are producing in terms of architectural visualization, and push our own work forward and improve the quality of images and animations. The number of studios using Blender […]

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