Free textures and patterns for architecture

How do you get the textures for your project? The use of high-resolution textures is important for any architectural visualization project, and an experienced artist knows that having good sources of textures can make the development of any project much easier. I`m always looking for new libraries of textures to use on my projects, or […]

Blender Cycles for interior architectural visualization

You may already know that Blender is a great tool to create architectural visualization, and the projects and visualization examples featured here at Blender 3D Architect are a clear proof of that. But, It is always nice to be able to watch a detailed demo of how Blender could be used to create interior visualization, […]

Blender and Octane Render for Architecture: Painter Loft

From all the features added to Blender in the past few months, which one is your favorite? I believe that a lot of people will shout out loud Cycles! And I must agree that Cycles was indeed one of the most important features for architectural visualization artists. But, we also can`t deny that before Cycles […]

Free download of an antique chairs set

The baroque architecture has some beautiful architectural landmarks around the world, some of them here in my home country. But, besides some interesting architecture mostly related to churches, we have a unique style of baroque architecture for furniture. An example of this unique style can be seen in this set of antique chairs that could […]

Free download of textures for architectural visualization

I just came across to another source for free textures online called Texturepilot. The site has by now almost a hundred thousand textures available to download, and according to their terms of use we can take those textures and use in commercial projects. But, unfortunately we can`t download textures at will and to get that […]

Free download of low poly cars for architecture

As part of any external visualization for architecture we must add objects and elements to give the proper sense of scale to the image. For external environments and especially urban spaces is really important to place some cars along roads, parking lots and all spaces where a car would be present. If you don`t have […]

How to model and render a carpet in Blender Cycles

As you may be aware by now Cycles does support hair rendering since the latest release of Blender (2.66). For architectural visualization artists this means that we can render grass, carpets and lots of other stuff with full support of Cycles. Did you already tried to model and render a carpet using Cycles? If you […]