Architectural portfolio with Blender and YafaRay

Just like I usually comment here on Blender 3D Architect, I still caught myself trying to plan a scene to render with YafaRay. After a long period of time using a renderer like YafaRay, it may become difficult let go some of those old habits. It’s been quite a while since I had to use […]

Indigo Renderer 3.4 released

Back on the first days when I get started with Blender for architecture visualization, one of the renders that I always liked was Indigo. Of course, at that time the renderer was still a freeware and with much less options and features. I’m glad to say that I will get back to use Indigo for […]

Free furniture colletion for architecture made with Blender

It is never enough to collect as much furniture models as you can to speed up the modeling of a scene in architecture. And this time you can download a small collection of 3d models created by an artist called skororu. Those models are all available on a creative commons license, and are not hosted […]

Interior rendering with YafaRay and Blender

Another nice example of how YafaRay artists can produce quality architectural visualization with Blender, even without stable releases for the Blender 2.6x series. To use YafaRay with Blender today, you must download a custom build from graphicall.org, which is the easy way to get YafaRay working with Blender. An artist called stoneage posted at the […]

Tutorial about Blender Cycles for architecture: External scene

When you start an architectural visualization project modeled with Blender these days, which renderer do you try to use? A lot of people is starting to move all their projects to Cycles, and it is not just because it is already there, you don`t have to install any extra software or exporter. The renderer is […]

From Revit to Blender using FBX files

If you ever got a file from a client in FBX format and had to convert it to OBJ or other formats to make it work with Blender, you will like this quick tutorial. As part of the Google Summer of Code 2012 a developer called Alexander Gessler is working on to create an FBX […]