Creating BIM files with Blender (IFC Export updates)

When you think about a tool that can help architects and engineers to work with BIM data, you will hardly think about Blender. For architecture and design, you will connect Blender to the visualization stage of a project. A couple of weeks ago, we shared some interesting news about the development of an Add-on for […]

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2019: Week 37

If you missed any of our articles from last week in Blender 3D Architect, you now have the chance to view a summary of all the content we posted. Among the materials, you will always find content related to architecture, furniture models and also news about Blender. Here is a list of articles from last […]

Using Blender to create IFC (BIM) files

We often talk about Blender as an essential tool for project marketing or to develop ideas that will later become an original architectural design. Those designs will require a plan, technical drawings, and more. In today’s market, it is hard not to deal with technologies like BIM for project development. The relation of Blender with […]

BricsCAD adding support for Blender and more

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to make a brief presentation at the Bricsys Conference in London about the future integration between BricsCAD and Blender, and the results will benefit everyone using their softwares. Before we dive into more detail, let me add some context to the story. A few months ago […]

How to create BIM files from Blender models?

For modeling related tasks you will find that Blender is capable of handling the most complex types of creations. It could be a full building or furniture model; you will find a tool that will help you with the modeling. You can get models in Blender exported as either OBJ and FBX to use in […]

Free furniture library compatible with Blender

Finding a huge furniture library to use in architectural visualization projects may become an invaluable source of assets, or at some cases frustration. A common characteristic of those libraries is to offer files on formats like MAX, RTA, GSM, DWG, and others that we can’t easily import in Blender. If you need one of those […]

BIM furniture library compatible with Blender

An architect or engineer that is trying to migrate from project centered software like Revit, ArchiCAD, VectorWorks, and others will most likely miss BIM capabilities. Whenever I have the opportunity to help them in the process, one of the first questions they ask me is “Does Blender support BIM?”. Unfortunately, Blender doesn’t have BIM capabilities […]

How to import files from Revit to Blender?

Last week I was visiting an architectural office nearby and architect there took the opportunity to ask me how they could place Blender into their workflow. And to get the best answer to that I did a quick interview with them to find the right moment to use Blender. Most of their work is made […]