Exporting a 3d Mesh as a 2d DXF in Blender 2.5

The most common way to start an architectural visualization project is to get started from a CAD file, and import it to the 3d software and work to add materials and lights. But, what if you had to do the opposite way and export an 3d mesh from Blender to a CAD file in DXF […]

Indigo Renderer 3.0 released with support for Blender 2.5

Back in the days when I was still starting to use Blender, I used to render my projects with two different renderers. The first one was YafRay and the second was Indigo Renderer. My first experiences with an unbiased render engine where with Indigo, back in the days when it was still a freeware. A […]

Modeling stairs in Blender for architecture

From all of the possible parts of any architectural project that we have to model, I believe the creation of stairs is one of the most difficult, especially for new users. In my classes about modeling for architecture with Blender, I always ask my students to create stairs to improve their modeling skills. For those […]