Comparing Luxcore with Cycles for architecture

If we could go back in time a couple of years to take a look at the options available to render architectural projects with Blender, we would see a completely different line up of choices. Until the release of Cycles with Blender 2.61 at the end of 2011, we had to use YafaRay or LuxRender […]

Boho flat with Blender and the Unreal Engine

If you want to invest in something more than Eevee for realtime rendering with interaction, one of the best choices is to go with the Unreal Engine 4. The engine has an incredible render quality and allows us to easily import and manage 3D models from Blender. You have to use a 3D modeler with […]

Lama Beige: architectural interior with Blender and Octane

As we usually recommend to all of our readers here in Blender 3D Architect, one of the best ways to improve your skills in architectural visualization is with practice. Get an idea or existing project and try to recreate it using Blender and your render of choice. Even skilled artists still find time to work […]

Blender 2.83: Cycles now has Adaptive Sampling

When you start any rendering with Blender Cycles for architecture it is imperative to set the value of your sampling limit. That limit will have a direct impact on several aspects of the render like image noise, render times, and more. Once the sampling limit is set it will impact all of your renders. For […]

Reports

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2020: Week 10

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 […]

Oak Pass House: Blender and Octane Render for architecture

In a couple of years working with architectural visualization, you will probably collect a few projects over time. We do have some projects here at the office that goes all the way back to 2006, which used Blender 2.41 for modeling and the YafRay render engine. Taking old projects and trying to render them again […]

Landform House – Master bedroom: Blender and Octane Render

There are numerous projects we publish here in Blender 3D Architect where an artist takes an existing design and tries to recreate it in Blender. That is an effective and powerful way of developing your skills as an architectural visualization artist. You can also take this opportunity to try some new renderers. In a recent […]

Small OpenSpace: Unreal Engine and Blender interior

If you have to work with a visualization project that requires real-time graphics and also interactivity, one of the best options is to use Blender for modeling and the Unreal Engine for rendering. The Unreal Engine uses cutting edge realtime graphics, if you have a good GPU, and can deliver interactive presentations. Do you want […]