Industrial Loft: Blender and Octane Render for architecture

With the evolution of Blender over the years, a lot of new renderes have become available to us as options to create some incredible images for architecture. Today a lot of artists put all their efforts on Blender Cycles, and it is a great option but we can’t forget that there are other renderes and […]

Exporting from SketchUp to Blender

The amount of architects using Blender to create beatiful images from their projects is growing everyday, but some tools like SketchUp have already a huge user base. All these people can create 3d models easily with SketchUp and most of them dont even have any technical background or knowledge in architecture. But, even with a […]

Free download of chairs and sofas for architecture

A few months ago I did recommend a collection of seats available at BlendSwap called “Seat!”, which was a nice collection of chairs and sofas created with Blender by an artist called Michel Berhanu. And now the artist has a follow up on this collection with Seat! 2.0 and this time the focus is on […]

Comic book produced with Blender

The creation of NPR images in Blender received a boot with the release of version 2.67 with the full integration with Freestyle. If you want to render images using stylized colors and lines for architecture, Freestyle is the right option for you. But, this doesn`t mean that by using Blender Cycles to render images, you […]

Art of Blender: Volume I

The use of art books in architecture is a really common way to get inspiration or fresh ideas for a project, and there are literally thousands of art books dedicated only for architecture. I do own a lot of art books for both architecture and digital design that I use for inspiration and with decorative […]

Interior visualization: Musicians lounge room

From your experience with Blender Cycles rendering, do you think 1000 samples are enough for a high quality and noise free architectural render? I would say that this amount of samples wont be enough, but an artist called lucblend shows at the Blenderartists forums that I`m wrong. In a project called Musicians lounge room he […]

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, […]

Modern bathroom visualization with Blender and Cycles

If you have some spare time available and would like to check out a great and long tutorial about modeling and rendering for architectural with Blender, I found a great reference for bathroom visualization created by Blenderpedia. The tutorial is all video based and has almost 4 hours in length, which could became really interesting […]