Blender 2.8 for architecture updates

Last month we published an update to our Blender and architecture book that was the starting point for this site back in 2008. Before this update, you only had the option to use a book about Blender and architecture still in version 2.49. The content is now up to date to the latest version of […]

20% discount for Blender Eevee: The guide

One of our latest books that can help you produce architectural visualization using the new resources of Blender 2.8 is on sale at Amazon (20% discount). The book in question is Blender Eevee: The guide to real-time rendering with Blender 2.8. In the book, you will find all the necessary information to start working with […]

Blender 2.8: The beginner’s guide

In the past couple weeks, we released here in Blender 3D Architect two books that will help our readers to produce better content for architecture and visualization. The first book was about Blender 2.8 for architecture and the second a full guide on Blender Eevee. Based on the feedback received from some of our readers, […]

Building codes for architecture

A 3d artist that starts working with architectural visualization will have at some point, to talk and discuss architectural and construction details about a project or even read technical drawings. You may have a meeting to clarify some technical aspects of a project, and have the vocabulary and knowledge related to architecture and construction helps […]

Lighting design basics

When you start to work on a project in Blender, you will almost certainly wonder how to solve the lighting of your scenes. You will begin to plan where to place sun lamps, HDR maps, and area lamps. If you are working with either Cycles or Eevee that should be a concern. Despite all technical […]

Blender 2.8 Quick Start Guide

With the upcoming release of Blender 2.8 and the new interface, tools, and features like Eevee a lot of people will get that feeling of using the software for the first time and looking around for the new options. For new users, even with the revamped interface and look, Blender is still unique might give […]

New Book – 3D modeling in Blender using feet and inches: Quick Guide

The growing interest for Blender in fields like architecture and design is something that is hard to turn around. More people will become interested in using Blender to visualize their designs every day, and Blender 2.8 will raise that even more. We often get messages from designers and architects based in the United States that […]

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 […]