BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.201115

A significant amount of people think about Blender as a 3D modeler and platform to render realistic images to visualize your designs. It can help a lot in this regard, but that is only part of its role in architecture. With Add-pons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and include authoring and document BIM data. […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features (v0.0.200912)

The use of Blender for architecture always impresses people that think about it as a way to create 3D renders of your projects only. You can do a lot more with Blender if you know the right tools and tricks offered by this incredible platform. Of course, having a powerful way of making 3D visualization […]

9 Free architectural projects for FreeCAD

A great way to start using any software you plan to include in an architectural design workflow is with some sample projects. By getting a project with all the features and settings, you can begin to understand how it works and what you can do with such a tool. That is one of the reasons […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features (v0.0.200829)

As an artist working with architectural projects in Blender, you are probably aware of the incredible and flexible options to create 3D models with the software. You have a wide range of tools to make 3D objects representing almost anything related to architecture. There is one aspect of architectural modeling where Blender cant helps us […]

FreeCAD for architectural drawing: Available in PDF

Ever since we started to publish books related to Blender and architecture, we get requests from our readers to also make them available in PDF format. Until today we used Amazon as a hub to distribute the books in the Kindle platform for digital content. Today, we are proud to announce that one of our […]

Using FreeCAD to create architectural drawings (New book)

When you start to use open-source tools like Blender to create architectural visualization, you soon begin to look for other potential options to include in a full open-source pipeline. With Blender, you can do a lot for architecture, but in some cases, you might want to look somewhere else for certain types of tasks. For […]

CAD-like transforms: Snap system (updates)

One of the biggest complaints of artists migrating to Blender from other platforms like SketchUp is the snapping system. We hear a lot from those artists that, in the current state, the snapping system “doesn’t make sense” or “doesn’t work.” They are mostly referring to the Snap during transform tool, which you can enable with […]

Free BIM tools: Open IFC Viewer

A vital component of any architectural project development nowadays is the use of BIM technology to speed up production and technical documentation. You might have to deal with BIM data to use inside of Blender for visualization purposes. Depending on the BIM tool you have to handle, it is nearly impossible to convert native BIM […]