Free colletion of textures for architecture

The use of textures is very important for any architectural visualization project, to give context for the surfaces of our scene. One of the biggest problems of using textures is finding a texture that represents the real nature of a surface. This can be accomplished a lot easier when we have a good library of […]

Free download of high resolution textures for architecture

As a way to create realistic 3d models for architectural visualization projects, we have to work hard on the 3d models and give them a lot of detail, especially if the camera is placed near surfaces or objects. If you choose to create simpler models and not dedicate too much time on details, I recommend […]

List of open source and free alternatives to AutoCAD

I got a lot of messages and questions about how to use open source tools to work with architectural visualization or even technical drawing on Linux. Besides the questions about Blender that I got in my classes and presentations, the most often question is about an open source alternative for AutoCAD. People always ask that […]

Quick guide on how to setup IES files for rendering in Indigo Renderer

For architectural visualization artists, no matter what type of renderer is used to create the project, always have quite a challenge to fulfill the expectations from their clients, and represent with the most realism the lighting of a scene. Almost all renderers today offer the possibility to use a special type of file, applied to […]