BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.210221

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-ons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and include authoring and document BIM data. […]

Section planes in IFC.js

An exciting project that we keep a close eye on here in Blender 3D Architect is the incredible IFC.js that enable us to upload and show architectural designs as IFC files on the web. It converts 3D data to JavaScript and gives you interactive control over the model. The developer of this project (Antonio Gonz├ílez […]

IFC.js adds OBJ export support to send projects to Blender

One of the dreams of many professionals working in the architectural visualization business is the possibility of having a full web-based workflow. Unlike many professionals that can easily have all their tools in the cloud, we still need powerful workstations to create 3D models and render. Some projects are trying to send tools and resources […]

IFC.js shows a demo of a BIM project in a browser

A couple of weeks ago, we posted an article about the development of a useful library that could help any artist to display an entire project in the wen easily. With the IFC.js, you can read IFC files and turn them into a format that is browser friendly. The IFC format is the standard to […]

BlenderBIM bounty to improve construction drawing generation

One of the projects that are showing some impressive results regarding architectural modeling in Blender is the BlenderBIM. It adds many features to Blender, which makes it handle and generate BIM data in IFC format. You already can do a lot with BlenderBIM, but some parts could significantly improve. A field that needs some extra […]

BlenderBIM updates and new features: Version v0.0.201207

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 the role it can assume in architecture. With the help of Add-pons like BlenderBIM, you can expand Blender and […]

Free converter of IFC files to JavaScript (IFC.js)

Besides getting a real 3D object on the web, you can quickly jump from a simple 3D model to interactive presentations and step into Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. One of the critical components of this technology is the incredible Three.js framework, a foundation for a lot of 3D web-based content. For instance, if you […]

BlenderBIM and IFC Clash detection for architecture (Tutorial)

From all the current projects under development in Blender that has a goal of improving architectural design, the BlenderBIM is by far one of the most promising Add-ons. It receives frequent updates and can turn Blender into a real option to develop architectural projects using modern BIM standards. If you want to take a look […]