Cantilevered stair model for Blender: Free construction details (IFC)

A significant number of artists that work with architectural visualization doesn’t have a background with technical drawing or experience with architectural details. That is not a problem in the vast majority of cases, because you don’t need this type of experience to create architectural renders. However, it is always a plus to study and analyze […]

FreeCAD modern user interface updates

Have you ever tried to use FreeCAD to create either 2D drawings or 3D models? The software is one of the best opensource solutions for CAD. Some people dislike design decisions and the overall usability of the software, but it is something you get used with time after a couple of weeks using FreeCAD. However, […]

Creating BIM files with Blender (IFC Export updates)

When you think about a tool that can help architects and engineers to work with BIM data, you will hardly think about Blender. For architecture and design, you will connect Blender to the visualization stage of a project. A couple of weeks ago, we shared some interesting news about the development of an Add-on for […]

Last week in Blender 3D Architect 2019: Week 37

If you missed any of our articles from last week in Blender 3D Architect, you now have the chance to view a summary of all the content we posted. Among the materials, you will always find content related to architecture, furniture models and also news about Blender. Here is a list of articles from last […]

Using Blender to create IFC (BIM) files

We often talk about Blender as an essential tool for project marketing or to develop ideas that will later become an original architectural design. Those designs will require a plan, technical drawings, and more. In today’s market, it is hard not to deal with technologies like BIM for project development. The relation of Blender with […]

Blender FreeCAD importer updated

At some point during your work you may have to import 3d models from third-party tools like AutoCAD, Revit, ArchiCAD and others to produce the visualization for that project. Not all clients will send you a fully compatible file to work in Blender, and you will have to find your way around importing the data […]

How to create BIM files from Blender models?

For modeling related tasks you will find that Blender is capable of handling the most complex types of creations. It could be a full building or furniture model; you will find a tool that will help you with the modeling. You can get models in Blender exported as either OBJ and FBX to use in […]

Free furniture library compatible with Blender

Finding a huge furniture library to use in architectural visualization projects may become an invaluable source of assets, or at some cases frustration. A common characteristic of those libraries is to offer files on formats like MAX, RTA, GSM, DWG, and others that we can’t easily import in Blender. If you need one of those […]