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 […]

BlenderBIM updates: Export BIM files from Blender (IFC)

The use of Blender as a 3D modeling platform is a popular choice in many fields, like game development. When you start working with engines such as the Unreal Engine, you will quickly notice it lacks features to create more elaborate 3D models. Another area where Blender might soon start to become popular is the […]

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 […]

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