MeasureIt-ARCH: Dimension lines for architecture in Blender

In the architectural design stage, you will probably want to create some concept models with a few ideas for a project. During that stage, you might have some images to share with coworkers or the customer who is hiring you to create the designs. Those images would benefit a lot if they had some dimension […]

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 2.8 modeling: Three-point arches for architecture

In architectural modeling, it is common to have a few shapes using arches like windows and doors. If you have to create such models in Blender, you will have to use the Spin tool to create such the main shape. Unlike CAD design software that offers a wide range of options to create arches, like […]

Floor board generator updated to Blender 2.8

For artists working with Blender to create architectural visualization using Add-ons for modeling is essential for both speed and efficiency. You will be able to quickly create architectural elements like walls, windows, and roofs. The process of making those elements “manually” would require several hours of work that you save using an Add-on. When Blender […]

JARCH Vis updated for Blender 2.8

Once you start working with architectural modeling, you will realize how important it is to get some Add-ons in Blender to speed up the creation of some elements. For instance, you will spend a lot of time making stairs, windows or doors without an Add-on. There are some excellent choices regarding scripts to help to […]

Controlling lines with Python: New Lesson

Every time we have the opportunity to show what Blender can do for architects, people become astonished by the possibilities. It can create realistic images, real-time visualization, and even technical drawings. Yes, you can create technical drawings with Blender. How is that possible? If you use Freestyle as your renderer and a particular set of […]

Free Python script to generate terrains

In landscaping architecture, you will often find two main challenges which are getting vegetation and creating a terrain. For vegetation, you can use one of the several libraries we share with our readers, but for terrain generation, you will have to choose among several alternatives. The vegetation layout will probably be a direct outcome of […]

Archipack Add-on for architectural modeling

Blender has an incredible ecosystem of Add-ons that allow users to create all kinds of tools and automation. Some of those Add-ons are a must have for architecture visualization artists. Recently, I found another one of those tools that you should take a look! The Archipack Add-on is an incredible collection of tools that will […]