How to geolocate projects in Blender for light simulations?

An architectural visualization job usually requires us to create the best looking images to help sell an idea or project, which most of the time doesn’t look for accurate lighting. You have the freedom to add and set the lights according to your artistic visual needs. What if your client asks you to create an […]

Meadow house exterior with Cycles (Profile)

The project profile series of Blender 3D Architect is a collection of articles with the aim of feature projects related to architectural visualization. We invite talented artists to share additional details about each project to demonstrate how they approach each stage of the process. And also allow each author to publicize their work among our […]

Golden Cave interior with Blender Cycles

An incredible way to develop your skills as an architectural visualization artist is with personal projects, which could use existing projects you like and recreate them using Blender. Based on that type of project you might get some impressive artwork related to architecture like a scene called Golden Cave. The author of this project is […]

Miss Loan Villa: Interior rendering with the Blackbody Node

A typical setup for interiors with Blender Cycles to create realistic renders consists of adding an HDR map to the background of your scene. It will create a backplate for the render and also contribute to the lighting of your scene. Depending on your HDR map it could even work as a Sun Light to […]

What is the best CPU for architectural visualization?

From all the questions that we often receive here in Blender 3D Architect, it is easy to point out that picking the best hardware to work with architectural visualization is one of the most frequent topics. Since we usually help fellow artists that are trying to improve their productivity and cut render times, by offering […]

X/A Apartments with Blender and Octane Render

One of the best ways to develop your skills in architectural visualization is with practice. Find a project that you like and try to build the visualization in Blender, as if you were working on a commercial project. You will find problems and challenges that will help you understand and develop a workflow to fix […]

Scandinavian Vibes with Blender Cycles

When you start working with architectural visualization at some point, you sill begin to wonder about your living space and if you could redesign some of the areas. The best part is that you can make all the visualization of those ideas as a personal project, which might or not become real in the future. […]

Blender 2.8 and architecture: Living room and kitchen

How close to a Cycles can we push a render in Eevee? That will depend on a lot of factors, but we can easily say that in the hands of a skilled artist, you can make some incredible renders with Eevee. Even with the limitations of a real-time render engine, like Eevee, that doesn’t use […]