Rendering a scene with HDRI in Blender and YafaRay

It been a while since anything related to YafaRay here on Blender 3D Architect, and most of that is because I couldn't find interesting works related to architecture and rendered with YafaRay. One of the possible reasons for that is called Blender Cycles. With a powerful renderer like Cycles already available in Blender, a lot […]

Free download of HDR maps for architecture

The use of HDR maps as background of a scene is a great way to add realistic lighting to any environment and even improve surfaces with reflexive properties. In Blender we can use HDR maps in several ways to render projects in architecture and with Blender Cycles the final result will be even greater! You […]

Modern bathroom visualization with Blender and Cycles

If you have some spare time available and would like to check out a great and long tutorial about modeling and rendering for architectural with Blender, I found a great reference for bathroom visualization created by Blenderpedia. The tutorial is all video based and has almost 4 hours in length, which could became really interesting […]

Rendering a still life scene with Blender Cycles

An architectural visualization artist must know how to properly setup a scene to render external views of buildings, landscapes and interior spaces. Besides those skills I do believe that knowing how to render simple objects, like a studio setup is also an important skill. From time to time a project may require the creating of […]

Gothic vault: Architectural visualization with Blender and YafaRay

The gothic architecture is not a very common subject for architectural visualization these days, unless you work with some kind of restoration. But, if you want to take a look on an example of visualization inspired by gothic architecture made with Blender, just take a few minutes to check out this project created by Mateusz […]

GPU Render demo with Cycles for architecture

From all features added to Blender in the past few months, I believe that no other feature had the impact of Cycles. Just to be able to render my projects with advanced shaders, global illumination and more is something that most Blender users dreamed about for years. Besides all that we also can use or […]

Blender for architecture: Greek corner tutorial

The best resources to learn architectural visualization with Blender are those where you can practice all stages of a project. And it would go from the modeling, materials, lights, render and post production. It is kind of hard to find these kinds of tutorials because they would take to much time to produce. Well, that […]