E-Cycles with 30% OFF (Until 20th November/2020)

A render engine that often appears here in Blender 3D Architect as the main option to produce architectural images is E-Cycles, which is an optimized version of the default Cycles for Blender. It makes under the hood changes to Cycles and makes it work a lot faster. Lately, the developer of E-Cycles added a lot […]

Blender 2.90: Cycles updates in Multi GPU (NVLink)

By the end of this month, we will probably see a stable release of Blender 2.9, which keeps all improvements introduced by version 2.8 and pushes it a little further. Besides adding some welcome improvements to the user interface experience, we also have some important updates on tools and resources. One crucial field for architectural […]

Blender 2.83: Cycles now has Adaptive Sampling

When you start any rendering with Blender Cycles for architecture it is imperative to set the value of your sampling limit. That limit will have a direct impact on several aspects of the render like image noise, render times, and more. Once the sampling limit is set it will impact all of your renders. For […]

Dining space with Blender Cycles (Profile)

How was your first interior visualization project using Blender? In most cases, you will start using Blender to see if it fits your project development workflow and make some render tests to evaluate results. What if you tried to go straight to a commercial project with your first try with Blender? If you don’t have […]

Kitchen modeling from a photo using fSpy

An architectural visualization project usually starts from a reference or idea that could be a technical drawing or a photo. You will either get those reference data from a client that needs the visualization as a marketing piece to sell his idea, or you might want to test your skills and recreate an existing project […]

Apartment renovation with Blender 2.8 and LuxCoreRender

The history of Blender and external render engines goes a long way. In the past, we didn’t have Cycles or Eevee to make realistic renders using Blender. The options were YafaRay or LuxRender in the open-source field. From those two renderers, we have LuxRender that today has the name of LuxCoreRender, which is version 2.0 […]

Recommended monitors for architectural visualization: April 2018

Having an excellent monitor for architectural visualization might give you an important advantage in your projects. The reason to spend a little more money on a top quality monitor is color accuracy. Imagine spending some time adjusting materials, textures, and lights for a project. If you do not have a monitor that can display accurate […]

Architectural visualization at the 2012 Blender Conference

This year I almost find the time and ill to attend to the 2012 Blender Conference, until I realize that if I made to Amsterdam, I would get really behind schedule on some projects. So, I will try again next year. But, if you couldn`t make to the conference like me, there are always the […]