Free PBR materials and textures

If you make a quick search on news and tutorials related to rendering and materials, you probably will notice that PBR (Physically based render) is a hot subject. Everyone seems to be talking about this kind of rendering because we can work with that on Cycles. What is exactly PBR? If you never heard of […]

98 Free Scifi based textures

Among the resources for architecture that I usually share with my readers (you) here at Blender 3D Architect, most of the time they are “standard” assets like furniture and textures for vegetation, bricks and more. But, what if you needed some textures for a highly contextualized project? Something with a theme related to Scifi. For […]

Free download of 200 cutout people

Why should we use people on our architectural visualization projects? By inserting images or 3d models of future users of a planned space, you will be able not only to show how space will relate to “users” and also give a sense of scale. A lot of projects we see around focus on getting furniture […]

Free download of 4096×4096 leaf textures

When you have to represent nature in architectural visualization, the use of textures can become the small difference between a natural surface, and something that doesn’t resemble a living thing. And to get nature right you probably will need lots of leaf textures. Would you like to download a set of more than 200 textures […]

Free HDR maps in 16.000 x 8.000 pixels

When you have to setup a scene to render using Blender Cycles for architecture, you may already have noticed that HDR maps are an essential element of getting a high-quality light environment. Of course, a problem in this kind of situation is how to get HDR maps in high resolution? Do you want to download […]

Free collection of PBR textures

Among the various types of resources I usually find for architectural visualization and that is shared here in Blender 3D Architect, a lot of them lately are coming from game related content. Since game artists also need high-quality textures and furniture, is not unusual to find whole collections of game art that can improve architectural […]

Yet another free online normal map generator

At some point in your architectural visualization project, you will have to deal with all kinds of textures and among them, we can look normal maps as one of the most important of them. The problem here is that not all textures and libraries have normal maps available, and we have to find a way […]

Free download of seamless brick textures

If you want to setup a standard material in architecture such as bricks, it would be great to have some seamless textures to play around. With seamless textures, you can repeat those images on a large surface and have no apparent “connection” between each one of them. Even for artists, that choose to paint their […]