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 […]

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 […]

Urban visualization with Blender

A urban visualization projects is really challenging for any architectural visualization artist due to the amount of information and objects that might be present on the scene. If your street has lots of threes and vegetation, you will be in serious trouble without a good plan to produce your images. I just saw an interesting […]

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Interactive architectural visualization made with Blender

From all features that Blender offers to architectural visualization artists, one of the most interesting is the ability to create interactive visualization without the need of any external tools. The Blender Game Engine was not designed specific for architectural visualization, but has been used by lots of artists to create interactive walkthroughs for many projects. […]

Room visualization with Blender and Octane Render

The amount of external renders available today for Blender is really great, and there are options for all types of artists with free and commercial options. One of these commercial options is Octane Render, which is a really nice renderer with nice support for GPU computing. Here is an example of visualization created with Octane […]

State of the architectural visualization industry

As an architect that works mostly with visualization of projects and who teaches, and started to get involved with computer graphics since the first year of college back on the mid 90’s, I must say that I have choose the right path. The architectural visualization industry is a big part of the cg field and […]

Quick visualization with Blender and YafaRay for architecture

Even with the entire buzz around Blender Cycles these days, there are still a lot of artists working with architectural visualization in Blender and rendering their scenes with either YafaRay or LuxRender. You may remmenber suomi from the YafaRay user forums, which is a very talented artist that uses Blender to create architectural renderings. He […]