Seurat: An open-source tool to optimize scenes for VR

When you have an architectural project rendered in Cycles or Eevee, and you need to convert it to a virtual reality application, you probably will have to convert parts of the model manually. If your scene has millions of polygons, it might add a significant load to some virtual reality devices, like smartphone powered solutions. […]

Recommended standalone VR headsets

Earlier this week a much-expected product came to make the life of an architectural visualization artist investing in virtual reality more comfortable. The Oculus Go will enable anyone to have a high-quality immersive experience in VR without the need for a smartphone or expensive hardware. That is one of the causes for artists to not […]

Recommended accessories for VR and architecture

When you think about cutting-edge presentations for architectural projects, it is hard not to imagine anything unrelated to virtual reality. Even before the appearance of affordable technologies for VR in latest years, everyone always went to VR as a way to make a positive impression on architecture. Nowadays we have options to deploy presentations in […]

Chrome adds better support for WebVR and architecture

An architect once told me that a good presentation could even sell poorly designed projects. For that reason, a significant amount of architects and offices invest a lot on presentations. Nowadays the most sophisticated way to create impactful presentations is with the use of VR (Virtual Reality). The technology is becoming more accessible and using […]

Firefox improves support for WebVR and architecture

As a way to make immersive presentations with your architectural visualization projects, it is hard to beat VR (virtual reality) these days. You will not only be able to show and describe the building but give your potential customer the “real” feeling of being there. Until recently, you had to work on VR by creating […]

WebVR for architecture: a-frame updated to version 0.6.0

In the past few weeks, we have been talking a lot about the upcoming Blender 2.79, which is our most important tool to create a 3d visualization. But, alongside with Blender, another valuable tool received an update. That tool is a-frame! But, what is a-frame? It is an open source framework to create Web-based VR […]

VR for architecture using the Web

The use of VR for architectural visualization is a growing trend, and in the future, it might even become mandatory. What could be better than still images to show architectural projects? Lots of companies are looking for VR as the most immersive and sales driving experience for architecture. Getting a VR headset was never easier, […]

Modern interior panoramas

One of the projects that appeared in Blender 3D Architect was a modern interior shot, created by an artist called matelek. If you remember the article I couldn’t share much information about it because there weren’t any available. After a few days of speculation, the author finally posted some information! And my suspicions were correct, […]