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 […]

Pantry & Island: 360 render for architecture in Blender

When you think about an architectural visualization presentation, probably the first thing that comes to mind is either an image or video. Both methods work great for most projects and will do the job of visually describing how the scene will look by the time the project comes to reality. But, with the technology we […]

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 […]

Free WebGL ebook

One of the most critical technologies to get 3d content on the web is WebGL. It will give you all resources necessary to convert architectural visualization projects to modern browsers. It could be a simple 3d animation on the browser or a full virtual reality (VR) experience. If you were always curious about the way […]

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 […]