Free textures and HDR maps for architecture

Blender 2.8: The beginner's guide

Having a good asset library is essential to becoming a productive architectural visualization artist, and nowadays you will find several online libraries that offer creative commons zero resources. Some of them are updated every week, and it is hard to keep track of all new assets.

We made a list with the most recent additions to two incredibly useful online libraries for architecture, which are Texture Haven and HDRI Haven.

At those libraries, you will find textures and HDRI maps to use in your projects.

Here is a list with the most recent updates on textures:

And the newest HDRI maps:

The textures are in PBR format, and you will get multiple maps for each surface. For the HDRI maps you will find numerous resolution options, going up to 16k sometimes, and files as HDR maps.

Blender 2.8 for architecture


  • Mukondi

    thank you .. i love they way you can download all maps as jpeg or png on texture heaven. Quickly question what gives better quality between jpeg and png ?

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