Visualisation

Maxwell Render Available Now for Revit

Maxwell Render for Revit Revit users can now enjoy this new comfortable and time-saving workflow for editing and rendering scenes, using Maxwell Render directly from the Revit interface. Here are a few of the highlights: Compatibility with Revit 2012 and 2013 – any edition Support for Revit lights including IES Support for many built-in Revit...

Animate Your Revit Model with Image-O-Matic

Do you want to animate your Revit model? Instead of a tedious process of manually changing parameters and exporting images, you can use Image-O-Matic to automatically create dozens, hundreds, or thousands of images to show phases or a range of parameter values. Use these images to easily review your design, create slideshows, consider alternatives, or...
Let Form Follow Information - Climate Responsive Design at SERA Architects

Let Form Follow Information – Climate Responsive Design at SERA Architects

Very innovative approach: For the last 50 years, buildings have been designed mostly the same way. The process starts with architects designing a building form that relates to its context and accommodates the client’s program, then progresses through increasingly detailed design phases. In thinking about climate-responsive buildings, SERA staff began to question how we could...
New York City's Greenhouse Gas Emissions as One-Ton Spheres of Carbon Dioxide Gas

New York City’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions as One-Ton Spheres of Carbon Dioxide Gas

In 2010 New York City added 54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (equivalent) to the atmosphere, but that number means little to most people because few of us have a sense of scale for atmospheric pollution. Carbon Visuals (http://www.carbonvisuals.com) and Environmental Defense Fund (http://www.edf.org/climate/remaking-energy) wanted to make those emissions feel a bit more real...

RevUp Render Supports V-Ray Distributed Rendering in the Cloud

A new on-demand cloud rendering service takes advantage of distributed rendering in V-Ray 2.0 software—includes the ability to control and monitor rendering on the desktop in the cloud. More at www.revuprender.com
an(i)ma 1.0 - Character Animation and Crowd Animation for Architectural Visualizations

an(i)ma 1.0 – Character Animation and Crowd Animation for Architectural Visualizations

This looks really easy to set-up: “an(i)ma is the fastest stand-alone character animation application developed especially for architects and designers, ideal for quickly and easily creating of stunning 3D Animations in less time. Our motion-editing tools and content make 3D character animation easy and affordable and enables creative and technical artists to take on de...
Twinmotion: Realtime Rendering from Revit

Twinmotion: Realtime Rendering from Revit

Check this out: A Revit export add-in for the Twinmotion real-time engine has been released this summer and caught attention within the architects community. Within the group of advisors and supporters are name like Aéroports de Paris, Atelier Jean Nouvel, Peter Cook, Eric Owen Moss, Peter Eisenmann, Zaha Hadid Architects and Renzo Piano Building Workshop....
London: The Leadenhall Building Animation

London: The Leadenhall Building Animation

Just found that great building design/ construction progress animation: “Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners the 47 storey, 736 ft (224m) Leadenhall tower is set to become one of the tallest buildings in the City of London and will combine nearly half an acre of landscaped open space with modern, flexible offices and retail...

V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max – Daylight Set Up for an Interior Scene

This tutorial from ChaosGroupTV YouTube channel (Chaosgroup are the makers of V-Ray) shows how to create a simple day light setup for interior scenes using V-Ray and Autodesk 3ds Max.
Cradle 2 Cradle, What is That?

Cradle 2 Cradle, What is That?

Ever wanted to get a concise and well visualized summary on what the Cradle to Cradle Design System is all about? The trailer below was done for the Dutch product design company Reggs. To read more on Cradle to Cradle (C2C, Cradle 2 Cradle) go to Wikipedia or explore the sites of the two C2C...
Parametric Painting in Revit

Parametric Painting in Revit

Just came across this cool preview for a Revit Technology Conference RTC2011 presentation by Tim Waldock on “Designing in Revit Using Parametric Formulas” – This example is using adaptive components and the “Reactor Pattern” principle to examine facade design.

Importing Revit Architecture into Unity3D Tutorial

This is a tutorial describing the basic steps involved with importing Revit Architecture model into Unity3D for realtime, online architectural visualization. Check out our Architectural Beginner’s Kit for additional tutorial documentation, prefabs and resources to help get your Unity3D architecture project started: archvirtual.com/​?p=2950