© Assembly Studios
© Assembly Studios

ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION

For the most photorealistic architectural visualizations, architects and designers choose V-Ray to bring their ideas to life.
get started

Why is V-Ray the #1 3D rendering software for architectural visualization?

95 of the top 100 architecture firms use V-Ray to visualize the world's tallest buildings, most sustainable homes and smartest cities across the globe. Here's why.

When it comes to architectural visualization, whether you’re visualizing a custom home, sleek new office, or a remarkable feat of engineering, photorealistic images help viewers and clients understand how your designs translate into the real world. Long before a structure is built, viewers can appreciate the way light will interact with its materials, see the impact of its scale on the surroundings, and even choose the furnishings that will adorn the spaces from as early as the concept stage.

V-Ray is built for architecture. And it connects seamlessly with the top 3D modeling and design applications used in architectural visualization, including 3ds Max, Revit, Rhino, SketchUp, and Unreal. V-Ray’s full suite of tools allows you to render anything you can imagine, from early massing models to photorealistic imagery, animation — and even VR presentations of your final designs.

ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION SHOWREEL

A showcase of architectural visualization from some of the many talented designers,
studios and firms that we are fortunate to work with.

WHY V-RAY IS PERFECT FOR ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION

TURN YOUR IDEAS INTO PHOTOREALISTIC RENDERS

Whether you’re working on a quick concept or a final image for a presentation, rendering your designs will help viewers and clients better understand your ideas. V-Ray makes the process fast and simple at every stage of your pipeline with a raytracer that’s designed for quality, optimized for speed, and ready to scale.

© Radek Ignaciuk
Tomorrow © Gensler

YOUR BIGGEST PROJECTS CAN BE VISUALIZED WITH EASE

When scenes reach billions of polygons, it’s more important than ever to have a fast and robust renderer that will make light work of complex projects. V-Ray is built to handle your biggest models and most intricate scenes, using its arsenal of industry-proven features, including Adaptive Lights, Proxy Objects, and Distributed Rendering.

QUICKER RENDERS ALLOW FOR FASTER DECISIONS

You want to be able to render fast, but you want to make decisions even faster. V-Ray is built with many carefully designed presets and is built to take advantage of the latest CPU and GPU hardware with lightning-fast interactive production rendering to speed up revisions and help you make smarter, faster design choices.

© Pikcells
© Uniform

WORK SIMPLY & IN HARMONY WITH YOUR FAVORITE TOOLS

Intuitive controls and compatibility are a must when time is of the essence. V-Ray is easy to learn — and it gets easier to use with each new version — and it’s compatible with the most popular plugins for arch viz, including Forest Pack, Railclone, Substance Painter, plus many more. When your tools work together, everything is faster.

SEE HOW V-RAY IS USED IN ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION

ARCH VIZ TECHNOLOGY REPORT

We surveyed more than 5500 architects and artists from over 70 countries to get their take on the latest technology and trends. Check out our key findings.

ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION SHOWCASE

Chaos Group Software for Architectural Visualization

© Gonzalo Piacentino

One license. Infinite possibilities.

The ultimate 3D rendering and simulation toolset

V-Ray Collection combines our most powerful software to provide you with everything you need without worrying about numerous licenses. Get V-Ray, Phoenix FD, Project Lavina, Chaos Cloud & VRscans in a single collection.

Fast photoreal CPU & GPU rendering for artists and designers in architecture, games, VFX and VR.

TRY FREE >   BUY NOW >

The quick, easy-to-use secret for bringing SketchUp projects to life with exceptional realism.

TRY FREE >   BUY NOW >

The essential rendering software for architecture, automotive and product design workflows.

TRY FREE >   BUY NOW >

Professional rendering for architects, seamlessly integrated with the world’s top BIM application.

TRY FREE >   BUY NOW >

Production rendering in Unreal Engine, combining the best of both worlds — real-time & ray tracing.

TRY FREE >   BUY NOW >

Interested in seeing how V-Ray is used for interior design?

LEARN MORE >

Resources

Want to learn more about architectural visualization? Here are some helpful resources.