Articles tagged in "architecture"

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V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2 released

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2 works seamlessly in SketchUp 2020. It’s packed with new features and optimizations that make it easier, smoother and more enjoyable to create high-quality renders.

A CG image of a golden sculpture in a court© Wild Design Studio
How embracing V-Ray for Grasshopper fired up this studio’s designs

With V-Ray Next for Rhino product rendering software, Wild Design Studio can render stunning designs quickly from Grasshopper. The couple tell us how they do it.

An apartment with a city view© Nikos Nikolopoulos
What to expect from the Total Chaos 2020 Masterclasses

The Total Chaos Masterclasses are a unique opportunity to boost your knowledge with expert advice from seasoned industry pros. Here’s everything you need to know.

A metallic reactor in a gully with plants© Aaron Rabago
Why this V-Ray-rendered student work won the public’s hearts

Architectural visualization student Aaron Rabago discusses his mysterious 3D render that won the public vote in our “Undiscovered” student rendering contest.

Light and render day and night scenes in V-Ray for Cinema 4D

Learn how to light and render daytime and nighttime arch-viz exteriors using V-Ray for Cinema 4D with these two helpful video tutorials by Fabio Palvelli.

Alex Nice and Robert Nederhorst — John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

Glass act: “John Wick 3’s” VFX supervisor and concept artist reflect on creating the movie’s incredible translucent sets — and then smashing them up.

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ASAI Architecture & Imagined Environments Panel

Arch-viz trailblazers and super-talented VFX artists join Chris to talk about the past, present and future of visualization for architecture and other mediums.

Caustic effects showing light rays reflected or refracted by a pool of water and projected onto a wooden surface
What are caustics and how to render them the right way

Caustics are everywhere in the real world but rarely seen in renders. Learn why they’ve been ignored — and how you can now render them effortlessly in Corona.

CG Render of Boston University Data Sciences CenterBoston University Data Sciences Center by KPMB Architects © Norm Li
How to build an inspirational arch-viz studio

Norm Li creates some of the best-looking arch-viz renders for the real estate development, architecture and design industries. The viz firm shares its top tips.

V-Ray Next for SketchUp product banner with logo© Hakan Sanli
V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 released

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 offers a feature-packed boost with deeper SketchUp integration, performance optimizations and even more streamlined workflows.

One Post Office Square is a 41-story tower in Boston’s Financial District rendered by TILTPIXEL© TILTPIXEL
How V-Ray Next sped up TILTPIXEL’s 3ds Max renderings by 25%

TILTPIXEL reveals how it visualized the modernization of a decades-old architectural structure to meet the demands of modern tenants, with V-Ray and Phoenix FD.

CG render of a cityscape from aboveCourtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects
Zaha Hadid Architects on the tech behind its iconic designs

V-Ray is a fundamental part of the renowned architecture studio, Zaha Hadid Architects. Jose Pareja Gomez and Marko Margeta discuss the tech behind the design.

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates V-Ray for Grasshopper© Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
What is V-Ray for Grasshopper? KPF reveals the magic

Adding V-Ray to Rhino’s visual programming language has opened up new ways of creating imagery, animation and designs. KPF’s Cobus Bothma explains more.

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V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 1 released

V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 1 is packed with performance optimizations, UI and workflow improvements, and powerful new functionality for V-Ray for Grasshopper.

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How to render an underwater shot with V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Learn how to render a convincing swimming pool — with fog and caustics — for your next arch-viz animation with these tips and video guide by Mario Cameras.

Cobus Bothma — Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Discover how this world-renowned architecture firm is embracing technology and future-proofing workflows via Lavina, mixed reality and machine learning.

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Two-time Rookies winner discusses his V-Ray journey so far

Mads Lind Nicolaisen has found his true calling in arch-viz — and he’s already picked up two Rookies awards. We chat to this prodigy about education and V-Ray.

Alex Hogrefe Visualizing Architecture© Alex Hogrefe
How to make the most of V-Ray for SketchUp in arch-viz

Arch-viz blogger and artist Alex Hogrefe on why V-Ray for SketchUp is a breakthrough for his work and how it can transform the way you visualize designs.

V-Ray for Unreal webinar — watch now!

The latest V-Ray for Unreal update is packed with great new features. Join CG Specialist Valentin Yovchev to discover how to make the most of them.

Students are flocking to Frank Collazo's classes. Learn why

He's created imagery for Apple, Mercedes-Benz and Verizon — and he teaches at the same time. Find out how he's using his knowledge to inspire a new generation.

Jake Williams and Greg Rogers — WeWork

Colossally successful coworking company WeWork needs lots of renders in no time. Join the guys who head up its visualization team to find out how they do it.

Students get a leg up on the competition

Attendees at 3D College Denmark create work worthy of professional studios. We talk to tutor Nicklas Byriel about inspiring a new generation of CG artists.

Jose Pareja Gomez and Marko Margeta — Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects’ incredible designs require cutting-edge technology, new visualization techniques — and a bunch of creativity. Find out how they do it.

Getting totally educated at Total Chaos

With Academies, Masterclasses, panel discussions, presentations and more, Total Chaos was a perfect event for anyone who wanted to jumpstart their career in CG.