The Modelport add-on by AECobjects provides a way to import 3DS, DAE, FBX, and OBJ files directly into ArchiCAD.
In addition to releasing the latest version of my Shoegnome Open Template, I've also recorded an ArchiCAD Rendering Tutorial video.
There are all sorts of interesting things you can do in ArchiCAD if you simplify your Attributes to almost zero. Here's where to start.
Are you familiar with LumenRT? It looks really cool. If nothing else watch the teaser video. Wow.
Curious about how good the ArchiCAD 18 rendering engine is? Check this out.
In this video I talk about how to create monochromatic models in ArchiCAD. There are a few techniques and they all offer some great potential.
I expect to have dozens of people argue against that title. But I sure bet it caught your attention. The real point is that most architectural software has something to teach us about our own preferred program. The examples are …
The above rendering is fairly typical of what I show clients these days. It’s not the most complex image, but it’s fast and easy. And you could imagine that with a little more effort scalies, trees, etc. could be easily …
Photorealistic rendering is probably the most time-consuming mode of architectural representation. Even approximating realistic lighting conditions and material effects through specialized rendering software is an arduous task of trial and error. While I recognize and respect the place of these …