Blender Addons for Architectural Visualization (ArchViz)

By InspirationTuts

In this article, we will be discussing 16 of the best Blender addons for Architectural visualization. These tools can help you create amazing interior and exterior scenes in a short period of time with high quality results!

16_Real grass
Real Grass is an awesome add-on that lets you enjoy the realistic feeling of PBR grass and weeds in your scene.

15_Building tools
This add-on is an amazing new way to build your dream house. By using the best elements from different buildings, you can create a detailed home in no time at all!

14_Real trees
Have you ever wanted to create an awe-inspiring forest scene? With Real Trees, it’s never been easier! This add on provides 20 models of some of the most commonly seen trees in our world.

13_Sketch Style
SKETCH STYLE is an addon that can be used for Ambient Occlusion, “clay” and “sketch” type renderings, like what we can find in professional software that have the ability to create nonrealistic renders such as SketchUp.

12_Blender open street map
Simple 3D buildings are now a reality for those who want to create an exterior city scene or any outdoor setting. This new feature in Blender-osm will use the information coming from online satellite imagery that becomes translated into your virtual viewport, giving you all the tools needed without having too much knowledge of how it works!

11_JArch vis
JARCH Vis is an add-on for Blender 3D that helps artists to create certain architectural objects in a way that makes them easily customizable. It uses the power of computer vision, artificial intelligence and deep neural networks along with other cutting edge technologies like machine learning or Bayesian statistics when needed – all this means you can have more control over your creations than ever before!

10_Blender GIS
Blender GIS is a free software tool for creating city landscapes and exterior environments. This addon uses satellite data to create detailed 3D models, which makes it similar in function with Blender OSM except without the cost of purchasing or installing anything on your computer other than whatever programs you already own like Photoshop® CC 2017 (free).

The Object Scatter addon for Blender allows you to scatter objects on a surface. It doesn’t have be planes that you want, it can also do spheres!

This add-on comes with Blender and allows you to create a lot of architectural elements.

7_City builder 3d
This addon allows artists to Create custom cities in Blender with over 40 various 3d modeled and textured building assets that can be applied to the 3d scene very quickly.

6_True grass
With 8 different species of grass, 3 weed types and 5 plantlife/flowering organisms to choose from you’re sure to find a perfect match for your worlds aesthetic. You’ll also notice some realistic ground debris which can be used as an extra touch if desired!

E-Cycles is a Blender addon that is used to achieve better raytracing performance.

This asset pack contains various kinds of vegetation and debris which can be used to add a realistic touch for visualization scenes.

3_Pro lighting skies
Pro-lighting:Skies is an add-on from Blender guru that artists can use to instantly change outdoor lighting to any time of the day, any weather, and achieve more realistic results because it is based on using high dynamic range images or what is known as HDRI.

The Archipack is a Blender addon that contains a collection of parametric primitives for ArchViz.

Gaffer is a Blender add-on that helps artists light their scenes by presenting all the right settings in convenient panels for quick access and experimentation which can help save time, efficiency and focus on creating better lighting.

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