As a lifelong learner it is important to sort and share information, tips and tutorials so you have them handy. For architecture and design I will share these here notes in a structured format. Currently there are 3 sections – Archviz, Unreal Engine and Other Software.


Changing Lightning and Skies in Renders (9:11m) – Results are nice.




Make your Blender 2.8 render look better – 15 minutes


Make your Blende 2.8 renders look niceMake your Blende 2.8 renders look nice15:20HighPhotoshopThese are quite small minor details that he is adding in photoshop which might be good for high quality renders.

3d modelling


Top 50 sites 3d – Quite nice and sorted. https://all3dp.com/1/free-3d-models-download-best-sites-3d-archive-3d/   Issue: Doesnt rate the quality. 

https://www.cgtrader.com/free-3d-models     Often high quality.

https://free3d.com/    Also not all are free… Some bad quality ones, some good ones. Not specific to architecture. Lets you sort by type, 3dsmax/obj models etc

https://flyingarchitecture.com/3d-models – Designer items. Very high quality and made for arch viz but much limited supply. If you want to make a goodlooking 3dmodel of render then this is a good point to grab detailed items. Limit: 5 objects per day.


http://www.3dmodelfree.com/    Some pretty nice and detailed ones. However, you download it in .rar… Also, at time of trial they timed out.

Quixel – They do super mega realístic scans and now is imported for free into UE4.



https://www.poliigon.com/  cost money but looks very professional.