Architectural Rendering Glossary

The field of computer graphics is developing very fast. The wording is becoming more and more complex, leading to misunderstandings in technical discussions among architects and other rendering enthusiasts. We want to explain the most important, recent concepts so that you can get the most out of your architecture designs. General Explanations Rendering The term […]

Who is Dr.Photon?

Many times, people ask us: “Where does the power behind Enscape come from? Is this all real and man-made?“, which is indeed a tricky question. We agreed on not telling the truth, to conceal one of our allies in fighting the menace of slow rendering. Until now. Truth be told, we received help. Help from a […]

RTC NA 2016 – Learnings, Presentations, Parties

Last week we visited the Revit Technology Conference North America in Scottsdale (near Phoenix) Arizona. Partnering with Read|Thomas and Bimstore we had the most interesting booth with most visitors at the whole RTC. Having a look at our booth, it is not hard to imagine why: Inviting Speakers for a Drink Already the first evening […]

Version 1.6. Update with new features and improved graphics

The main improvements of version 1.6 are focused on increasing the user’s options to customize the project scene. For a detailed list of changes take a look at our Knowledgebase. Exposure In the “General” setting tab you now have additional settings for accurate manual Exposure. The auto exposure setting, which is activated by default, automatically adjusts the […]

Embedding Sound Sources In Revit Family Components

Adding ambient sounds to your Revit project creates a more compelling and realistic experience. But nesting sound sources within Family Components increases coordination and ease of use.   You should know by now that Enscape ( allows you to add sound sources to your project. The sound sources even respond to the acoustic qualities of […]

Version 1.5 Update with New and Improved Workflow

Enscape™ ( version 1.5 was released this week with improved features and workflow. Just a few of the highlights: Photometric Lights: Lighting fixtures use real IES light profiles for extra realism. Sun Path: Revit’s date and world location is used to simulate sun angles Faster and Better Graphics: More fluid experience with less noise, better reflections on glass and [...]

Exploring SketchUp in Real-Time

Now that Enscape ( has made a beautiful, real-time visualization and decision-making environment for Revit a lot of people have asked, “What’s the next application to get the Enscape treatment? Enscape is real-time in real-time. No exporting, post production, or need to learn another expensive application. Just start Enscape and start exploring!” Should it be […]

Beautiful Physical Model Simulation in Enscape

It happened again! It used to happen often during my years at Revit and Autodesk: a customer wants to be able to do something that’s not in the box. Hmmm. Dig around a bit and wouldn’t you know there’s a nice technique to do that in Revit. Just yesterday, an Enscape ( customer said, “We’d […]

Focusing On Your Project Details with Revit’s Section Box

Telling a great story with Enscape ( isn’t just about being able to create beautiful renderings or side-by-side, real-time visualization. It’s about being able to focus on what’s really important. Enscape photorealistically shows you exactly what’s going on in your Revit file – flaws and all. And when you really need to zoom in on […]

What Do All Those Settings Do?

Enscape ( has lots of settings that are probably very familiar to someone that uses a prosumer /DSLR camera and Photoshop. But for everyone else it may be kind of confusing (at first). Here’s a link to a series of slides in PDF format that presents some important best practices for using Enscape™ with Revit […]

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