An important part of any building is the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems. It can often be difficult to fully convey to clients the complexity and the design intent of these [...]
As the year comes to a close, let’s look ahead and speculate which technology trends will shape the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry in 2019.
This post will discuss ways to give your project a reality boost using Enscape. Many people are already taking advantage of these ideas, albeit separately perhaps.
Wood is an amazing and versatile natural material we all love, in its natural setting, as carved figures and furniture or as finishes within buildings. This material has many characteristics such [...]
Representing grass has always been a challenge in architectural graphics, especially for the average designer who does not specialize in developing computer generated graphics (CGI). The best we [...]
Glass is an amazing material which provides a barrier from the elements while allowing a visual connection to the beauty around us; it provides light and even desired warmth in the cold season. [...]
A rendering technique nearly perfected in the gaming world is the understanding and application of Albedo to their materials. The result is a consistent, more realistic effect throughout all your [...]
Best Practices for Water in Architectural Design Architectural visualization can often incorporate water, whether as an integral feature like a swimming pool, or as an indirect detail, such as an [...]
Best Practices for Lighting and Exposure When a Revit model has materials set up correctly and properly placed lighting fixtures, it will look great in Enscape without changing any of the [...]
SketchUp Material Editor – Enhanced Materials in SketchUp I previously wrote a post on using Enscape with SketchUp which covered light sources. This post will cover the monumental [...]
Best Practices for Revit Materials with Enscape; Stone and Masonry The fundamentals of creating a Revit material are fairly straightforward; create a new material, assign a texture and render in [...]
Best Practices for using Revit Decals with Enscape Do you want to make your visualizations more realistic or meaningful to your client? You may have client specific images, wayfinding graphics or [...]