BEST Visualization of YEAR 2016

2016 is behind us with 52 Best Weekly Visualization selected, as well as the 12 Monthly Best. Now is the time to announce the Best Visualization of the Year 2016. I’m very happy to present you with the “Yale Center for British Arts” Remake by Bertrand Benoit! It is never easy to pick the best one out of the best 12, but Bertrand sure excelled this time around, showcasing the remarkable subject matter that is Louis Kahn’s design.

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12 BEST of MONTH Visualizations of 2016

2017 started and it’s time to look back and reflect upon the best works posted by you on the forums during 2016. You can see all 52 best of week projects here – Best of Week 2016. Go ahead and take a look at them all, drop a good word and check here who entered the best 12 of the year. I’m very proud to share these great visuals with you and hope to see all of you keep sharing your remarkable works this year too! The top image has nothing to do with the final best of year pick in the end.

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The ArchVIZ BIZ – Starting a Studio : The Art

Yesterday we kickstarted a 5 parts series about The ArchVIZ BIZ by Norm Li. Read the introduction on the Job Board Blog to get a sense of what is coming… it’s GOOD! I’ve been keeping an eye on Norm Li’s studio since I started out 15 years ago and seeing how they grew to become the biggest independent ArchVIZ Studio in Canada is amazing. Lot’s of insight coming your way – brace yourself!

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Renzo Piano’s 87 Park by The Boundary

The Boundary showcases their latest and remarkable visuals for Renzo Piano’s 87 Park residential building in Miami. I had the pleasure seeing this remarkable piece of work for the first time during SOA Academy Day #6, during which The Boundary shared more information about the creation of the stills and animation this project called for. It is a pleasure for me to spotlight this project here, accompanied by some slides from The Boundary’s SOA Talk. Enjoy!
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Insight to Aerial Photography

It is not a secret that the photo being used as a backdrop for a photorealistic architectural visualisation, specifically an aerial, can make or break the visual. I find it odd I did not address this area of our work so far – When Virtual Meets Reality! That is why I’ve approached Jason Hawkes, A London based photographer specialising in Aerial Photography since 1991 to share his insight on the topic. Enjoy!

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