The GH House Challenge 23 Finalists

I’m very proud to present the images created by the 23 finalists of the first Architectural Visualization Challenge – The GH House. The public vote by the forums members is also open and you are all invited to take part in voting for your favorite! Don’t forget to submit your feedback if you participated in the challenge or even just visited the forums during this event.

The finalists (in alphabetical order)

Below is the list of all the qualifying finalists with their forums users name point to their WIP threads so you can visit and follow all their progress from start to finish. On the right side you can see what software each one used in the process of creating their images.

  • 3dsmax, VRay, Onyx
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, SketchUP, Maxwell Render
  • Cinema4D, Bodypaint, VRay for C4D
  • Blender, SketchUP, Kerkythea
  • 3dsmax, VRay, DOF Pro
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • SketchUP, Indigo, VRay for SU
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • Maya, Mental Ray
  • SketchUP, Maxwell Render, Twilight
  • 3dsmax, SketchUP, Mental Ray
  • 3dsmax, Maya, VRay, GW:Ivy
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • 3dsmax, VRay
  • Cinema4D, VRay for C4D
  • Blender, Indigo, Onyx

Here are the finalists images

14 replies
  1. Vladislav Dechev
    Vladislav Dechev says:

    I didn’t participate in the competition, but I can’t understand why are there so many finalist? As of the images above, only 3-4 of them are worth showing, most of the others are at stage 1 – beginners, IMHO.

    My personal favorite is: Anton Cherenko

    Best of luck to all!

    • Ronen Bekerman
      Ronen Bekerman says:

      Finalists are those who actually submitted images for the judging stage. Only 5 awards will be given after the judging is done.

    • Insomnia3d
      Insomnia3d says:

      Ronen this was a great competition, and although I did not participate I was turned to it by a buddy of mine and have been following the entries for about a month. Congrats on the outcome, I think it is amazing to see these images from concept to final and I am sure everyone entering this competition has learn from the process as well as the work from other users. I was really surprised by some of the concepts and in general they all look great.

      Vladislav Dechev (Mr. Authority) – Too bad you were not able to join this competition, judging by your confidence and harsh view of the entries, you would had won it- Next one chief! I do have to disagree with your assessment of the finalists, after all we are all beginners since no one really know everything about CG and every single image above contains strong points and I cannot think of any of them that should not be there, since none of them look like ‘beginners’ to me and they took their free time to be involved.

      Good luck to everyone, and Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

    • Jake
      Jake says:


      These are all great entries. Your comment regarding “only 3-4 worth showing” is ridiculous.

      To all:

      Nice work everyone and great competition Ronen. Not to slight the other renders, because they all have their strengths and weaknesses, but what in the world would the arch-viz world do without VRay? Wow!

    • Pibuz
      Pibuz says:

      Thank you Ronen for having thrown this competition. I did not have any time for playing with your wonderful model, but I see very interesting projects posted as final entries. There is already a lot to learn from each submission. Congratulations to all the contestants and good luck to all. Many of you have posted unbelievable images.

  2. KYZ
    KYZ says:

    Great competition. I did not participate, but I was lurking on forums every now and then and checking out the progress. Overall, the contestants were very good, and some of the renders are stunning.

    So, when can we expect next competition?

  3. blowback
    blowback says:

    What a great competition. Good luck to all of you and keep up the excellent work. Can’t wait for the next one.

  4. artmak
    artmak says:

    Congrats to all the finalists!

    Really nice work!

    Its a challenge in itself just to reach this stage, many of us had to bail-out for various reasons.

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