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Real-time rendering engines for architecture

We also wish we had free access to all of the architectural software and try them all out haha but no. While that happens, we like to read about all of the softwares and what they are for. Here are some you can use to have real-time rendering while doing your architectural projects. 
 
But what does real-time rendering mean though? According to Archdaily ” Real-time rendering is the process of using the same techniques you’ve been using for years for visualization—modeling, materials, lighting, and animation—but with the traditional rendering process replaced with a render engine that has the capability to render on the fly, in real time.” Read full article here.

Real-time rendering & virtual reality that brings your visual exploration directly into your modeling tools so you can focus on creating, designing, and building. Get more info here.

You guys already know we like Lumion and we have worked with Lumion, to see some of our youtube videos with this program check out our youtube channel. 

With Lumion 3D rendering software, architectural rendering feels like an integral part of the design process, from the initial concept to the big presentation.  Speed up design development with live, real-time rendering between Lumion and your CAD software with LiveSync. Get more info here.

A suite of products that helps you connect BIM data, stakeholders, and every phase of the AEC lifecycle in one immersive, collaborative real-time platform. Automate and accelerate 3D material creation and produce ultra-realistic content with AI-assisted artistry. Get more info here.

Explore your most complex 3D production scenes ray traced in real-time. With Chaos® Vantage, there are no time-consuming conversions. Simply drag and drop your complete V-Ray scene into Vantage and start exploring. There’s also a direct live link available from 3ds Max, so you can use it just like a viewport. Get more info here.

Combining an intuitive icon-driven interface with the power of Unreal Engine, Twinmotion offers architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping professionals a fast, easy, and fun way to produce stunning visualizations and immersive experiences. Get more info here.

Raytracing in Realtime. Vibe in Control. RTX featured soft shadow, reflection, refraction, global illumination, and skylight making every frame robust, visually pleasant, and lightning-fast responsive. Get more info here.

So which one of these real-time rendering engines do you use? Read our list for rendering software architects should be using here.

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