Bjarke Ingels Group and the BIG U

Renderings have the ability to shape the way we think about problems and see their solutions. In this video with Bjarke Ingels Group, you’ll dive into the BIG U design concept that aims to protect lower Manhattan while bringing local communities together.

Gaming technology in architecture

Act-3D was among the pioneers when it applied gaming technology to architectural visualization by developing Lumion. This trend has now been seized upon by the rest of the architectural software industry.Way back in 1998 Act-3D recognised that the future of...

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Monaco visualized with Lumion

The European city state Monaco uses Lumion to visualize their entire country.Different architects upload their models in order to fine tune this huge 3D database of more than 40 million polygons. The database is owned by the government and provides the government,...

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New Tutorials

The tutorial section has been updated to include Tutorials for all the new features in Lumion 5.0. Head over to the tutorial page now to view all available tutorials. Lumion Tutorial Index

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Visualization in the BIM landscape

An interview with Paul Woddy of White Frog.Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a term that’s been around for well over a decade but it’s continued to enter the consciousness of the architectural and construction communities over recent years at an ever-increasing...

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AECOM Interview

“You guys seem to have really hit the mark and broken the paradigm that 3D visualization is hard to do! “ Does Lumion have a "strong potential as a game-changer”? Check out this interview with J.J. Riestra of AECOM.Read the interview

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Interview with Montana Consulting and Design about BIM.

We have an excellent article about how Lumion relates to BIM. We interviewed Joe Sirilla & Nick Louloudis of Monta Consulting and Design to ask them several question like: How does visualization fit into the BIM processes? Both Joe and Nick are experienced with...

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Lumion 5.0 Now Available

Lumion 5 is now available. The movie in the article provides an excellent overview of what is new. Highlights include improved render performance, physically based materials, mass placement and new realistic, 3D scanned people. There is much more so make sure you...

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How fast rendering improves your workflow.

Fast is a relative term. If Lumion is fast, then what is it faster than? And is it fast enough? In this article, we look at how Lumion is faster than the alternative tools and methods that aim to render a high-quality visualizations of architectural designs.To put it...

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