Sunday, May 30, 2010
Bentley MicroStation V8i XM | v8.11.05.17 | *.iso | 558 Mb
MicroStation V8i helps engineers, architects, GIS professionals, constructors, and owner-operators by promoting collaborative, streamlined workflows among multiple disciplines and across project teams.
MicroStation V8i software features the breadth and depth of technology needed for fully integrated project delivery throughout the infrastructure lifecycle. The benefits of MicroStation V8i include
•Increased information quality.
•Enhanced design quality.
•Improved operational safety.
•Reduced project costs.
•Shortened delivery times.
Bentley developed MicroStation V8i in direct response to the needs articulated by infrastructure professionals around the world.
99 people textures | alpha channel | hi-quality .tif | 111 Mb
Populate aerial designs with people who are also shown from aerial perspective. Views from slightly above the head to almost directly overhead. People are wearing busines as well as casual attire.
72 cars & trucks textures | alpha channel | hi-quality .tif | 168 Mb
Quality collection of 72 cars, trucks, SUV's, vans and minivans in various views. These Cars & Trucks images are mid 1990's models. Many of them also have see-through windows for added realism. European, Asian and American automobile manufacturers included.
59 tree textures | alpha channel | hi-quality .jpg or .tga | 101.46 Mb
The collection consists of:
Tree Textures - with Matching Alpha Textures.
5 Bush Textures, 38 Deciduous Tree Textures and 16 Winter Tree Textures.
Most Trees have a Texture Resolution around 2000 pixels.
All Tree Textures are saved in High Quality .JPG or .tga format.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Gingko Press | 2004 | English | ISBN-10 1584231955 | ISBN-13 978-1584231950 | 337 pages | PDF | 68.3 Mb
Functionality and aesthetics come together beautifully in this exhaustive sourcebook, which features 50 studies in contemporary renovating and over 1000 colour photographs. Making this the definitve sourcebook on renovating.
Monday, May 24, 2010
El Croquis Editorial | 2005 | English-Spanish | ASIN B000FG0DH4 | 170 pages | PDF | 18.55 Mb
This issue profiles a Belgian architect who helped pioneer the 'New Simplicity' movement in the late 1980's. It includes detailed drawings and numerous photos of single-family houses, museums, a rehabilitation center, the Law Courts at Ghent, and more, along with an interview and an analytical essay.
Sunday, May 23, 2010
El Croquis Editorial | 1995 | English-Spanish | 97 pages | PDF | 54 Mb
Ben van Berkel was trained to the Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and the Architectural Association School in London, where he locked 1987 its study. After he had worked short time for Zaha Hadid and Santiago Calatrava, he established himself in Amsterdam. It realized its first work in in Amersfoort, among other things factory (1990-91) and the Exterieur of a transformatorenhauses (1989-93). Van Berkels so far largest project is the draft for the Erasmusbruecke in Rotterdam (1990-95).
Saturday, May 22, 2010
El Croquis Editorial | 2000 | English-Spanish | ISBN-10 8488386419 | ISBN-13 978-8488386410 | 512 pages | PDF | 659 Mb
Siza's recent works and future projects, such as the Aveiro University Library, the Portuguese pavilion for EXPO '98, and the extension to the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum are gathered in this new issue. The projects are preceded by an interview with the architect and an introduction by William J.R. Curtis entitled Notes on Invention' which looks back at Siza's extensive oeuvre stretching over four decades.
B&B Italia - Furniture Master Collection | *.max, *.dwg, *.3ds, *.obj | 2D & 3D | 831 models | 4.89 Gb *.rar | 13.9 Gb unpacked
The complete furniture collection from B&B Italia.
Beds: 51 models
Chairs & Tables: 313 models
Sofa & Armchairs: 254 models
Wardrobe: 76 models
Outdoor Furniture: 137 models
VRay For SketchUp v.1.48.66 | 65.9 Mb
SketchUp is one of the most widely used and easy to learn 3D Modeling software on the market today. With V-Ray for SketchUp, users now have one of the most powerful rendering tools available to visualize their models with the utmost quality and realism. V-Ray works within the SketchUp environment allowing users to be able to efficiently incorporate the task of rendering within their current workflows. V-Ray for SketchUp works in Windows XP, Vista, and Mac OS.
* NEW! More shader types (great for metal textures!)
* NEW! More than 10 new procedural textures, including dirt (for more realistic renderings!)
* NEW! Lights now have the ability to add IES profiles (for light accuracy)
* NEW! Material can now be layered better
* NEW! Faster scene processing times
* NEW! Support for SketchUp transparency and alpha transparency
* True reflections and refractions
* Glossy reflections and refractions
* Global Illumination allows for photorealistic lighting
* Soft shadows support
* True HDRI support
* Fully multithreaded raytracing engine
* Native SketchUp materials supported and integrated into V-Ray materials
* Material editor with material preview
* Sun and sky system
* Physical camera
* Depth-of-field camera effects.
* Distributed rendering allowing a single image to be processed over up to ten machines
* Per material GI, background, reflection, and refraction
* V-Ray two-sided material for easy creation of thin translucency
* Animation support
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Evermotion Archinteriors Vol.07 | 570 Mb
Archinteriors vol. 7 gives you 10 textured and shadered visualization scenes ready to be rendered.
Technological Stuff *. max-object prepared for V-Ray 1.5 or newest.
El Croquis Editorial | 2002 | English-Spanish | ASIN B00008D9WY | 275 pages | PDF | 83 Mb
This issue features biographies, interviews, and the projects of Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries. Works include the Dutch Pavilion for the EXPO 2000, the Unterfohring Park Village, a housing silo in Amsterdam (SILODAM), the Museum of Primitive Arts Quai Branly, the Effenaar Cultural Centre, the BMW Event and Delivery Centre, and Donau City (Kissing Towers), amongst many more.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Monday, May 17, 2010
Sisyphus Software Grass-O-Matic v1.2 | 5.46 Mb
Grass-O-Matic is a procedural object which generates animated grass or hair. It allows you to individually configure and animate all the major characteristics of its grass geometry, and it also includes a built-in, gust-based wind system.
The plugin died after Max 5 came out, now had been recompiled as a free plugin.
Simian - VRay Architectural Materials Vol.1+2 | 130 Mb
A collection of V-Ray Architectural Material shaders for 3ds Max. Created by Simian, one of the leading visualization studios in the world, each material has been meticulously designed to allow professionals and newcomers alike the ability to produce stunning imagery with ease.
El Croquis Editorial | 1998 | English-Spanish | ISBN 9999941028 | 184 pages | PDF | 410 Mb
In this issue the editors of El Croquis continue with their presentation of the most significant international buildings amongst those recently completed or designed. The architects chosen are Herzog & De Meuron, Alvaro Siza, Rafael Moneo, Daniel Libeskind, and Dominique Perrault, and the issue is introduced by a text from Paul Virilio.
El Croquis Editorial | 2000 | English-Spanish | ASIN B001U2H1QS | 228 pages | PDF | 77.47 Mb
Kazuyo Sejima & Associates: Edificio de Apartamentos Gifu Kitagata. Edificio-U. Casa Pequeña.
SANAA [Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa]: Estudio Multimedia en Oogaki. Museo-N. Casa-S. Casa-M. Edificio-K. Park Café. Museo-O. Centro de Día para la Tercera Edad. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sydney. Centro para el Campus del Instituto Tecnológico de Illinois. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo en Roma. Stadstheater en Almere. Recuperación del Centro Histórico de Salermo. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Kanazawa.
Office of Ryue Nishizawa: Casa de Fin de Semana. Residencia Privada.
Architecture Magazine | 1995 | English/Spanish language | ASIN B000E28ZS8 | 175 pages | PDF | color scans | 29 Mb
Zaha Hadid was born in Baghdad in 1950, she studied architecture at the Architectural Association from 1972, where she was awarded the Diploma Prize in 1977. She then became a member of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture; began teaching at the AA with Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis; and later lead her own studio at the AA until 1987. Her academic concerns have continued to the present, with periods of visting professiorship at Columbia and Harvard universities, and a series of Master Classes and lectures at various venues around the world. During 1994 she held the Kenzo Tange chair at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. This book is written in both English and Spanish.
Architecture Magazine | English/Spanish language | 175 pages | PDF | color scans | 167 Mb
Bolles & Wilson Architects
Entrevista Con Peter Wilson- Levene, Richard
Entrevista Con Peter Wilson- Márquez Cecilia, Fernando
Una Perspectiva Neoyorkina- Dollens, Dennis L.
Cuerpos Simples- Nagel, Ulrich
Los Caprichos Teológicos De La Mercancía-Lahuerta, Juan José
Casa Blackburn-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson
Edificio En La Calle Cosmos-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson Guardería En Frankfurt-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson
Centro De Exposiciones En Kassel-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson Centro De Arte Y Tecnología De Los Medios Zkm-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson
Folie En Osaka-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson
Biblioteca De Münster-Architekturbüro Bolles Wilson
Edificio De Oficinas En Santander-Bayón, Mariano
Edificio De Viviendas En San Francisco El Grande-Bayón, Mariano Edificio De Viviendas En Palomeras-Bayón, Mariano Torres De Avila-Arribas, Alfredo
Torres De Avila- Mariscal, Javier
Torres De Avila-Morte, Miguel
Barna Crossing-Arribas, Alfredo
Barna Crossing-Morte, Miguel