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Gemma Da Silva

Gemma Da Silva

Last updated: January 06, 2023  •  3 min read

The Enscape Top 10: Our Most Popular Articles of 2022

Two leaders in visualization merging, free rendering resources, and the latest Enscape product updates, these articles resonated the most with our community of architects and designers in 2022! Counting down from 10...

10. Architecture Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Potential Employer

Preparation is key, especially knowing which architecture interview questions to ask your potential employer if you want to stand out and succeed 🍾. This article shares 15 questions to ask during an interview and provides some insights from experts in the field.

9. Tell Your Story Through Video: Tips for Rendering Animations in Enscape

Videos are a great way to present your design ideas to clients as they are easy to understand. This article takes you through the steps of how to create, modify, and export animations in Enscape 🎬.

8. Enscape for Mac: Now Available for SketchUp

One of our highlights of 2022, Enscape for Mac launched for SketchUp, bringing super fast visualization to design workflows on the Mac for the first time!

7. Electric Lighting in Revit and Enscape Explained

As lighting is a crucial element within architecture and interior design, it's important to analyze it as much as possible during the design stages of a project. These artificial lighting in Revit and Enscape tips from Dan Stine of Lake | Flato Architects are also valid for other design applications such as SketchUp and Rhino💡.

6. The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started With Enscape for SketchUp

This mega guide contains everything you need to know to get up and running with Enscape for SketchUp. From system requirements and installation to how to render an image, it's all here 📑.

5. Top Visualization Tools: 3D Models, Rendering Materials, and More!

Many of these 3D visualization tools have been recommended by top Enscape users. Add new dimensions to your renderings with 3D models from TurboSquid and CGTrader or custom-made materials with the help of Adobe Substance 3D.

4. Bridging the Gap: First Steps Towards a Unified Visualization Workflow with Enscape and V-Ray

Not only does this post win our longest title of the year award 🏆, it also announces an exciting development in visualization. The ability to bring compatible Enscape elements into V-Ray to help create professional architectural visualizations with greater speed and ease. We have also just announced the initial release of Enscape compatibility with V-Ray 6 for Revit is now available 👏. 

3. Enscape and Chaos Merger: Your Questions Answered

Heading into our top three articles of the year, addressing your questions about the announced merger of Enscape and Chaos attracted over 10,000 page views 🎉. If you're interested in knowing what has happened since then, see how we are continuing to improve your design and visualization workflow

2. Elevating Your Design Experience With Enscape 3.4 (and 3.3)

Whenever we announce that we have added a shiny new feature or improved your Enscape workflow, the viewing numbers go through the roof. And rightly so. This year we introduced site context, improved reflections, material overwrites, alpha channel export, almost 500 new assets, and much more. Learn about the improvements and take advantage of your free upgrade to Enscape version 3.4 or 3.3 if you haven't already done so. (P.S. Enscape 3.5 is on the way and is expected to be with you in Spring 2023). 

1. 40+ Sites With Free Downloadable 3D Visualization Content

A personal favorite of mine, this blog post TOPS the list of 2022 articles on the Enscape Blog! 🌟 Over 40 websites where you can find awesome free 3D visualization resources and tools. Looking for somewhere that provides free 3D models? Free materials? Free skyboxes? Free software to help you create your own content? This article has it all. Even a downloadable infographic and links to all of the featured websites (we really went all out on this one 😁). We hope you find it useful, and if you do, please remember that sharing is caring 😉. 

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We love to share customer stories, visualization tips, company and product news, and the latest trends we see impacting the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. If you'd like to contribute or have an idea for an article, drop us a line any time! We are real (and quite lovely) humans behind what you see and read here😀

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Gemma Da Silva
Gemma Da Silva

Gemma is part of the Content team at Chaos and loves to provide architects and designers with practical tips to improve their workflows and visualizations. If you have something you'd like to share with the wider Enscape community, email marketing@enscape3d.com!