Visualise Your
Architectural Designs

Create powerful architectural visualisations with the most advanced tools in the industry with 3ds Max software.

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Why 3ds Max? 

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Create higher-quality imagery

Help clients visualise your architecture ideas down to the last detail. Advanced tools in 3ds Max give you the unmatched ability to create the highest quality photorealistic renderings.

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Work faster and meet deadlines

Create better 3D content in less time by automating tasks. Accommodate design alternatives, handle client changes responsively, freely test concepts – and know in advance whether they will work.

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Win more bids with interactive rendering

The built-in Arnold renderer provides a fully interactive experience and can render previews while you work and iterate quickly.

Architectural Visualisation Brochure

Produce accurate, beautiful, high-quality architectural renderings
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Architectural Visualisation Brochure

Produce accurate, beautiful, high-quality architectural renderings
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“Having such powerful tools places more focus on us to do the best job possible through creating alluring moods and lighting spaces more effectively.”

Ben Rappell, FKD Studio

Autodesk 3ds Max enables architects, designers and visualisation specialists to fully explore, validate and communicate their creative ideas, from concept models to cinema-quality visualisations. A comprehensive 3D modelling, animation and rendering solution, 3ds Max delivers powerful lighting simulation and analysis technology, advanced rendering capabilities, and a faster, more integrated workflow.

3ds Max provides a powerful way to sharpen your competitive edge, visually communicate your client’s proposed designs and beautifully tell their story with realistic elements and details.

Bring architectural visualisations to life – with everything from interior walkthroughs to exterior environments, fully populated with roads, buildings and landscapes, and animated with cars, people and natural elements.

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Why you will love 3ds Max

TRANSFORM TECHNICAL TO VISUAL
3ds Max offers a rich and flexible toolset to model premium architectural designs, allowing full artistic control to translate technical drawings into visual stories.
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Why you will love 3ds Max

TRANSFORM TECHNICAL TO VISUAL
3ds Max offers a rich and flexible toolset to model premium architectural designs, allowing full artistic control to translate technical drawings into visual stories.
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Key benefits

Inspire, communicate and sell your vision with detailed environments, objects and embellishments.

HIGH QUALITY IMAGERY

Advanced tools in 3ds Max give you the built-in rendering power to create the highest quality photo-real visualisations and create a premium experience for clients to envision their future investment.

EMBELLISH EVERY DETAIL

3ds Max allows you to bring to life fine-tuned extra touches such as cars, people and vegetation, for an enriched and engaging experience that enhances the architecture and its surrounding landscape.

MEET YOUR DEADLINES

Quickly explore and accommodate design alternatives, handle client changes responsively, freely test concepts – and know in advance whether they will work.

COMMUNICATE YOUR VISION

Present your work to colleagues and clients early in the design process. 3ds Max allows you to communicate your creative vision from rudimentary design intent to photorealistic final.

IMMERSE CLIENTS IN THEIR SPACE

With 3ds Max, you can tell a visual story of how people will interact with and experience your designs, and attract prospects with marketing material that conveys an aspirational vision before the project is built.

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The tools you need

POWERFUL MODELLING
3ds Max offers a robust platform with powerful modelling toolsets. Best-in-class procedural modelling handles some of the most difficult tasks with ease.
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The tools you need

POWERFUL MODELLING
3ds Max offers a robust platform with powerful modelling toolsets. Best-in-class procedural modelling handles some of the most difficult tasks with ease.
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Key features

3ds Max offers for architectural visualisation.

REVIT IMPORT CAPABILITIES

Revit® Architecture building information models can be quickly and accurately imported into 3ds Max, including geometry, lights, materials and cameras.

PHYSICALLY BASED LIGHTING

Simulate sun, sky, and other artificial lighting sources to accurately portray how light and shadows will interact with designs.

EXTENSIVE MATERIAL, TEXTURE, AND COLOR EDITOR

Apply material finishes like transparent glass, marble, wood and metals. Build and share custom libraries of your favorites.

POPULATE

With a click of two buttons, give your characters more convincing walking, jogging, passing, turning and seated behaviours, making your crowds appear more realistic and truer to life.

CIVIL VIEW

Automatically populate parametrically generated details such as road markings, animated vehicles and shrubbery, to scale within your environments.

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PHYSICALLY BASED LIGHTING

Simulate and analyse sun, sky and artificial lighting to accurately portray how light and shadows will interact with your building

INTERACTIVE RENDERING

Interactive rendering allows you to see and make changes in your scene in near-final rendering quality, displaying in the render frame window while you work.

EXTENSIVE MATERIAL EDITING

Create any material finish such as transparent glass and marble, and build custom libraries of your favourite materials, colours and textures – then share them all with teams and studios.

SEAMLESS VR/AR WORKFLOW

With the FBX Export plugin, a one-touch full-circle journey between 3ds Max and Unity automatically mirrors changes you make to your 3D assets in Unity, meaning faster iteration, greater productivity and more time savings.

PLUGINS

Access hundreds of industry leading 3rd-party plugins from our extensive community.

FLUIDS & ANIMATION

Create realistic liquid behaviours directly in 3ds Max to add effects such as water fountains, kitchen fixtures, weather effects and pools.

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3ds Max puts powerful 3D capabilities into the hands of you, the design professional. Explore what 3ds Max can do for you.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Get access to support specialists, remote assistance and online resources

UP-TO-DATE SOFTWARE

Receive instant access to the newest features and performance improvements

FLEXIBLE SUBSCRIPTION PLANS

Use 3ds Max for as long as you need it – from one month to multiple years

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Plans and pricing

Flexible plans for you and your team

Design visualisation software for powerful 3D modelling, animation and rendering
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£246

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£1,968

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3 Year

£5,316

(only £148/month)
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£5,316

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See what customers say about 3ds Max

The Future of Design Visualization

“Having used Autodesk software for more than 30 years, I can’t imagine using any other software for large-scale archviz projects.”

– Nigel Hunt, Owner of Urbân

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Rewriting the traditional rules of architecture and design

“3ds Max is key for our workflow. In terms of feature set and performance, there are no other programs out there that compare to 3ds Max.”

– Patrick Vogel, co-founder of ALT/SHIFT

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Keeping the Creative Wheels Turning

“It is our 3D workhorse, and we love the file format flexibility it provides; nearly every format we need is supported.”

– Carlos Cristerna, Principal at Neoscape & Director of RadLab

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