Architectural Visualization in Practice (w/ Oliver from Upstairs)

If you are an architect, architectural student, or generally interested in architecture…. You have probably come across one of Oliver’s videos on his YouTube channel “Upstairs” ( … Oliver produces some beautiful architectural visualizations, renderings, and diagrams with a unique style to each one. Like me, he also shares a lot about his workflow and how he creates his works of art!

On this episode of BIM After Dark Live, Oliver will be joining me to discuss the role architectural visualization plays in professional practice and share a bunch of examples along the way.

So sit back, relax, and let’s geek out!!

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00:00 Introduction
01:50 Join the BIM After Dark Community Today –
04:30 Welcome Oliver from Upstairs
08:30 Visualization in its Many Styles
15:08 Architectural Visualization Workflows can be linked and simultaneous
22:15 Importance of Composition, Framing, Contrast, etc… in Arch Viz
28:11 Oliver Shares a bunch of great examples…
34:44 Before and After of Rendering and Photoshop

Here are some links to all of the hardware and software I use:

My Main Revit Computer (BIMBOX) –
How I Record My Tutorials (Camtasia Studio) –
My Microphone (Blue Yeti USB) –
My Studio Headphones (Sennheiser HD 600) –
My Camera for Videos and Images (Canon EOS 80D) –
The Lens I use for these videos (50mm) –
My Webcam for Webinars (Logitech C922X) –
My Favorite Sketchbook (“Blank” by 30×40) –
My Favorite Sketching Pens (Sharpie “Fine”) –
Greatest Sketching Marker of All Time (Sign Pen) –

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