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The only comprehensive tutorial/reference exclusively devoted toAutodesk's robust architectural visualization software

3ds Max Design is a powerful real-time 3D design, modeling, andanimation tool for architectural visualizations. This book coversall the software's crucial features, including how to simulate andanalyze sun, sky, and artificial light-crucial factors forsustainable design-and how to define and assign realistic materialsand work with AutoCAD and Revit files.

You'll quickly learn how to get the most from this powerfulsoftware's 3D modeling, animation, and rendering capabilities.McFarland is an Autodesk Authorized Author with professionalexperience in creating complex visualizations for a large propertydevelopment company. His real-world focus means workflows andinstructions are professional and proven, and projects will includethose that pros work on every day.

  • Uses actual examples from the author's experience, includingretail spaces, small offices, residential developments, andmore
  • Concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-stepinstructions, and hands-on tutorials teach the basics and finepoints of the software
  • Covers all the essential features, such as how to simulate andanalyze sun, sky, and artificial light
  • Demonstrates efficient use of the interface; how to work withRevit and AutoCAD files; using data, scene management, and solidmodeling tools; rendering real-world surfaces; and setting upanimated walkthroughs

Mastering 3ds Max Design 2010 provides a practicaleducation in using this powerful architectural visualizationtool.

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