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Architectural Rendering with 3ds Max and V-Ray by Markus Kuhlo

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CHAPTER 2

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Loft Apartment in Daylight

Introduction to Scene

A classical loft apartment provides the setting for this daylight scene. The floor is covered by dark floorboards, the outer walls are exposed brickwork, and the internal walls are painted white. The large industrial windows let a lot of light into the room.

Preparing the Scene

We will link an AutoCAD file using the FILE LINK MANAGER and insert the furniture into the room with the MERGE function. First we need to create a preset for linking the AutoCAD file.

Preset for File Link Manager

Start 3ds Max and open the File Link Manager (3DS/REFERENCES/FILE LINKMANAGER). In this dialog box, ...

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