Whether you're just starting, upgrading, or preparing for the Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2011 Certified Associate or Certified Professional exams, this book offers the complete instruction you need to master this indispensable design tool.
Author: Mark Gerhard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Autodesk's official guide to architectural visualization using 3ds Max Design Exclusively endorsed by Autodesk, this comprehensive tutorial and reference thoroughly covers 3ds Max Design, the 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software used for architectural visualizations. It also includes essential material for students preparing for the new Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams. Examples come from projects that architects, designers, and planners actually encounter each day, while the workflows and instructions have been tested in real-world applications.The official guide endorsed by Autodesk, with comprehensive information on using 3ds Max Design 2011 as well as achieving certificationFeatures step-by-step instructions and real-world projects that readers will actually encounterCovers using the 3ds Max interface, working with Revit and AutoCAD files, using the data and scene management tools, modeling, simulating lighting effects, analyzing sustainable design features, setting up animated walkthroughs, and much moreExplains how to render real-world surfaces with architectural material and how to choose the renderer that creates the desired effect "Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2011" covers every facet of this powerful program.