38 Architectural Renderings That Look Incredibly Real

By Gizmodo on at

Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings—solid, tangible structures. These images, however, depict views of spaces that have only ever existed in silico—and they're breathtaking.

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

Vintage Whisky by Ankush Mittal
Software used: Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

ARCHINTERIOR by Evermotion
Software used: 3ds Max.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

MIES VAN DER ROHE FARNSWORTH HOUSE by Alessandro Prodan
Software used: Maya, Mental Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

OUVERTURE I-X by Michael Feuerroth
Software used: 3ds Max, Marvelous Designer, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

DAMAVAND TOWER by Alireza Seifi
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

STARBUCKS by Reinaldo Handaya
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Linear Work Flow, Adobe Photoshop, Magic Bullet.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

THE COURTYARD by Anthony Eftekhari
Software used: Maya.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

OLD WC by Juan Siquier
Software used: 3ds Max, BodyPaint, Photoshop, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

LONELY TOWN by Shi Yao
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

SKYSCRAPER by Shi Yao

Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

ZAVOD IMENI LIKHACHOVA by Marek Denko
Software used: 3ds Max, GrowFx, Multiscatter, Photoshop, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

CREATIVE HUB by Sérgio Merêces
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Forest Pack.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

FAR AWAY FROM HOME by Andrew Averkin
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, After Effect, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

TIME TRAVELER'S HOUSE by Tolgahan Gungor
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

FOREST REFUGE by Alex Roman
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, After Effects, Onyxtree.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

DREAM HOUSE by Juan Altieri

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

NY CITY APARTMENT by Marc Gruber-Laux
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

COCONUT BAY by Jaroslav Cermak
Software used: 3ds Max.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

CLASSROOM SCENE by Studio Aiko
Software used: 3ds Max, After Effects, Photoshop, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

RESTAURANT IN BORDEAUX by Pawel Podwojewski
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

MEGALOMANIA by Jonathan Gales
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, After Effects.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

HOUSE ON THE COAST by Notos
Software used: 3ds Max, Zbrush, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

WINTER by Cihan Özkan
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS FAR AWAY by Marek Denko
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

MALACHITE HALL BAROQUE by Marc Gruber-Laux
Software used: 3ds Max, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

STREET DAVIS by Gilvan Isbiro
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

I'M THE KING by Walid Layouni
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

BCN AUDITORIUM by Alex Roman
Software used: 3ds Max, After Effects, Photoshop, V-Ray.

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

CG GARDEN by Marek Denko
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

OFFICE BUILDING WARSAW by Fama Advertising Agency
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

PHILLIPS EXETER ACADEMY LIBRARY by Alex Roman
Software used: 3ds Max, After Effects, Photoshop, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

TOKYO JEWEL BOX by Dmitri Revyakin
Software used: 3ds Max, After Effects, Photoshop, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

WELSH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY by Guillaume de Brabandère
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Floor Generator.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

ROOFTOPS, ROCKETS AND ADVENTURES BEYOND by Marek Denko
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

FIREPLACE by Vladimir Kuzmin
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

WHITE BEDROOM by Juraj Talcik
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

VENEZIA by Rafael Reis
Software used: 3ds Max, Mudbox, V-Ray, Photoshop.


38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

38 Architectural Renderings You Won't Believe Are Fake

MOROCCAN MAJLIS by Muhammad Taher
Software used: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop.


This post first appeared on CG Trader and is republished here with kind permission.