I have spent the last few days learning to build a house in blender. It has been highly educational. I am getting close, and will soon begin turning my one house in to a whole neighborhood! And then cities! This scene will look very cool when it is done! Exciting! The video is a test with the model as I have it today (composited in Shake).
I am using this tutorial: http://www.vimeo.com/785249?pg=embed&sec=785249