Tag Archive for: interactive

BIM Goes Virtual: Oculus Rift and virtual reality take architectural visualization to the next level

Almost three decades before Building Information Modeling (BIM) would go mainstream, the term “Virtual Building” was used in the earliest implementation of BIM through Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD debut in 1987. Since then, the concept hasn’t changed, but visualization technology has advanced to the point where designers, engineers, contractors, and building owners can become so immersed in the virtual building model that they feel as if they’re actually there. Technologies like the Unity3D game engine and the new $300 Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are making it possible.

Read more

Arch Virtual releases architectural visualization application built with Unity3D game engine, including Oculus Rift compatibility

[UPDATE 2: We posted a revised build with an improved player controller for better scaling and an updated exterior environment.] This week, Arch Virtual released a new interactive, real-time architectural experience for the Panoptic Group, based out of Chicago, Illinois.  The application was developed using the Unity3D game development engine, and can be embedded in […]

Read more

(Rift Demo Download) Oculus Rift and Unity3D for Real-Time Architectural Visualization

Arch Virtual provides real-time architectural visualization services for architects, real estate developers, construction companies and anyone who wants to experience and explore a building in a unique and immersive way.

Read more

Muscat Youth Summit Virtual World

A virtual environment inspired by Arabic architectural traditions for a client in Muscat Oman. تطلق العالم الافتراضي للقمة ل Muscat الشباب

Read more

Realtime Cities Initiative: Virtual Dubuque

Introducing Virtual Dubuque, a premiere development of our new Virtual Cities initiative. This new community resource will provide free and easy to access windows into interactive, customizable 3D models of cities.

Read more

Virtual Architecture 101: Design Fundamentals, Processes and Strategies for Virtual Worlds

Virtual Architecture 101 is a free, interactive, self guided, educational installation in Second Life, designed to provide visitors with a sampling of architectural fundamentals, design processes, strategies and best practices for creating effective virtual world projects.

Read more

Interactive Architecture Demo in Second Life: A Touch-Configurable Structure

This notice from Time Sands: On Wednesday 6/24 at 5 PM Second Life Time (8 PM U.S. Eastern Time), SL builder and architect Times Sands will demonstrate the first of a line of new technologies that will vastly expand the range of designs that virtual builders/architects can deliver to their customers, and even redefine the relationship […]

Read more
© Copyright - ARCH Virtual -