Tag Archive for: Sketchup

Introducing the ‘Cost Estimation Tool’ for Virtual Reality Architectural Visualization Projects

The value of virtual reality in architecture, real estate and construction industries is becoming increasingly well known, and what everyone wants to know is, “how much does it cost?” To help simplify the estimation process, we developed the ‘Cost Estimation Tool,’ found on our Architectural Visualization page, which enables you to get a sense of […]

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Virtual reality set to transform real estate development marketing

The building site is vacant, and construction hasn’t started yet, but thanks to Panoptic Taris’ new virtual reality experiences you can step inside the new building as if it were already built.

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11 Quick Oculus Rift Development Tips for Architectural Visualization

These are just a few areas we’ve discovered to be opportunities we need to continue working on while developing architectural visualization projects for the Oculus Rift.

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Tutorial eBook Now Available: Unity3D and Architectural Visualization – [DISCOUNT EXTENDED]

Unity3D has proven to be a truly powerful and game-changing technology in architectural visualization. This tutorial eBook is designed to introduce you to many of the concepts, tools and best practices recommended for creating real-time applications.

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(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.

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How much does it cost? Real-time Architectural Visualizations with Unity3D (and optionally Oculus Rift) FAQ Answered

[UPDATE: We have now published an eBook about Architectural Visualization with Unity3D (including a chapter about Oculus Rift) that can be purchased HERE.] (tl;dr summary: The cost of taking a project like the one shown below, creating the 3D model from simple schematic 2D CAD drawings, making it accessible on a web browser, including some interface […]

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Villa Tugenhdat, by Mies van der Rohe: Realtime 3D virtual tour published to Flash with Unity3D

Check out this realtime virtual tour of Villa Tugenhdat, by famed architect Mies van der Rohe, build published to Flash with Unity3D.

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Microsoft Bing and Virtual Earth could soon have avatar-based interaction with real time chat, through Dessault’s new 3DVia ‘Scenes’ – Seeking Beta Testers

I think the above video gets most interesting (to me anyway) about 2:06 in, proving that 3DVIA ‘Scenes’ appears to take the integration of immersive, avatar-based, shared experiences seriously – even including realtime chat and geo-specific contextual model placement.  With the feature list they’re planning to include, I think they could have edited a much […]

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The Next Generation of Virtual Visualization: Vray Rendering + Dynamic Shade and Shadow

Check out this Vray rendered model uploaded on the ArchVirtual grid by Jules Vos.  The rendering quality, combined with the dynamic shade and shadow create a visually stunning and comparably low-cost way to experience an architectural design. We added finishing touches and entourage directly from SketchUp – via Google 3D Warehouse (row boat, landscaping elements […]

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Architecture For Humanity Enters the 3D Web

“This is an introduction by Lauren Stokes to Architecture For Humanity’s own interactive digital globe that will host models from their Open Architecture Network. Using X3D Earth and Open Street Map, web3D students sponsored by GeoSherpa are helping Architecture For Humanity in their migration to the open interactive 3D web. To help support green sustainable […]

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