Virtual Reality, once a curiosity for architectural use, has quickly become an indispensable tool for designing, constructing, developing, and finishing interiors of architectural projects all over the world.
Virtual reality, or VR, has experienced rapid growth within architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries over the past 3 years. What started as a curiosity has now become increasingly commonplace in architecture, real estate development, and construction.
New Oculus Rift App: Safety Training and Trade Show Exhibit with SketchUp-to-Unity Development Pipeline
Atlas Engineering approached us with a SketchUp model of a treatment facility in Australia, wondering if we could create an Oculus Rift virtual reality trade show exhibit for their booth at an upcoming expo that would also serve as an interactive and fun safety training application.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out this realtime virtual tour of Villa Tugenhdat, by famed architect Mies van der Rohe, build published to Flash with Unity3D.