In the world of architectural design things have evolved rather rapidly in the past few years in what regards the visualization of the project before the actual building. This is due to the amazing softwares available that allow the designer to turn their 2-D sketches and plans into illustrated and rendered 3-D images. A 3-D design helps the client see how the building will look like months before the actual building of it, and it also helps them make any changes if they sense something isn’t quite as they’ve imagined.

Although architects and designers have an excellent sense of 3-D visualizing of a building just by looking at a 2-D plan, the ordinary people don’t have this ability; hence 3-D design has come to their rescue. But let’s see who needs 3-D design and mostly why and how it can draw the line between an architectural success and a total failure. Are you ready?

1. Visualizing 2-D Design is Difficult

As we were saying, for the client, who isn't knowledgeable in most cases, visualizing a 2-D plan is rather difficult and in the end not that satisfactory. What does this mean? You’ll deal with a lot of changes and adjustments of the plans (meaning extra work) or even worse, it won’t meet the needs and expectations of your clients, and they’ll either reject it or refuse funding it, depending on the case.

2. Instant Changes

A 3-D design and rendering helps the client see how the building will look like until the very last details. Also, the software programs allow you to make instant changes during the board meeting presentation so that, at the end of the meeting everybody’s 100% happy with how things will work out. Isn't this a giant plus?

3. 3-D Design Presentations to Impress

A 3-D design illustration is clearly the best way to impress a board of investors right from the very start. The project will look astonishing due to the rendering and the 3-D illustration on one hand, and on the other you will look like a professional (that you are). This is the message you will convey to your audience and in the end things will work out your way.

4. Fewer Changes during Construction

Another giant plus, when it comes to 3-D rendering, is the fact that there will be fewer changes during the actual construction of the building that you've projected. This means fewer headaches and moving back and forth with the work. In the end,  this will save, time, money and stress on both parts.

5. Reduce Extra Charges

We all know that extra work means extra costs and still no one wants it, especially not the clients who in most cases run on a tight budget. 3-D design and rendering saves you from spending far beyond the budget you’ve allocated this is why it’s so critical. Next time you ask yourself “who needs 3-D design” you’ll know the answer already: everybody!

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