What Is 3D Architectural Rendering?



What Is 3D Architectural Rendering?

First, let us start with the definition of architectural 3D rendering. Essentially, it is the process of creating photorealistic images of objects and places using specialized computer graphics software. Such images can represent architectural objects and their surroundings. From a small beach house to a high-tech skyscraper, you can visualize anything with computer 3D rendering.

Professionally created 3D views are practically indistinguishable from photographs. You do not have to wait until the project is completed to be photographed. This allows architects to get high- quality visualizations for their projects even before construction begins. It is also possible to create both visuals – renderings showing the interior and exterior of the future building.

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The creation of these visualizations begins with 3D modeling. Here, the 3D artist creates a 3D model of the building based on architectural designs and other references. The finished model is an accurate, photorealistic, three-dimensional representation of an architectural object. Then the 3D designer creates an environment for the model – a 3D scene. This can be a busy street, a country house or a beautiful landscape.

When finished, the 3D designer places the main model in the 3D scene, adjusts any necessary settings and begins 3D rendering. The result is a photorealistic 2D image or a series of 3D images showing a scene from different angles.

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In this sense, 3D modeling and 3D rendering are two different types of 3D services, although both are part of the same process. This means that they can also be commissioned separately. For example, an architect may already have a finished 3D model of a building, so we can use 3D architectural rendering services to get photorealistic 2D images with this model.

At the same time, only the 3D modeling of the three-dimensional building view can be ordered for design coordination. In this way, the architectural team can see the preliminary result of their work and approve it as such or make corrections. In such cases, the most important thing is technical accuracy, so the models do not need to be very realistic.