When it comes to working on unique, special or high-value construction products, it’s a whole different world. Working with materials worth a small fortune and exacting specifications that may be highly complex in nature makes luxury construction one of the most challenging fields in the industry. From modern apartments to stunning offices, there’s a lot of money involved.
Due to this, it’s imperative that from stage one, your construction project not only remains on track – it offers your clients a visual representation of project status, final design and gives you much less margin for error. We’re talking, of course, about 3D design. Here are just a few ways that 3D computer-aided design can be utilised to make your high-value project go smoothly:
Beautiful visuals for first impressions
From the very start of your project, when you get to know your client’s vision and requirements for their new structure, the ability to impress them (as well as potential buyers) with a fully realised impression of the completed project is a must. For luxury apartments, this is particularly important – allowing potential buyers to view their homes in 360 degrees before they’re even created is a fantastic tool, and offers an additional level of professionalism to your service. With some buyers unable to make it to a physical location prior to purchase, being able to view a potential property digitally is invaluable.
Less margin for error
With 3D CAD, everything is worked out down to a tee. Designed for accuracy and planning, by using digital CAD, you can ensure that everything fits where it should – especially important for expensive materials such as marble or hardwood that would cost a great deal of money to replace should measurements not be accurate. 3D CAD not only gives you a way to have everything ready ahead of time, it also gives you a better idea of where things fit – ensuring that all construction is done in the right order.
Keep your clients updated
With the flexibility of 3D animation and design work, you can not only give your client a visual impression of their finished product; you can give them a step-by-step guide into how the construction process will work. With many clients not aware of the intricacies involved in construction, you can give them an insight into exactly what’s happening and help them understand your schedule requirements.
Comparison and amendment
Though paper specifications and designs have the benefit of a long history, when on-site, it can be difficult to decipher – and near impossible to amend. With 3D CAD, you not only have access to a file that can be easily changed and amended as per differences in requirements, but you can also have multiple minor iterations of designs prepared in advance, making you all the more prepared for the unknown. This will not only save you time, but manpower and money as well. Anything from bathroom layouts to window locations can be easily adjusted, which can also be used to give multiple interior options to potential buyers.
Marketing and design
Providing your client with fully complete and attractive 3D animations and design work not only gives them an idea of what’s happening with your work – it also gives them a great way to advertise their new property. For marketing, from TV to billboards, using digitally designed artwork not only can provide a stunningly realistic finish, it can provide a backdrop to the actual build, allowing those who live near the development to see exactly what will be there once the build is completed.
For luxury construction, 3D is the future. Discover what 3D CAD and animation can do to support you and your clients today by contacting us for more information.