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Unity for Architectural Visualization by Stefan Boeykens

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CAD or 3D modeling software

Nowadays, it can be assumed that almost any architect or architectural office use CAD or modeling software, such as Autodesk AutoCAD or Nemetschek VectorWorks, commonly in combination with Trimble SketchUp . In addition, we currently see a migration towards Building Information Modeling (BIM), which will be discussed in the next section.

It should be noted that 2D Drafting is still omnipresent in architectural offices worldwide. While AutoCAD presents both 2D and 3D functionality, many offices still rely on the creation of 2D documents for documentation purposes. The first hurdle they need to tackle in the context of real-time architectural visualization is switching to 3D, as the use of a Game Authoring Environment, ...

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