This is another design development for the project. As usual I was given the responsibility to produce the presentation material. Apart from that I need to produce a basic 3d visualisation of the project. The massing of the model will be shown to the planner on the impact of the development towards the surrounding neighbourhood. This is like one of the days back in the university years; making a study model/massing model out of cardboard. I miss the feeling of holding a real building model. Even though advance rendering software could make a realistic visual it somehow does not really capture the sense of touch. Maybe in the coming future!
Among the requirement for planning submission is to provide a "Design and Access Statement " of the proposed project. This document however is prepared by one of my colleagues and it shouldn't prevent me from learning the needs of it. The basic contents of the document are :
2.00 Assessment & Physical Context
3.00 Social and Physical Context
4.00 Site Evaluation and Layout
5.00 Building Design
7.00 Sustainable Design
8.00 Landscaping & External Works
By the end of the day, I only rendered a simple animation based on the modelling I had. It was just for my own amusement. I believe that the animation part is the next joy of making 3d. It is one way to make your model alive and take the full advantage of the modelling effort made.
3D modelling is like sketching a potrait of a family...you illustrate it with your own hands.When it is rendered in a photo realistic mode, it is like taking a photograph of a family...It brings a selected wonderful memories to life. Then the next limit of joy is animation...it feels like watching a family video when everyone has grown up...It captures everything!
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