Mantel Teter takes the plunge into the realm of virtual reality.
Some are challenged to visualize what a facility will look like or what a spatial experience will feel like from looking at 2-D drawings, simple 3-D images or even computer generated fly-throughs. These computer-generated images are, in many ways, an updated version of the hand-drawn renderings of the past. Virtual reality takes the client experience during the design phase to a whole new level.
We erase ambiguity by combining the use of state-of-the-art 3-D architectural design software with the latest virtual reality technology, allowing the entire project team to experience a building’s interior and exterior in new and amazing ways long before a dime is spent on construction. Through a virtual reality sensory experience, you get a better feel for scale, proportion, relationships between spaces, material use and light during different times of day.
Gone are the days of hearing, “I didn’t know it was going to look like that!” When a client is able to experience a project in such stunning detail, they’re able to get a better feel for what they want and don’t want. The instant client feedback received by the design and construction team through these experiences streamlines the design process, eliminates the need for multiple rounds of re-design and safeguards against costly tear-out of work and reconstruction due to misunderstanding.