Category Archives: Portfolio

AEC Communications, Inc. Project Portfolio


AEC Communications Project Database

We would like to introduce our project database to the public. For over a year, the database was only accessible from web-enabled CAD drawings. At this time, it contains recent projects and selected projects from past work. It is our desire to populate the database with all of our projects; giving us the power to search our data and do statistical analyses. If you would like more information about the project database, please see section 9 of our As-built Survey Specifications.

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BIM Survey – Animation

This is a Building Information Model from a survey of an existing mall. The video starts with a photo taken on site. It fades to a rendered model using camera matching. The model cycles through rendered, shaded, hidden line, wireframe and finally the floor plan. The model and rendering was created on Revit. Apple Motion was used for video editing. Visit the project page here.

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Private Residence – Animation

AEC Communications, Inc. performed BIM support, rendering and animation services for a local private residence. The scope of work included production of a BIM (Building Information Model), renderings and animations. The BIM was produced in Autodesk Revit and also used by the client to explore the design Autodesk Navisworks.

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Pedestrian Bridge at Queen’s Landing, Grant Park, Chicago

AEC Communications, Inc. provided Visualization support for a proposed pedestrian bridge at Queen’s Landing at Grant Park, Chicago, IL. The proposed high-tech bridge structure allows for a slim bridge profile as to not distract from the city skyline. Our scope of work included photographic work in Grant Park used to reproduce the city skyline, intense texture mapping, animation and rendering.

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767 Granby Street

767 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia – 3D Visualization – Rendering

AEC Communications, Inc. participated in visualization services for the 767 Granby Street project located in Norfolk, Virginia. The scope of work included as built survey, production of a BIM (Building Information Model) and a rendered elevations. The renderings were used for the City of Norfolk Architectural review and approval. The rendering work were originally composed in REVIT and later modified by hand in Adobe Photoshop for color correctness. Colors and textures were calibrated with materials supplied by the Architect.

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Urban Church Planters – Media, Artwork Development

Urban Church Planters is a missions organization that specializes in developing churches in metropolitan areas in the United States. AEC Communications, Inc. was involved in creating their website splash screen and content management system. In addition to leveraging our artwork, photograph modification and animation expertise used in previous visualization projects, we created custom programs, plug-ins and server-side scripts. Aspects of this project include: Cascading Sheet Styles (CSS), Hypertext Preprocessor Scripts (PHP), Adobe Flash Animation, Adobe ActionScripts, Audio Editing and Content Management System Customization.

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Gray, Tennessee – Architectural Survey, CAD, As Built Survey

AEC Communications, Inc. performed As Built Survey (Architectual Survey) of a 140,000 SF industrial building in Gray, Tennessee. The architectural drawings of the existing structure were drawn and delivered in CAD format. The building contained Administrative Offices, Plant Work Area, Sales Floor and Industrial Equipment. We were also tasked to ‘walk-the-site’ and identify unusual conditions, parking, lighting, equipment, fire protection equipment verify the property lines.

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