AEC Communications, Inc. was involved in creating a series of Architectural Renderings in a response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Bridge Rehabilitation Contract with the City of Norfolk, Virginia. The architectural improvements were modeled and composited with photos of the existing bridges. In addition to printed materials the images were used in a PowerPoint presentation where the new and existing conditions were cross-faded.
AEC Communications, Inc. produced several roof repair options for the Adams Outdoor Advertising office located on Norfolk, Virginia. The client ultimately selected option ‘C’. In addition to the rendering, AEC Communications, Inc. provided CAD support for the project.
Technical Illustrations provide a powerful form of communication, allowing both the technically and non-technically minded to appreciate and understand the basis of design. They present a realistic image prompting discussion of various aspects of the project, rather than a mere description of it. Illustrations play an important role throughout the project life-cycle: the proposal, feasibility study, conceptual design, public hearings, garnering support, preliminary design, funding and final design. Additionally, these illustrations become quite nostalgic once the project is completed and archived. Familiarity with the Technical…
AEC Communications, Inc. participated in visualization services for the 439 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 elevation. The rendering work was composed by hand in Adobe Photoshop and used for a presentation with the Architectural Review Board. Colors and textures were calibrated with materials supplied by the Architect. We also incorportate photogrammetry techniques to insure that the final product was printed to a correct scale.
AEC Communications, Inc. provided Visualization, CAD and BIM (Building Information Model) support for the new church building for Gethsemane Baptist Church in Hampton, Virginia. Our scope of work included 3D Visualization, production of preliminary drawings and final Architectural and Structural drawings in Autodesk’s Revit. The 70,000 SF facility has a 14,000 SF Sanctuary, Narthex, Gymnasium, Locker Rooms, Administration Office Wing, twenty Classroom Education Wing, Bookstore and Choir/Music Wing.
A Rendering of a proposed pedestrian bridge at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Several views were created for Hardesty & Hanover, LLP and used for presentation in an interview with the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The animation below depicts construction sequencing. Existing structures are shown as volumnmetric objects.
AEC Communications, Inc. participated in the design of a 14,000 SF shopping center. Our scope of work included preliminary design, renderings, promotional materials and Architectural CAD support. The building was created as a BIM (Building Information Model) which was used to create construction documents and material takeoffs. Future work will include the tenant build-out drawings. The Sketch-Up Model is available for download at Google’s 3D Warehouse. Kempsville Shopping Center, Chesapeake, Virginia