Tag Archives: Visualization

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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The Techincal Illustration Process 2 – (Architectual Renderings, Animations, 3D Visualizations)

The intent of this series is to explain the Technical Illustration process so illustrations can be produced that meet one’s desired expectations and clearly communicate our ideas. Typical concerns for our consideration include budget and deadlines within a project, and the quality and effectiveness of the media itself. Our previous article on the Technical Illustration process served as an introduction to the craft, as an explanation for the necessity of this media in today’s corporate world, and as an orientation to the variety of Technical…

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The Technical Illustration Process 1 – ( Architectural Renderings, Visualizations, 3D Animations )

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…

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Gethsemane Baptist Church - Rendering Exterior

Gethsemane Baptist Church – BIM, BIM Support, Rendering

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.

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Rendering - Pedestrian Bridge

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center – Rendering

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.

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