What is a 3D architectural walkthrough?
A 3D walkthrough is a computer-generated video that showcases the future architectural object in photorealistic quality and motion.
How do architects use 3D animations?
A 3D walkthrough allows to demonstrate the expected outcome of architectural projects in motion and photorealistic quality. Such digital videos are very useful for architects and real estate professionals. They help them to create effective presentation & marketing materials.
What software is used to make architectural 3D videos?
To create architectural animations, 3D artists use plenty of programs. However, their top picks are Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D, Houdini, and Blender.
What are the types of 3D architectural animations?
There are 3 main types of architectural CG videos, which are interior, exterior, and mixed. The names of the first and second ones speak for themselves. A mixed animation shows both the external and internal parts of the building. Also, exterior CG videos can be ‘walkthrough’ or ‘flythrough’ depending on the camera angle used in them. While the former shows the building on the level of the human eye, the latter demonstrates it from a bird’s eye view. Oftentimes, a CG video shows both perspectives, switching between them.