RealSpace Company & Technology Blog

Going outside status-quo with 3D product renders

Recently RealSpace 3D has been working on some fun projects with clients a little outside our comfort zone.  As much as I love rendering houses and commercial buildings it is nice to have more obscure projects to spice up each day.  I originally got into 3D rendering because it combined my passion for art with my aptitude for computers.  I never set out with the intention to focus on architectural rendering; however, in recent years it has become my main focus.  That being said, every once and a while I find it extremely exciting to work on projects a little outside of the box, exploring more creative applications of our product rendering services.

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The Effects of Tech Advancements on 3d Modeling and Animation

Recent advances in technology permit rapid computing speeds, bringing 3D modeling and animation to new markets. The decrease in rendering times makes modeling and animation more financially accessible.

With a faster turnover and cheaper product, entrepreneurs are turning to technology to bring their ideas to life for investors. Be it a new restaurant chain, or an inventor with a unique product idea, a growing trend for attracting investors is to use 3D modeling and animation. Along with traditional methods for presenting designs and ideas, such as drawings and small-scale models, renders of a 3D model and animated video are being included.

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Real Estate Down, Demand for 3D Renders Way Up

The data is in, albeit a small sample. Areas of Metro Vancouver saw an immediate effect from the implementation of the foreign buyers tax. According to the Vancouver Sun, August 2016 detached house sales decreased by up to 86% compared to August 2015 sales. It is too early to tell whether the tax has fully dissuaded offshore real estate investors from investing in this market, but it will become increasingly more difficult for realtors to sell property following the status quo. With a record number of licensed realtors now working in BC and the potential for a price correction in the market, new and unique methods will have to be adopted in order to sell homes.

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4 Reasons Why Pre-Visualizations Can Save You Time and Money

We have all heard the old adage “measure twice, cut once”.  However, this mentality stretches beyond simple measurements of a piece of lumber, no stone should be left un-turned when it comes to planning out your next building.  Houses are one of the largest investments people will make in their lives, it is important as a home builder or designer to reduce as much stress on the home-owner as possible and answer as many questions as they may have to help them feel at ease. When a home owner has elected to build a new home, particularly a custom home, they are faced with a great number of concerns:

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A growing issue, especially here in Vancouver, is the difficulty many people are having communicating ideas with foreign real estate investors.  As the number of investors from overseas continues to rise we are faced with new challenges. Often times, even for native English speakers, trying to understand some of the specific construction features is extremely difficult.  Showing plans, sample materials, colour chips, and sketches is helpful however it still leaves a lot to be misinterpreted.  Aside from frustration and time this can also result in costly mistakes.

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