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The Ghosts Of Buildings Captured By 3D Scanning
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The Ghosts Of Buildings Captured By 3D Scanning

One of the most difficult aspects in any renovation or adaptive reuse project is building an accurate set of working drawings based on the as-built condition of a site. Often, construction documents do not exactly match what was built, whether due to the exigencies of building or to the simple […]

The IKEA Catalog’s Rendering Secret
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The IKEA Catalog’s Rendering Secret

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, 12% of the images Swedish retailer IKEA uses for marketing purposes are not photographs, but rather, 3D renderings. And by next year, the company hopes to up that to 25%. The reason? Cost savings. Before beginning its foray into rendering and 3D […]