Interactive 3D App is a graphical presentation for the Building and Planning permit guidelines. Software used to design 3D house modelling and render is Blender. Other graphical elements are designed in illustrator and Photoshop.
Client : Pyrenees Shire Council
Architectural design starts with old school pen and pencil. I started with a schematic plan of the house. Pyrenees Shire Council is a rural council with extensive history and culture. Naturally the house design was influenced by regular rural weatherboard house with a contemporary touch.
Some extra elements were added to this house such as shipping container or an incinerator. It is quite common to have a shipping container used as storage in this beautiful rural victorian council.
Yet again, I have met an amazing team of Pyrenees Shire Council who were fully supportive and friendly to execute my ideas. I have modelled an entire dummy suburb for the environment. The hard work paid off. I would love to thank you the amazing team of Pyrenees Shire Council for giving me the opportunity to build this amazing application for them.
It was challenging designing a 3D house, which represent all the elements related to building and planning permit, sustainability. It is always challenging get it right. However, my experience at City of Boroondara and Surf Coast Shire Council helped a lot. House was approved with minor changes. Now comes illustrator and photoshop. Simplify layout design was my goal to achieve smooth user experience and maximum emphasis on the 3D house.
Rendering time. Blender made my life easy in this stage. Rotation was smooth in one go, as I am able to rotate the camera on a circle. So I start render as like I do for an animation and prepare for the next stage.
After Surfcoast shire Council, I have gained confidence and HTML5, CSS, XML to put them all together was not scary like last time. But there are always hick ups with codes for someone who is not a developer. Something silly like a folder name starts with capital P can stuff up your entire project. :p
So we are done. Everybody loved it. It is in the middle of once in a 100 year pandemic. So I did not have the opportunity to present the house to the council. (which I really love doing)