By providing the immersive sensation of actually being inside a building, VR makes it easier to communicate our design intent more clearly.
When clients are unable to understand spatial relationships and scale from looking at a 2D rendering, VR can evoke a positive reaction in much the same way that physical architecture can.
Virtual reality changing the field of architecture
There are still improvements that need to be made to virtual reality technology before it completely replaces more traditional architectural methods. Things like speed, graphics and the ability to let designers alter schemes in real time, will all greatly influence an architect’s ability to use VR effectively.
These technologies are already affecting how we architects share our work with clients, as well as how we accurately envision projects as we work.