Writing as one of the RIBA Journal's Rising Stars Cohort of 2016, Brendan explains how we are using immersive visualisation to better explain our ideas to our clients - giving them greater involvement and a sense of shared ownership of the design.
"Communicating what you see in your mind's eye is one of the core skills taught in architecture schools. The first year can be a frustrating experience as students fumble with words in the struggle to adequately express their ideas and architectural concepts.
Architecture had been described in words for millennia. An early example is found in the Book of 1 Kings in the Old Testament where, in 550 BCE, The First Temple of Jerusalem was described in exacting detail. The multitude of artists’ interpretations of the temple, easily found via a quick internet search, demonstrates our desire to better understand the qualities of the temple and is testimony to the shortcoming of words in conveying space..."
Read the full article on the RIBA Journal online.