In recent years, there have been many advancements in 3D and HD models. Historically, when 3D and HD technology comes to mind, people think of television or movies. Video games especially are so highly rendered that players can interactively design a character’s face and body type with great ease by clicking a mouse and dragging some features a few times. More importantly, HD models are no longer just things that exist on a computer or television screen anymore. Finally, software and hardware have combined to produce the ability to make these models real life, tangible things with the advent of 3D printers.
Models in HD have often been used for architectural purposes. They are not only used to render video games and movie screens anymore. Models in HD quality have become so great that they are the go-to method for designing and building homes today. Now, instead of just having a picture or blueprints to go from with HD models, an actual miniature, to-scale model can be printed.
Other areas of architecture are making use of these models in HD, too. They can be used to design road and highway systems just as much as they can be the workhorse powering designs for skyscrapers and other large buildings. Everything from how walls should intersect and which ones should bear weight can be decided just as easily as what furniture should be used as part of the design.
Models that are printed can be rather expensive to make. Some companies online will do custom orders based on HD model plans, but to buy a machine is a major investment. The model in HD has to be perfect before it is sent to the printer, though. As stated previously, though, this concern should not be a problem as there are so many things that can be highly controlled with HD and 3D models.