In your search for house plans for your future home, perhaps you've spend many hours over long periods of time staring at countless squiggly lines, back and forth, back and forth, from one plan to another. And after all is said and done, and you think you've found the ideal floor plan, do you really know what it's going to look like when it's finally built? Can you make the transition from the printed floor plan to a picture in your mind of the shapes and forms? Are you able to see the 2-dimensional floor plan in 3D?
Not being able to properly visualize a construction floor plan is a problem many future homeowners experience. They can't visualize the final product and the outcome can range from total disappointment in their new home to costly construction changes during the building phase.
The majority of clients with whom we worked in the past found the most difficult part of building a new home to be the visualization process. They knew what they liked but couldn't make the connection with a 2-dimensional drawing. This is where 3-dimensional interior views of the proposed floor plan can be extremely valuable.
3D views help to visualize the floor plan, to understand what the space will feel like. They can give you a sense of the proportion and relationships in the depth. 3 dimensional views have the added benefit of communicating to you what it would be like to be in that space. You get to try it on for size, look and feel.
3D perspective images can give a better indication for the ceiling heights and volume of space; giving a good idea of what the rooms will be like once the house is built. It is a good idea to try to search for house plans that include 3d perspective views not only of the exterior but for each important interior area or room as well. Even if the decor is not your style you can get a feel for the size, dimensions, scale and ambience of the space.
Consider for example a plan of a cathedral ceiling living room with an open floor plan; a 3-dimensional image will portray a much clearer sense of how each room will relate to one another. This is not easily apparent from 2 dimensional plans.
3D images can point out unfavorable views as well. For example, a floor plan with a beautiful and gracious foyer opening directly ahead to a sumptuous living room may give no indication to the untrained eye that the powder room, conveniently located nearby, also provides an unsightly view of the toilet as guests enter the foyer. But, with a 3 dimensional image for this room you get a more realistic view in order to make a well informed decision as to whether or not the sight of a toilet off the foyer is acceptable; and, thereby, save the unnecessary cost of plan modifications or structural changes while building.
3D views help in allowing you to see how one space relates to another, how its aesthetic visual flow defines the ambience. You can get a better sense of whether or not the space is too confining or much too vast. House plan 3d images can show if there are points of interest in a floor plan to carry the eye on a welcoming journey into the home or if the views are immediately blocked giving the feeling of a claustrophobic maze.
These are some of the many helpful aspects associated with house plans in 3D, ultimately making your choice so much easier. In conjunction with the floor plan, 3D images can greatly facilitating your search for the right house plan for your future home.