Revit 2019 / 2020
CDS uses Revit Architecture for Building Integrated Modeling. The Revit 3D model is a powerful tool that allows us to make changes one time to the model and those changes gets pushed out to all dependent cut sheets for the project. With these tools, CDS accurately develops designs from concept to permit drawing packages. Since we are building a 3D model from the very start, we have the option to bring the model(s) into InfraWorks or 3D studio for visualizations. The enhanced visualizations can be instrumental for communicating to stakeholders or community decision makers.
Architectural projects delivered! We meet our deadlines for our clients.
We develop 3D Building Information Models with client's specifications in conjunction with accurate existing measurements. If needed, we coordinate with other disciplines for Civil Site Designs and Geographical Information System services.
We have helped our clients identify constraints on projects that would have exceeded reasonable costs and our services also provide our clients with preliminary study results that identify optimum building locations to validate the feasibility for their project(s).
San Francisco City Hall - Modeled from Partial Lidar Scan
Revit 3D Architectural Home Remodel
Residential Remodel - Partial Garage space converted to Studio. Existing home with connected spaces modeled for permit submittal to SFDBI
Craftsman New Residential Design on a steep Hillside Parcel
Craftsman Home designed in Revit Architecture. The site terrain, aerial imagery, roads, railroad, and buildings was generated in AutoDesk Infraworks and Esri ARC GIS On-Line. The model was then exported and enhanced with mapping, textures, trees, ground coverage and Rendered in 3D Studio Max.
The site is on a 1/3 Acre hillside parcel in San Mateo County. This 2,451 Square Foot Craftsman style home steps down the hillside and features private secluded patio and decks. The design featured a 4 bedroom, 3 bath living space, 400 square foot 2 car garage and a living room that felt like a lodge. This design was approved by the planning, and building departments, however, this project was not built.
Additional resources used to develop the visualization:
Civil 3D terrain modeling of the Rough Grading and Finish Grading
Forest Pack Pro was used for landscaping trees, grasses, shrubs and ground cover
Architectural residential design services using Revit, Revit MEP. The Revit model was imported into 3D Studio Max for refinements to textures and color mapping. Rendering is with Arnold.