Architects, Engineers, Builders & Contractors
3D Scanning, Virtual Tours & Point Cloud Data For Building Professionals
Welcome to Rapture Scanning, your trusted partner for 3D scanning, virtual tours, and point cloud data collection services. Todays cutting-edge technology coupled with our experienced team of professionals can help architects, engineers, builders, and contractors to better understand and work with existing spaces and structures.
What is Point Cloud Data?
Point cloud data is a collection of millions of points in 3D space, captured by laser scanning technology. This data can be used by architects and engineers to create 3D models of existing structures, buildings, and environments. Point cloud data can provide a highly accurate representation of a physical space and can be used in a variety of ways.
How Point Cloud Data and Virtual Tours Benefit Your Projects
Our point cloud data collection and virtual tour services can provide a range of benefits for architects, engineers, builders, and contractors. Here are just a few ways that these services can be used:
Building Information Modeling (BIM): Point cloud data can be used to create a detailed 3D model of an existing building or structure, which can then be used to develop a BIM model. This can help architects and engineers to visualize the space and identify potential issues before beginning any construction or renovation work. Virtual tours can also be created from the 3D model to provide a virtual walk-through experience of the space.
Renovation and Restoration: Point cloud data can be used to accurately measure and document the dimensions of an existing building or structure. This information can be used to create detailed renovation or restoration plans, which can be crucial in historical preservation projects. Virtual tours can also be created to showcase the existing space and highlight any historical features.
Structural Analysis: Point cloud data can be used to perform structural analysis of existing buildings, allowing engineers to identify potential structural issues or weaknesses. Virtual tours can be used to provide a more immersive understanding of the structure and any potential issues.
Energy Analysis: Point cloud data can be used to perform energy analysis of existing buildings, helping architects and engineers to identify areas where energy efficiency can be improved. Virtual tours can be used to showcase any energy-efficient features or improvements.
As-Built Documentation: Point cloud data can be used to create accurate as-built documentation, which can be crucial in construction projects. By providing a detailed and accurate representation of the existing space, point cloud data can help to ensure that construction projects are properly planned and executed. Virtual tours can also be created to provide a visual reference for the as-built documentation.
Increase Efficiency and Reduce Costs
The most successful architecture, engineering, and construction firms use 3D models to help them become more efficient and cost-effective.
Capture existing conditions before the design phase with an accurate and fast 3D scan.
Virtual Punch Lists
Communicate effectively by annotating the 3D model with notes, links, photos, and videos
Speed-up subcontractor estimates by eliminating the need for time consuming on-site visits.
Document and share construction progress with owners and collaborators.
Save travel time and money with remote inspections done from anywhere.
Improve customer service by sharing a full “digital twin” of the property with owners.
Ready to take your business to the next level?
Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with point cloud data and virtual tour services your next construction project.