Virtual Reality for Architecture
with Unreal Engine

Learn Immersive Architecture and make a difference

Type

100% Online
Live

Duration

15 classes

Home

February 2021

Cursada

Monday and Thursday
19 p.m. to 22 p.m.

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

It is recommended to have modeling knowledge in any of the following tools: AutoCad - Revit - Sketchup - 3DS Max or experience in rendering and 3D architecture

This course is designed to help you transport your architectural projects to virtual reality with Unreal Engine and export them to the main mobile and desktop platforms: Gear VR, Oculus and HTC Vive. Design and learn to visualize various types of projects and experiences in virtual reality.

What do you learn?

  • To import your project to Unreal Engine.
  • Different ways to visualize your project in VR.
  • To design different ways of transporting yourself in your projects.
  • Traditional lighting techniques and raytracing.
  • To create textures and PBR materials.
  • To explore the connection to VR peripherals.

Tools and software to use

Autodesk Autocad icon logo software
Autodesk Revit icon logo software
Sketch Up 3D software logo icon
Datamish Exporter icon logo software
Unreal Engine logo software ATP program

Graduate Profile

Studying virtual reality applied to architecture, you will be able to work in ArchViz studies, urban planning, interior design and real estate developments. You will be able to develop and assemble scenery by means of the following tasks:

  • Creation of scenes with Unreal Engine.
  • Materialization, lighting and systems optimization in real-time.
  • Generation of various ways of interacting with projects with the possibility of execution with virtual reality glasses.
  • Virtual reality applications for architecture.

Meet your mentor

Martin Aprile, Teacher and professional with more than 10 years of experience in the industry, graduated from the Game Art Professional Training Path

Martin Aprile
Teacher and professional with more than 10 years of experience in the industry, graduated from the Game Art Professional Training Path. He worked in the field of modeling for video games at Gameloft as an environment artist developing titles such as Siberian Strike y Hawks among others and in the field of 3D models for architecture as a renderer for large firms such as Foster and Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects. He currently works as a senior 3D artist at MAQE visual solutions and as a teacher in the Game Art modeling course for videogames, Environments for Videogames, and in the Higher Technique in Art and Animation for Videogames. Passionate about 3D art, always at the forefront of software and visualization techniques.

First Module

Virtual Reality for Architecture, Creation of 360º Images for virtual tour
Creation of 360º Images for virtual tour

Second Module

Virtual Reality for Architecture,, VR Technologies for the creation of materials.
VR technologies for the creation of materials.

Third Module

Virtual Reality for Architecture, Interaction with virtual tours.
Interaction with virtual tours.

Unreal Engine 4 for Architecture

What is Unreal Engine?
  • Unreal Engine is the world's most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool. Today it offers creators in all industries the freedom and control to deliver cutting-edge content, interactive experiences, and immersive virtual worlds.
  • Unreal Engine is a complete set of tools for creating photographic images and immersive experiences in real time. With high quality, powerful performance and proven results, Unreal Engine is the flexible and open platform that visualization specialists can trust to take their projects anywhere.
What are the advantages of using Unreal Engine 4 in Architectural Visualization?
  • Quickly iterate to create the best version of your projects.
  • Catch costly design errors early.
  • Generate Images of the highest quality from concept to closure.
  • Develop interactive experiences in your design.
  • Communicate the intent of your design to stakeholders.
  • They can be created from immersive VR and AR experiences to marketing videos.
  • Unreal Engine is a complete solution for your architectural visualization needs.
What resources does Unreal Engine 4 need?

It is recommended to have a computer with Windows 10 64-bit, Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or more and with 8 GB RAM. On the other hand, the video card should be compatible with DirectX 11 and, for development with the rendering engine, you will also have to install Visual studio 2015.

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    In a building environment specially designed for our activity, all our classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. One PC per student with all the software required for each course.