When HKS Architects was challenged with conceptualizing and building a large addition to the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s surgery and imaging departments in Houston, they hired the Architecture Interactive team to build immersive virtual 3D mockups of not only multi-use operating rooms, but also a large 10,000 square foot atrium area. Approximately 50 medical professionals collaboratively evaluated various concepts, experiencing a virtual mockup that would otherwise not be physically feasible.
Jason Schroer, Associate Principal and Senior Vice President of HKS comments: “The final product and their on-site setup was exceptional. The utilization of the interactive virtual environment allowed the design team to get immediate and real-time feedback from users. It helped us to reach decisions and a consensus earlier within the design process and allowed the project to move forward without additional meetings. I would recommend this process again and I plan to utilize this