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Iterative Design in VR

Room scale VR can replace expensive scale physical mockups. Here’s a case study on how one hospital used VR in their design process:

Working with Cincinnati Children?s Hospital, 80+ medical professionals tested dozens of design options during a 3 day VR workshop with Simon Manning, formerly at ZGF Architects. ?The hospital and designers received comprehensive and well-informed feedback in days instead of weeks. Using a VR mockup, the hospital saved the cost and labor of making a physical mock-up which would have involved 100’s of pounds of foam and cardboard and days of labor (savings approx. $45,000).

As an added bonus, this enabled the hospital to run iterative way-finding studies with prospective patients in a virtual simulation of the clinic.

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