Architectural Scale Models Blog

Parasolil

Parasolil

Every model we build is unique to our client and designed around their needs. Working closely with the artistic director of Parasoleil we created a display that helped win them the best booth award when it was first shown. Parasoleil has a unique niche in the... read more
Lockheed Martin Telescope

Lockheed Martin Telescope

We have done many models for Lockheed Martin. Unfortunately most of them are under tight non-disclosure agreements. This telescope model though is for public viewing and I am allowed to share these images. I build models for many products of which I have little... read more
Scientific Drilling

Scientific Drilling

Scientific drilling needed to demonstrate their complex system for drilling for oil. Archetype 3D was hired to design and build a display model to demonstrate this system. The problem was how to represent radio waves travelling from an underground drill bit to a... read more
Colorado State University – Green energy building

Colorado State University – Green energy building

This ambitious project for CSU is a new student center powered by green energy. The model is built as a cross-section to highlight the many different design elements that keep this structure as a temperature controlled building. The largest element is the Katabatic... read more
Autoclave

Autoclave

Why build a trade show model of your equipment? One reason is that the equipment can be forty feet long and weigh several tons. Another good reason for a model is that the actual equipment doesn’t tell the whole story. For Thermal Dynamics these reasons were... read more
Civil Engineering Models – I 94 Milwaukee Highway

Civil Engineering Models – I 94 Milwaukee Highway

Highway models over graveyard We have built over fifteen engineering scale models for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation over the years. Yes, these are models of Highways and intersections. The models can be large and expensive but the engineers CH2M Hill and... read more
Oil Rig Equipment Model for Court Case

Oil Rig Equipment Model for Court Case

Demonstrative Evidence for Personal Injury Case Waltz Law had a problem with this personal injury case. Dick Waltz needed to demonstrate how a person could possible injure themselves while using this complex and heavy piece of equipment. A full sized physical model... read more
Architectural Scale Models for the U.S. Embassy

Architectural Scale Models for the U.S. Embassy

Moscow, Russia Recently, we were asked to create a pair of three dimensional architectural scale models for the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia. A new seven story office building is being constructed next to the existing Chancery building and, of course, nothing shows... read more