design: GA Design International Limited
ZOA is a visualization and animation studio based in Budapest, Hungary. Our focus is 3D architectural and industrial visualization. We've been working together and creating architectural animations as well as photorealistic 3d renderings since the year of 2000. We create animations and still renditions for the real estate market in Central and Eastern Europe and far beyond the region. We undertake complete visualization projects and branding solutions for office / residential / mix-used developments and industrial applications both exterior and interior. As designers and 3d artists we work under continuous client supervison, so that we can deliver the most powerful solutions to our partners.
design: GA Design International Limited
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We finally had some time to rerender and recomposite the best what we had in the last year and put it into a short movie.
design & visualization: ZOA
The site is located at the big beach of Siófok at the lake of Balaton. The building – that was named earlier Coca-Cola Beach House – stands apart from the other catering services close to the lake. The (1) new geometrical situation evoked by the global ressurrection of the beach area, (2) the structural problems of the building and (3) the somewhat ageing aesthetics of the building hull alltogehter necessitated a significant conversion of the original building.
Architect: ZOA Architects Studio
ZOA was asked to support KÖZTIs masterplan by creating the 3D Digital model of the Buda Castle Hill – a 150 acres area, full of historically important monuments.
General Designer: KÖZTI Zrt.
ZOA participated in this architectural design contest in June 2011 under the wings of Aspectus Architects, an Architects Studio which is well known for it’s contemporary office buildings. The 3D visualization for the proposed 6-storey glazed building was created in a rather short period of time. After having received the raw 3D model of the building – which the architects supplied as an ArchiCAD model – our team had to finish 10 high quality renderings (6 of which were to put into on-the-spot photos) in less then a week’s time. Balázs Götz – one of our senior architectural visualizer – led the team strong-minded. The technically hardest part was to make the glass facades look natural and at the same time blend into the atmosphere.
design: Aspectus Architects
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design: Gábor & Svejkovszky Építésziroda
Talentis Project is probably the biggest regional development project today in Hungary. Similarly to the story of Silicon Valley, the whole project is based on investment into every level of educational institutions. Real estate development connect to this kind of development of the region. This promotional video had to express this very complex subject.
First we had to grab the most important thoughts about the Talentis Project with eye on the limited length of the clip. Than we sought for the right visual content to express the sentences we came up with. Few hours of raw material was converted into a solid video with the help of the Rubik’s Cube effects which was meant to be a metaphor for invention and knowledge. However simple it might seem to be, it was just the opposite, we struggled to link visual content to what we wanted to say and harmonize both with the rolling cube and each other.
Project page and Client: Talentis
This wonderful villa can be discovered through an unusual web page. ZOA designed this web page using its own imagery. The home view is one of the best looks of the building and one can change its illumination to see how the villa looks throughout the day. Users can pick an apartment through another view of the villa: lights of the chosen apartment will turn on as the mouse rolls over.
This project was about finding something interesting of a building that fits smoothly and quietly into its surroundings, and to transfer this idea through a simple animation. We decided to go for the outstanding material quality of the building and showcase details that give the viewer a sense of quality and decent planning. Slow camera tracks, and late afternoon lights help to articulate the luxury feel of the house.
A company constructs an up-to-date five star hotel right beside the mind-boggling turkish medieval bath and the proper foyer building by architect giant Miklós Ybl that is called Rácz fürdő. ZOA had to visualize the spa part of the project. In the focus of our graphics it was haziness and intimate illumination as for the Medieval bath and flamboyant details as for the 19th century building. The prior demanded a bit more experiments since one can start to deal with water and haze in very different approaches in CG. It is worth to look around before deciding which way to go. The latter – to visualize a 19th century building full of details – simply accounts for a lot of modeling work. While modeling ornamental details can be quite tricky it is also rather giving: details contribute a lot to the aestethic of an image.
It was easy to represent the good mood and fresh feeling of this very colorful building designed by Gábor Turányi and Bence Turányi: colored stripes fill the building and its neighboring space with colors. It also responds nicely to the project logo and was easy to combine the animation of the two therefore. ZOA always tries to make any task challenging regarding the technical means. ING, the owner of this project left us enough time and energy to find the right challenge, and we believe this can easily be felt when watching the final version of this video.