Architectural rendering resource
Orban Design is a Charlottesville, Virginia based resource for architects, developers, owners,
real estate agents, and related professionals. The owner, Andy Orban, is a licensed architect in Virginia.
Read about current projects on his blog
Make the most of your plans
We enable you to make the most of your architectural plans, with
color, depth, and detail. We bring to bear quality architectural experience
and technological savvy to provide the highest level of 3D modeling and architectural illustration services.
We deliver uncompromising quality tailored to your specific needs.
With Orban Design you will get efficient and effective service to deliver a quality product.
With 20+ years of experience in architecture, Andy Orban has prepared home plans for many clients. If you seek drafting services, we can provide an estimate based on the hourly rate below.
Want to work with us? Here's how:
The first step is a consultation to assess your needs and allow
us to prepare a quote for your project. This is a free consultation
with no obligation on your part. The quote includes 3 main items:
Price, Time, and Product.
is usually a fixed fee, but if desired can be hourly (at a rate of $100/hr).
estimate includes final due date
as well as benchmarks for the items below.
consists of the 3D illustrations or renderings, with a specified number of views or a length of animation, plus the
size or resolution of the final images.
The next step is to collect documents from you describing the
project. We accept 2D drawings in any form, digital or hard-copy.
Any scanning or other work needed
to prepare the material as suitable for 3D modeling will be included
in the quote.
Once we have the documentation, we will begin work on the 3D
model. This is the fun part! As soon as we have prepared the model
we can send you selected preliminary views. Then, with your feedback, we can determine the final views for
Our goal is to provide you the resources to best understand
your project and to convey that understanding in the most direct
way to your client or market visualized in 3D.
(The fees below based on a rate of $100/hour)
A basic massing model
, interior study, or site context model
may take as little as 3 hours to complete. Basic price range:
$300 - $800
with an intermediate level of detail and some site or
interior furnishings may take 12 to 20 hours to complete. Medium
price range: $1200 - $2,000
Watercolor style illustrations
may take anywhere from 4 hours to 3 days to complete depending on the level of detail and complexity of the model. Architectural illustration price range: $500 - $2,400
Renderings with a high level of detail
may require 4 to 8 days
of modeling time. This does not include time for additional services
such as studies or drafting. Detailed price range: $3,200 - $6,400
can be created from any level of model, and may take
as little as 6 hours up to 20 hours depending on the length and
complexity. Movie price range: $600 - $2,000 in addition to model.
Rendered animations (with lighting and reflections) take additional resources
to process. Price range: $1,500 - $3,000 per minute of
full HD, 24fps animation.