The Gettys Group uses VR to streamline hotel design

From AEC Magazine

April 7, 2021

To help save time and money on the design of Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites hotel complex in downtown Nashville, The Gettys Group enlisted the help of visualisation expert Theia Interactive to develop a collaborative VR solution.


Using Unreal Engine and its Optim collaborative template, Theia created a fully rendered, high-quality 3D build of the hotel in VR, giving the designers the ability to walk its virtual halls and make design changes on the fly.


The hotel – which opened in Nashville’s Capitol District in October 2020 – includes 204 suites and studios, a 50-person meeting space, an outdoor courtyard and several other amenities, including a rooftop bar.


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