8 Eaton Lane – Belgravia

Client: CIT
Architect: PDP London
Scale: 1:75
Dimensions: 1660 x 1300mm

Timelessly elegant, vibrantly Belgravia.

8 Eaton Lane is a centrally located landmark comprising 42 residences with outstanding amenities including pool, gym and cinema plus 11 ground floor retail and leisure units, within the retained Grade II listed façade.

Utilizing our inhouse, state of the art 3D print facilities, 3DD were able to faithfully reproduce this beautifully ornate façade, designed in the French Renaissance style by the renowned architect Thomas Cundy III. Originally completed in 1868.


Client: CIT Group Partners LLP
Architect: HCL Architects
Scale: 1:100
Dimensions: 1500 x 1000 mm

HYLO is a 28-storey landmark tower, offering 261,000 sq ft of premium office space and 17,000 sq ft of retail space. One of London’s most exciting new buildings, HYLO boasts high rise tower floors and large efficient podium floors plus roof gardens and new public space.

The model captures the fine detail of the building’s double-height brick panel with flush lime pointing. Whilst offering views of the office space, enhanced with the inclusion of highly realistic interactive ceiling lighting.

The Bryanston,
Hyde Park

Client: Almacantar
Architect: Rafael Vinoly
Scale: 1:75
Dimensions: 1995mm x1280mm

Elevated above London’s Hyde Park, the latest design by celebrated architect, Rafael Viñoly, presents elegant city living with the serene beauty of the capital’s largest Royal Park.

Almacantar challenged 3DD to create a unique specification for their new model for The Bryanston. Working closely with the projects interior designers, Millier. Every visible interior space was modelled to include; doors, floor finishes, furniture, kitchens, rugs, and even artwork on the walls. This increase in interior detail was made possible by placing the model lighting within the ceiling and offers an unparalleled realism within a sales and marketing model.

Bloomberg Building

Client: Bloomberg
Architect: Foster + Partners
Scale: 1:50
Dimensions: 4800mm Diameter

In the heart of the City of London, these new European headquarters are the first wholly owned and designed Bloomberg building in the world.

This model masterpiece was created for Bloomberg and represents one of 3DD’s most challenging projects to date. Built in three sections with a combined weight of over 1000kg, it comprises no less than 30,000 individual hand-finished components.

These included 8,000 3D-printed desks, laser-etched floor patterns, hand-pointed stone work and a hi-tech lighting system which used 1/10th of the number of LEDs normally required to illuminate a model of this size.


9 Millbank

Client: St Edward
Architect: Eric Parry Architects
Scale: 1:75
Dimensions: 1750mm x 1250mm

Standing proudly on the banks of the majestic River Thames in the beating heart of historic Westminster, 9 Millbank is a new residential address encapsulating all of British luxury and style.

3DD’s Millbank models are beautiful examples of all the model making disciplines coming together in one project. Laser etched and cut glazing, CNC machined facades, 3D printed architectural details, hand sculpted and cast figurines, metal etched railings, and a host of electronic wizardry on the inside to allow potential buyers to interact with the model to fully understand the location, dimensions and specification of each apartment within this grand building.

Twenty Grosvenor Square

Client: Finchatton
Architect: Squire and Partners
Scale: 1:50
Dimensions: 3350mm x 1400mm

Located on one of the world’s grandest garden squares, Twenty Grosvenor Square is a building of historical significance, comprising thirty-seven private residences.

Finchatton sought to pay homage to the beauty of the buildings classical façade. In response, individual bricks are set within a hand-pointed mortar joint, sash windows are modelled using 8 component parts, all sat within ornate stone frames.

5 years have elapsed between completion and delivery of this model to the exclusive marketing suite, and the taking of these photographs. Testament to the design and build quality applied to models by 3DD.

White City

Client: St James Homes
Architect: Patel Taylor
Scale: 1:100
Dimensions: 3000 x 2600mm

White City is creating a whole new London landscape that has nature to the forefront. West London’s brightest new neighbourhood is an area of spacious parkland and secluded gardens with refurbished railway arches to connect to Westfield as well as new bars and boutique shops creating an exciting new place to live.

We modelled the released phases in full colour and detail, incorporating interactive apartment lighting. Particular attention was given to the hard and soft landscaping designs. All future phases were modelled as clear volumes.


Brunel Building

Client: Derwent London
Architect: Fletcher Priest Architects
Scale: 1:100
Dimensions: 1200 x 850mm

On the banks of the Grand Union Canal, the 17-storey, 240,000 sq. ft. commercial building lies opposite Brunel’s Paddington Station and its remarkable connections. Below-ground constraints led to a unique external structure that allows for 3.5m high column-free space throughout the building and large windows that give panoramic views from each floor.

This modelling project created a number of exciting technical challenges; the building needed to split seamlessly in two, revealing hyper-realistic, interactively controlled ceiling detail. No two floors or elevations are the same due to the building’s unique structural design.


Holland Park Villas

Client: Native Land
Architect: John McAslan & Partners
Scales: 1:75 and 1:25
Dimensions: 1600 x 1600mm & 2100 x 1400mm

A multi-site development of 68 apartments, 4 penthouses and 96 affordable homes built in three separate locations throughout the borough.

The 3DD studio crafted two models to help market the development as one of the most sought-after addresses in ultra-prime central London. One model of the entire development included a sophisticated interactive apartment-finder lighting system, while the other highlighted the luxurious communal facilities.

West End Gate

Client: Berkeley Homes (Central London) Limited
Architect: Squire & Partners
Scale: 1:75
Dimensions: 2400 x 1900mm

The exclusive West End Gate development is moments away from stylish Paddington Basin, comprising of a landmark residential tower and surrounding mansion blocks designed by renowned architects Squire & Partners, winner of The Sunday Times’ Architect of the Year and Development of the Year in 2015.

3DD modelled the released phases in full colour and incorporated interactive apartment lighting. All future phases were modelled as clear volumes with their respective elevations lightly etched onto the surface of the acrylic. To finish the model, we wrapped its base in bronze plate, once we had machine-cut the brand pattern into its surface.