The Engineer provided excellent photographs representing the three most important view sheds. Each would be used as base photographs for photosimulations of each site.
POITRA modelers created a detailed 3D model for a report figure describing the equipment building, proposed 17ft tall tower and the ATCBI-6 antenna. The model was camera matched to each base photograph for both sites, lighted and rendered. The renders were then composited to the base photograph and traditional digital painting methods used to finish the simulations.
POITRA had no prior experience specifically with airport radar towers and antennas but easily understood the plans for the various components. We quickly learned about the specific concerns asscociated with towers and also that the process closely resembles that for other types of public works projects.
Graphic artists at POITRA marked the tower locations to make the simulations into figures for the study document. POITRA also created graphic map figures that identified the tower site options and the view shed locations for the primary sites.
All of the POITRA figures appeared in the final study document and visually reflected the quality of the preparation of the other parts of the document.