23. Case Study: Kitchen Remodeling

Virtual-environment model of remodeled kitchenEffective Virtual Environments Research Project, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.


Highlights and Peculiarities

Why This Case?

This simple case illustrates the power of design tools. Drawings, computer-assisted design (CAD) software, scale models, full-scale mock-ups, and a virtual-environment (VE) walk-through each benefited the design. The VE and the mock-up each added value that the other did not.

Bold Decision

Move the exterior wall. This change transformed the design.

Bold Decision ...

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