Many construction projects related to existing buildings are to be reused or renovated. In this scenario, measurements are crucial for estimating and communicating with other project stakeholders. For decades, manual tape and clipboard were the standard methods. However, this type of collection can require hours on-site and possibly more at the office.
Fortunately, today’s technology allows companies to capture an entire space at a minimal cost quickly. 3D scanners like the Matterport Pro3 let users get all the as-built data through a digital twin. However, there are still plenty of situations where traditional floor plans are needed or wanted. This article explains how to produce conventional floor plans quickly through the Matterport platform. But first, let’s go over precisely what is a digital twin.