Doubling as a powerful marketing tool, virtual reality (VR) software allows builders, architects, design professionals, and clients to collaborate while planning, managing, and constructing projects.

Companies that have adopted VR use the technology to help clients visualize projects by making it possible to "walk through" spaces during a project's various phases. Compatible with virtual reality–enabling hardware such as Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, here are a few fresh programs for builders to consider.


Prospect, IrisVR's advanced, one-click extension tool, plugs into Revit or Rhino models and compresses 3D renderings into VR-viewable files on demand.