Virtual Reality is fully immersive tool, completely occluding a users vision and affording the potential of transporting them into completely virtual environments.

At Massey Spatial Design with have a VR Station (HTC Vive) for you to use in studio 10B12b. 


View digital models at 1:1 scale

The Studio VR set up allows us to import out SketchUp or TwinMotion models to view in 1:1 Scale so that we can gain a better understanding of volume, light, materiality, accessibility etc. 

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A quick tutorial showing how you can use the VR Set up with your SketchUp Model!

HTC Vive

share_steam_logoThe HTC Vive is one of the current generation premiere head mounted display (HMD) systems. It has room scale tracking, enabling 360 degrees of freedom while in virtual reality. This is our studio set up. 

HTC Vive, Controllers and base station trackers:




03_Oculus-Full-Lockup-Horizontal-BlackThe Oculus is one of the current generation premiere head mounted display (HMD) systems.
It has touch sensitive controllers allowing for more degrees of interaction in virtual space.

The proprietary software “Medium” is currently the best 3D modelling and sculpting experience for virtual reality.

Oculus also works with Steam VR and many steam apps support the Oculus.


Oculus Rift + Oculus Touch controllers:

Oculus Rift and Touch



IrisVR Prospect

cXNIWAWTvFMQunOKQd7iNQ-logo-colorProspect is a very simple software that lets you load a Sketchup or OBJ digital model and experience it in VR.






unityUnity is a gaming engine with integrated support for VR.
If you want to design a fully fleshed out virtual world with texture, animation, effects, lighting, interactable elements and dynamic audio, then a gaming engine like Unity is what you need.





Last modified: January 15, 2021