Visualization and animation specialist, preferably an architect, in a close cooperation with the planning architect is needed to reach a high quality product.
Human resources are as important factor as soft- and hardware.
Several high performance PC's linked in a net, Personal Animation Recorder card, video studio using digital techniques for editing purposes.
AutoCAD, 3D-Studio Max or older Classic version, Adobe Premiere 4.0 for editing purposes.
Evaluation of the Human Resources & Hardware Cost is difficult because of the continuous development and price reduction, and the hardware is never sufficient enough.
The rent of a video studio has to be noted.
Software investment is basicly Auto-CAD and 3D-Studio Max or equal.
Human resource costs can be the largest costs, depending on the quality of the visualization.