3D Printers are being used to produce architectural models that help architects present their design ideas to clients. 3D printed architectural models also allow architects to have physical and tangible representations of their ideas so they could better understand whether their designs would work or not. 3D printed models also help reduce the speculation that is often times required when dealing with 2D sketches and plans.
Likewise, they help lower the amount of time and effort it takes to create scale models. Architects could focus on other important things while their architectural models print, instead of having to produce scale models by hand. Or they could have their models printed through a service like I.materialize or Formlabs.
Architects could also be sure that their models will be of high quality and will no longer have to worry whether their designs would be presentable or not.
3D printing is being adopted by a lot of people in different fields. Architects are using this technology to easily produce physical representations of their designs.