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Introduction of RJ Models:

The architectural scale model is a complementary way of exploring design ideas. Because it perfectly brings design sketches and construction drawings to life, with meticulous details. Over the past 28 years, RJ Models had the privilege to work closely with many clients in the UK. Including top architectural firms like Foster & Partners, Zaha Hadid Architect, SOM, etc.

The projects RJ Models get involved with encompass city masterplan, real estate development,interior model,industry, bridge, landscape model, model yacht, etc. Prior to making miniature replica models as perfect as possible, RJ Models has assigned elite teams of model making professionals. To refine, assemble, complete and maintain the scale models. To make sure the finished outcome will 100% meet the clients’ specific requirements.

In addition, the extension of the base of the network enables RJ Models to capture the essence of prestigious projects. By adopting the most cutting-edge model manufacturing technologies, and also traditional craftsmanship. RJ Models accomplishes customer-satisfying scale models in a tight deadline.

Considering the international transportation, most of the scale models. RJ Models has produced for UK customers can be broken down into flight cases. Along with the site installations and debugging service provided. Moreover, our experienced experts also provide good after-sales services.

1. Swiss Re Tower Model

Scale: 1: 100

Size: 500mm x 500mm x 1500mm

Production Time: 30 days

Designer: Foster + Partners

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The Swiss Reinsurance Building is located at 30 St. Mary's Axe Street in the “Financial City” of London, England.

Lord Norman Foster designed it and nicknamed “Gherkin”.

The official tower looks like a bullet, and the dome at the top of the building.

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In the making process, RJ Models used several CNC engraving machines to make the unique facade.

Model maker decomposed it into 5,500 flat triangles and diamond-shaped glass and formed a very complicated curtain wall system.

Before starting to make the architectural model, model makers in the U.K. carefully studied the drawings from the client.

And found that the inclined steel frame directly supported on its curtain wall, which is on the periphery of the building.

Based on this delicate system, the mechanic's experts design the structure meticulously.

And they select materials that are tough enough to support the entire model.

In this 1:100 office building model, it demonstrated Norman's superb mechanical design perfectly.

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RJ's model makers also carefully craft the interior of the model. At the bottom of the two-story shopping mall, adding miniature people, brand stores and seats restored rich shopping scenes.

People can clearly see these scenes through the highly transparent plexiglass on the facade of the building.

The final product fully demonstrates Norman Forester’s design intent and shows the future of the building to the public.

2. Stansted Airport Model

Scale: 1: 100

Size: 3000mm x 2500mm

Production Time: 30 days

Designer: Foster + Partners

Architectural Model Makers in the UK, Stansted Airport Model

RJ Models, a leading pioneer in architectural model makers in UK, had the pleasure of working with Foster + Partners.

Our architectural model makers were able to work to materialize an airport model for the London Stansted Airport.

Architectural Model Makers in the UK, Stansted Airport Model

The final airport model has successfully embodied the airport’s unique design.

Stansted airport challenged all the rules of conventional airport terminal and went back to the roots of modern airport design.

The high pavilion roof is dazzling and inspires awe to all commuters passing the terminal day in and day out.

And the natural light pierces the glass walls like thin veil allowing an illuminated interior with little need for electricity.

Architectural Model Makers in the UK, Stansted Airport Model

RJ Models reveres the design of each architectural wonders and complies strictly with all specifications to provide an authentic model.

We leveraged the minuscule details such as 3D model people sitting on benches or carrying briefcases, and vehicles parked outside.

All of this combined, in order to represent the daily traveler’s life at London Stansted Airport.

Our architectural model makers in the UK worked closely with Fosters + Partners during the project.

In order to ensure fast turnaround time and prevent unwanted costs.

RJ Models successfully completed the London Stansted airport model in record time which gained the praise of the UK clients.

RJ Models completed the airport model in just a span of 30 days with an area size of 3000 mm x 2500 mm.

3. Chelsea Waterfront Residential Building Model

Scale: 1: 300

Size: 1250mm x 850mm

Production Time: 30 days

Designer: Sir Terry Farrell

Architectural Model Makers in the UK, Chelsea Waterfront Residential Building Model

Client commissioned our architectural model makers to work for another wonderful project in UK.

Straddling Chelsea Creek, the Chelsea Waterfront required to use 3D Building Model as a statement centerpiece.

Architectural Model Makers in the UK, Chelsea Waterfront Residential Building Model

Located at the historic Lots Road Power Station and newly constructed building complex, including a striking 37-story tower.

Originally built in 1904 to power London’s underground transport system.

And the site is now embarking upon the next stage in its remarkable history.

The main goal was to emphasize the spacious, environment-friendly and other functional properties of the building.

Thus showcasing an eco-friendly and well-structured space.

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The scale model boasts dazzling LED lighting that masterfully represents the daylight and nighttime scenery in Chelsea Waterfront.

To provide a visually striking representation of the river Thymes, our expert architectural model makers used different shades of blue.

The luscious green scenery represents the amazing ecosystem residents in Chelsea Waterfront are to expect.

Architectural model makers in the UK are proud to have been part of the Chelsea Waterfront project.

And RJ Models have been able to provide competitive prices and fast production time.

So model builders garnered recognition in the 3D modeling industry, particularly in the UK.

RJ Models completed Chelsea Waterfront Residential Building Model with an area size of 1250mm x 850mm within 30 days.

4. Manchester United Stadium Model

Scale: 1: 400

Size: 1800mm x 1800mm

Production Time: 30 days

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RJ Models , renowned model makers in the UK, completed another exciting project the Old Trafford Stadium.

It is an iconic football stadium, and home to the world-famous home of Manchester United.

Old Trafford is dubbed as 'The Theatre of Dreams' due to its surreal and enchanting atmosphere around the playing field.

Also, the stadium model is characterized by the surrounding red seats.

The Old Trafford pitch is surrounded by four covered all-seater stands, connected by closing tiers to create one ring.

The north stand also contains several balconies.

This innovative architectural design and the North Stand contained a large protecting roof.

And it resulted in the stadium being one of the hosting venues during the 1966 World Cup.

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In contrast, the outside part of the stadium hides a more enigmatic design with huge parts of mixed bricks.

A rigid structure surrounded it and houses rectangular supporting beams to hold the roof in place.

Our architectural model makers took all of these design specifications in mind during the designing and printing process.

The end product is a marvelous Manchester United Stadium Model.

RJ Models completed the Manchester United Stadium Model in just a span of 40 days with a symmetrical area.

5. CPR Canterbury House Model in London

Scale: 1: 50

Size: 1750mm x 900mm

Production Time: 30 days

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The CPR Canterbury House is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Cedar and Taylor roads.

It houses 25 apartments and six retail stores on the street level.

New York-based CPR Properties purchased this building in 2013.

And New York-based CPR Properties renovated it to create an authentic place with robust historical connections and stimulate local economic vitality.

The architectural designer in the U.K. reflects the combination of retro and modern in the design of the façade.

In this architectural model, our architectural model building team carefully selects the model material to accurately reflect the designer's philosophy.

As usual, they strive to make an architectural model that best fits the future look of the building for London.

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To create a noble and cozy feeling, model makers installed warm yellow lights inside the apartment scale model.

In order to meet the requirements of the owner who does not want to expose the interior decoration of the apartment.

For the time being, the window in this architectural model is made of frosted glass.

It makes the building have the necessary realism and the mysterious temperament.

6. Architectural Model of the luxury Leven Wharf Apartment in London

Scale: 1: 75

Size: 1300mm x 1100mm

Production Time: 21 days

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The luxury Leven Wharf apartment comprises one, two, and three-bedroom apartments including some spectacular penthouses.

And it covers an area of 0.5 hectares and is located adjacent to the Olympic Park in London.

This eleven-story waterfront residential building commands a superb position overlooking a wide bend in the river.

And it is offering views of the nearby Olympic Park, the city, and across the new development to the south.

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RJ Models demonstrated brown brick stone walls, modernist style windows and Arts and Crafts style carved railings all precisely.

Meanwhile, the model makers also accurately displayed the standard configuration of every luxury apartment - the roof garden.

In addition, we also researches in local climate and plant species, and selects the vegetation can reflect the local characteristics.

And makes the corresponding miniature landscape to enhance the realism of the architectural residential model.

7. Architectural Model in Birmingham in London, the U.K.

Scale: 1: 100

Size: 1400mm x 1400mm

Production Time: 25 days

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Located in England's West Midlands, Birmingham is a large industrial city and the largest city in UK except for London.

This residential apartment fully reflects the Industrial aesthetics and developed economy of Birmingham.

The main part of the residential building's façade is made of composite aluminum.

And model makers used the black bricks and iron to outline random lines and patterns.

Whether the fabulous façade, the crystal-clear swimming pool, or the giant pillars and the gray space formed by these pillars.

These all reflect the luxury and dignity of this residential building.

Therefore RJ Models team pays a lot of efforts to illustrating the luxury and noble feeling of the model.

Model makers randomly installed warm yellow lights in the apartments, which gives a more realistic nightlife scenario.

Architectural model makers also adopt 3D print technology in the façade making process to accurately carve the patterns on it.

8. Architectural Model of ERE Rupert Street in London

Scale: 1: 50

Size: 1500mm x 1500mm

Production Time: 30 days

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Rupert Street is a very historical street, people described it as “a pretty handsome well-built Street” even in 1720.

In this block, there are traces of early eighteenth-century residential buildings, early nineteenth-century shops, and late nineteenth-century hotels and restaurants.

The protagonist of this architectural model is a four-story apartment on the upper floor of the Snog frozen yogurt.

Architectural model building team uses brick-and-red material which is inherently concave and convex to mimic the bricks.

And they make most of the exterior walls of the residential building.

Meanwhile uses dark grey lightweight materials to make window sills, cornices, and railings.

Each detail is made with extreme precision, such as the reliefs on the walls, the bulge which imitating traditional columns.

And every tiny drop tube that fits close to the wall.

In order to highlight this apartment, the architectural model making companies.

RJ Models skillfully use gray and white materials to make other proximate buildings.

In this way, it is convenient for the viewers to understand the location of the building.

And it can attract the attention of the audience to the main part.

9. Architectural Model in London for Hamptons

Scale: 1: 50

Size: 1300mm x 1500mm

Production Time: 30 days

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Part of the eastern end of Long Island, Hamptons is made up of small villages, such as Southampton and East Hampton.

The pleasant weather and wonderful scenery make Hamptons a popular seaside resort for many families to travel.

In this residential model, architectural model makers choose bright and brisk color materials to make the plants, clothes and some bricks.

It is consistent with the local relaxed and happy atmosphere.

Model makers used CNC engraving machine to make the window sill, door frame, and chimney.

Its sharp cutting edges reflect the modernist architectural style precisely.

To illustrate the lively and vibrant feeling, our team deliberately choose a sunny day to shoot this architectural model outdoors.

The carefully made apartment model under the blue sky seems to stand along the road of  Hamptons.

10. Residential Model for Strand in London 

Scale: 1: 150

Size: 1500mm x 1250mm

Production Time: 21 days

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Strand Street is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.

Therefore, there are lots of traditional middle age building along the street, the whole street looks quite antique and pristine.

To meet the retro temperament of this street, architect also designed this residential building in Eclectic style.

Thanks to the abundant experiences in making different style residential buildings.

And RJ Models clearly knows how to precisely demonstrate the designer’s intention and what kind of material should be adopted.

Warm yellow lights cooperated with frosted glass tactfully and skillfully illustrate the noble and mysterious feeling of the apartment.

|We installed model cars and several scaled people in front of the building.

It not only shows the lively street scene but also gives viewers a reference to the volume of the building.

11. Architectural Model in Kensington, London

Scale: 1: 75

Size: 2000mm x 900mm

Production Time: 30 days

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Kensington is, in general, an extremely affluent area, which has some of London's most expensive streets and garden squares.

But it also part of the most densely populated local government district in the United Kingdom.

This high density has come about through the subdivision of large mid-rise Georgian and Victorian terraced houses into flats.

In this architectural model, viewers can clearly understand local residential situations.

Architectural model makers from RJ Models use lower saturation blue plastic material to make the roof, considering its good ductility.

In addition, model makers installed scaled people with different postures and clothes in every yard to restore the lively life scene.

As usual, model making team not only pays attention to every tiny component but also adopts advanced technologies and machines.

Such as 3D printing and CNC engraving machine, striving to present a perfect architectural model.

12. Residential Model of IP Greenwich London

Scale: 1: 130

Size: 1700mm x 1100mm

Production Time: 30 days

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This residential building model is for the IP in Greenwich, London.

Considering the large volume of the building, model making team chooses the 1:130 scale.

It can present the entire architecture in a proper size and large enough to show the structural and facade details.

Under the requirement of the client, the model making team pay all efforts in manufacturing the main building.

Model makers used gray, white and brass thin panels in different parts to show the logically organized façade.

The lighting design of this 3d scale model demonstrates the superior production level of model makers from RJ Model.

Our team not only add warm yellow lights but also install tiny bulbs; even model cars have headlights and taillights.

13. Architectural Model for Brighton Marina, the UK

Scale: 1: 300

Size: 1300mm x 1100mm

Production Time: 21 days

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The Brighton Marina is the largest artificial Marina in the UK that boasts plenty of commercial, leisure and retail activities.

The module has even captured the intricacies of 127 acres of the plot.

It has many residential and commercial buildings surrounding it not to mention a huge harbor for water-related activities.

The original design was meant to leave a room for expansion in the future , the model shows a seamless boundary.

As per the original design, our architectrural making company replicated the multiple berths along with their ancillary services.

To make the model close to the real place, specially designed equipment were made to replicate the hues of water.

The original features of the place are also inculcated strategically in the design.

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Creating exact replicas of the residential buildings, apartments maintained the originality of the place.

The Brighton Marina comes to life with the exceptional LED lighting systems that are installed in the model.

14. Aykon Bondway North Tower Model in London

Scale: 1: 300

Size: 1300mm x 1100mm

Production Time: 21 days

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Built at Nine Elms, London, The Bondway North Tower features a two-tower architectural design as a mixed-use development.

RJ Models made a building scale model based on this architecture.

Also known as the Damac Tower, this structure is a two-tower building with 50 stories and 24 stories.

The taller tower, named the North Tower, houses 360 residential spaces featuring interior design by Versace Home.

In addition, the five floors are dedicated to office space.

The smaller tower, connected through a sky bridge from the North Tower, features a roof garden on the 23rd floor.

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RJ Models built the architectural model considering the modern atmosphere of the structure.

The looming lighting effect portrays the nightlife of the busy streets of London.

Aside from the glass windows scattered throughout the model, model makers painted the walls in various colors.

These shades are complementary, which showcases a vibrant and color-coordinated model.

15. Park Crescent in London

Scale: 1: 200

Size: 1800mm x 1800mm

Production Time: 14 days

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Client privileged RJ Models to create a model the Park Crescent in London during its redevelopment into an ultra-prime residence.

Renowned architect John Nash designed it during the early 19th century, he originally planned it to be a circular development.

This classical architectural feat consists of terraced houses and a private garden and the Regent’s Park fronted.

And people considered them of historic interest.

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In recent years, the Park Crescent undergoes a transformation to provide apartments with a 5-star hotel concierge.

Being the lone Royal crescent in London, the rarity of this prime development explains being the most prestigious address.

Our architectural model makers for London, did a magnificent replica of the Park Crescent.

They not only showcase the iconic crescent structure, but also the gardens incorporated as part of the landscape.

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The model makers of RJ Models prepared the materials using various techniques, from traditional style modeling complemented with high-end machines.

The level of experience with 3D architectural model making has helped the team create this ultra-luxury home to life.

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Model makers given the landscape as much importance as the structures during modeling.

They made the garden elements to attend to the three-dimensional sense, creating a realistic look of the park scene.

16. Broadway, Site Model Architecture in London

Scale: 1: 300

Size: 1300mm x 1100mm

Production Time: 21 days

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The Broadway, a six-building development in Westminster, will provide residential, office, and retail spaces.

Public areas surrounded the structures to link the streets around the area.

Also named Ten Broadway, this replaced the existing Metropolitan Police HQ to showcase the creative style of Squire and Partners.

This development will provide 268 residential units and three basement levels within the six buildings.

Each building will have 14 to 20 floors.

A scale model by model makers for UK of these structures will show this contemporary architecture situated along Victoria Street.

As planned, the architectural model for London shows the development in the west side and the east side.

For RJ Models to accurately model this development, the drawing artist spent 36 hours creating calculations and careful drawing.

During production, the team of model makers for London used fine cutting techniques to design the buildings’ facade.

Also, the combination of manual work and equipment complemented each other.

The handcrafting treatment ensured the fine treatment of materials.

On the other hand, the mechanical processes served to produce the accuracy of the site model architecture itself.

17. Holborn Little Mountain 3D House Model in London

Scale: 1: 100

Size: 1200mm x 400mm x 1500mm

Production Time: 14 days

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Holborn’s Little Mountain redevelopment will start off with this eight-story residential structure.

One of the architects stated that this building will be one of the gateways into the master plan.

To present this building integrated into the plan, we remade a scale model featuring its unique architectural design.

The model perfectly embodies the design of the original building with precise proportions and careful structural design.

The structure details are vivid and featured with the use of painting and lighting effects.

The different colors painted in these section-like areas of the building emphasized the eccentric and unique design.

Furthermore, RJ Models strived to create the landscape design with completeness and conciseness.

RJ Models finished the project in more than 100 hours due to the complicated design.

With that, RJ Models made no compromises in order to deliver the project.

18. Lincoln Square 3D House Model in UK

Scale: 1: 150

Size: 1000mm x 800mm

Production Time: 14 days

PLP Architecture designed a redevelopment project, Lincoln Square is a ten-story residential building in Westminster.

PLP Architecture replaced this notable architecture from a concrete office building into a 230 apartment structure.

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This development also featured in a landscaped courtyard , providing an attraction for this historic landmark.

Our 3d house model makers made the model of this structure with appropriate materials to produce the actual building features.

The model makers carefully selected these materials to portray the historic style of the building facade.

Based on the historical context, the institutional buildings and townhouses neighboring Lincoln Square inspired the design.

To meet the design based on the original structure, RJ Models finished this replica by hand.

RJ Models done almost 90% of the production with manual work, in order to deliver small details.

These minute details, despite their size, enhances the final look of the model.

19. Residential Project for London

Scale: 1: 100

Size: 1800mm x 1800mm

Production Time: 14 days

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This massive model is one to showcase how RJ Models provide fine details despite its large size.

With 1.8 meters in length and width, this replica shows realistic details and the coordinated colors used throughout the design.

Moreover, the modelers took note of the accurate proportions during construction, showcasing the design precisely of the inspired structure. RJ Models proceeded with careful modeling processes in order to create flat bases of each structure.

The 3D house model makers used with various cutting and grinding processes. This ensures that each interface in the model is flat, and will provide a more accurate representation of the structures.

The flat surfaces also help with the easier bonding process after cutting every piece into their desired shape and dimensions.

The 3D building model is lit by LED and can be controlled by a computer or manually during a presentation.

With the controllable interior lighting, it can do a multi-faceted display of the atmosphere.


RJ Models always keep the faith that advanced technologies, exquisite handicraft, extensive model making experience, seamless team cooperation.

And creative ideas that lead to distinctive and memorable 3d scale model manufacturing.

With unrivaled experience in producing all style scale models of various industry, RJ Models created each model for clients in the UK.

No matter simple concept design models or highly detailed exhibition models, fully meet the clients’ expectations.

Because of that, our architectural model building team for London won the trust and built long-term cooperation with the cleints.

Including famous real estate developers and local government authorities.


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