The presentation model is far more detailed than the previous models, and reflect the proposed materials of the scheme. The context of the site and surroundings are often included in presentation models to demonstrate how the design fits with the context of the surrounding architecture and landscape. In some cases, the presentation model is illuminated, which creates an impressive effect and is often used to highlight particular areas of a scheme.
The illuminated model is particularly popular for demonstrating schemes that will be predominantly used at night time (restaurants, theatres, bars, etc.). The presentation model has numerous functions