Biodiversity Net Gain / nature visualisations

At The Ruby Cube, we are passionate about helping our clients showcase their plans for enhancing biodiversity and landscape recovery through stunning visuals. Contact us today to discuss how we can bring your biodiversity net gain project to life through our creative and realistic CG imagery.

Keep reading to find out what we can do for you!

“Environment Bank is establishing Habitat Banks across England… The Ruby Cube has produced stunning visuals and animations that perfectly capture our vision. They are used across all marketing material, business development, and by our investors – replacing words and ideas with beautiful imagery. I couldn’t recommend them more.”

Fraser Rutherford,

Environment Bank

What is Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG)?

Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is a government mandate that requires developments to enhance nature, and leave it in a better state than it was pre-development.

Biodiversity Net Gain is an exciting step forward for nature here in the UK, since wildlife abundance and natural habitats have been in decline for over 50 years. As of April 2024, it became mandatory for all new developments to deliver a net gain of 10% of measurably improved natural habitat than what existed pre-development, resulting in a positive impact on nature.

how are we involved?

We’re excited to be working with our clients to help them demonstrate the changes that these habitats will go through as they are transformed into rich, biodiverse environments. Our visuals show wildflower meadows, grasslands, wetlands, native scrub, hedgerows and other natural features as they would look in their mature state, 20-30 years in the future.

For more information about BNG, visit the government website: Understanding biodiversity net gain – GOV.UK

do you need visuals?

Calling all:

Ecologists | Developers | Landscape Architects | Landowners | Local Authorities | Anyone else!

If your goal is to:

  • Gain planning permission through the use of CGI’s that incorporate realistic-looking landscape and biodiversity elements
  • Convince & excite landowners, developers, councils or other key stakeholders with compelling visuals
  • Demonstrate in a visual way, improvements to the landscape
  • Produce marketing material for use in your publications and website
  • Provide a realistic representation of your nature enhancement / recovery project for general public information or approval

We can help! Contact us today for more information.

Calling all:

Ecologists | Developers | Landscape Architects | Landowners | Local Authorities | Anyone else!

 

If your goal is to:

  • Gain planning permission through the use of CGI’s that incorporate realistic-looking landscape and biodiversity elements
  • Convince & excite landowners, developers, councils or other key stakeholders with compelling visuals
  • Demonstrate in a visual way, improvements to the landscape
  • Produce marketing material for use in your publications and website
  • Provide a realistic representation of your nature enhancement / recovery project for general public information or approval

We can help! Contact us today for more information.

What we offer

Photo-montage:
You provide the photograph/drone photography, or we can organise a photographer, then we create the new habitat in 3D and merge it into the photo.

Fully modelled 3D site:
We create a 3D terrain using DEFRA liDAR and satellite imagery, providing a base for producing 3D renders. We then work-up the habitat, utilizing our extensive and ever-growing 3D plant library and 3D techniques. From this point we can create aerial before and after images and any number of 3D renders from within the site showing close-up details or specific areas of interest.

Virtual Tours:
We can provide a virtual tour through your site, showcasing 360-degree views of set points. These can contain information as pop-ups or tooltips if there are key pieces of information that need to be communicated such as specific species of flora and fauna etc.

Animations:
Whether you’d like to see wildflowers and grasses gently blowing in the breeze, or a buildup of your site in 3D – or anything else! We can produce it for you.

Cross-sections and illustrations:

Informational illustrations and visualisations

What we offer

Photo-montage:
You provide the photograph/drone photography, or we can organise a photographer, then we create the new habitat in 3D and merge it into the photo.

Fully modelled 3D site:
We create a 3D terrain using DEFRA liDAR and satellite imagery, providing a base for producing 3D renders. We then work-up the habitat, utilizing our extensive and ever-growing 3D plant library and 3D techniques. From this point we can create aerial before and after images and any number of 3D renders from within the site showing close-up details or specific areas of interest.

Virtual Tours:
We can provide a virtual tour through your site, showcasing 360-degree views of set points. These can contain information as pop-ups or tooltips if there are key pieces of information that need to be communicated such as specific species of flora and fauna etc.

Animations:
Whether you’d like to see wildflowers and grasses gently blowing in the breeze, or a buildup of your site in 3D – or anything else! We can produce it for you.

Cross-sections and illustrations:

Informational illustrations and visualisations

Our Latest BNG / Ecology Work

Please click on a project to view in more detail