As with almost any industry or profession that deals with the built environment, architecture stands to benefit immensely from advances in augmented reality (AR) technologies.

AR technology involves enhancing or “augmenting” a user’s interactions with the physical world by overlaying digital information on top of what he or she perceives via an audio-visual interface. The interfaces can assume an extremely broad range of forms, invariably those that are portable or even wearable for reasons of…