Schloss Sanssouci
Schloss Sanssouci
UW Heiligensee
Flughafen Tempelhof
Flughafen Tempelhof
Denkmalgeschütztes Schulgebäude
Your partner in as-built surveying

BIM-Models + CAD-Plans
Building Area Survey

Plan 3D stands for professionalism, reliability and transparency. We are dedicated to supporting our clients until the successful completion of their architecture projects with high-quality professional services in BIM, CAD and Surveying. We strive to build and maintain long-term, stable business relationships with our professional ethics.

Your reliable partner

in the field of 3D-Surveying and the evaluation of 3D-Pointcloud data. In close and continuous cooperation with our clients and partners, we have been able to constantly expand and extend our range of services.

Building Surveying

As-built Building Survey

We have been offering high-quality building surveying services since 2012. With a variety of technological options, such as 3D-Laserscaning, Tachometer-Surveying, Drone Photogrammetry, Analogue-Surveying. We will find the best surveying solutions for your project requirements for a successful completion of your project.

Contact us, we will be happy to assist you in offering the right surveying solutions for your project requirements.

CAD-Drawing Set

2D As-built Plans

We create classic plan sets including floor plans, reflected-ceiling plans, sections, elevations and site plans, based on 3D-Laserscaning or Tacheometry Survey, depending on the specific project requirements. Here, the measured building geometry is processed as 3D-Pointcloud data, on the basis of which accurate 2D-Plans are drafted. The level of detail of the plan set can be dictated by project requirements under specific norms such as monument protection law (denkmalschutzrechliche Eckstein), DIN277 standards or specific firm CAD-standards. The plans can be drafted architecture and construction details drawn schematically, idealised, accurately as per architectural planning or deformation-oriented requirements.

Building Information Modelling

3D As-built Model

Plan 3D creates as-built Building Information Models from 3D-Pointclouds with Scan2BIM workflow. We have created 3D BIM-models for over 600 BIM projects, which includes shopping centres, residential buildings and villas, single and multifamily houses, heritage buildings, large open spaces buildings such as factories, halls, airports, hangars, complex building geometries or standardised modular construction, high-ornamentation façade details.

We create Building Information Models accurately according to the Level of Detail (LoD) and Level of Information (LoI) required for the further development of your project as per your specifications.


With more than 12 years of experience in the field of 3D-Laserscanning, as-built surveying, Building Information Modelling and CAD-Drafting, we have been worked with a wide array of clients well-known in the AEC-Industry. Here we present some selected architects, planners, builders, foundations, surveyors and project developers who already trust the quality of our work.

Since 2012, a trusted partner:

Our Services

We are a strong team of highly professional architects, civil engineers, draughtsmen, surveyors, carpenters and heritage conservation technicians who work on your projects conscientiously and responsibly. In close and continuous cooperation with our clients and partners, we deliver every project punctually on time and precisely as per the quality and information standards set out in the scope of the projects.


We survey as-built measurements and object dimensions with  high-precision 3D-Laserscaners. This data is processed into 3D-Pointclouds, i.e a 3D-Scan consisting of millions of points with coordinate and colour data, allowing for a comprehensive and highly detailed representation of a physical space. Whether heritage buildings, technical facilities or deformation studies, we will be happy to present the possibilities of 3D-Laserscaning technology to you for your project and gladly prepare an offer as per your requirements.

As-built Drawings

Based on precise 3D-Pointcloud data, we draft accurate CAD drawings, offering architects, engineers, and construction professionals an invaluable tool for renovation, retrofitting, and design projects. As-Built CAD Drawings based on point cloud data ensure that the final design aligns perfectly with the existing conditions, minimizing errors, streamlining project workflows, and ultimately resulting in more efficient and cost-effective construction processes.

Building Information Modelling

Since 2012, we have actively evolved our Building Information Modelling standards and workflows to offer highly detailed and data-rich BIM-Models to our clients. This comprehensive digital model enables architects, engineers, contractors, and stakeholders to collaborate more effectively throughout a project's lifecycle. BIM enhances decision-making, streamlines communication, and improves overall project efficiency. BIM has become an industry standard, reshaping the way buildings are conceived, designed, constructed, and maintained. We are there for you to craft precise BIM-Models for your projects.


At Plan3D, we specialize in bringing architectural visions to life through cutting-edge 3D visualization services. Our team of skilled designers and visual artists meticulously craft stunning and immersive 3D renderings that enable our clients to explore their architectural projects in incredible detail before they even break ground. Whether you're an architect, developer, or designer, our 3D visualization services will transform your concepts into captivating and photorealistic virtual environments.

Analogue Surveying

In cases where data protection is important to our clients, such as the surveying of apartments and residential buildings, we offer the traditional hand survey. With this service, no digital data, e.g. point clouds or 360° images, are captured. Instead, the survey is carried out using hand tools and AutoCAD, thus confining within the EU Data Privacy Law and still offering precise as-built survey and CAD-Drawings.

Building Area Measurement

High-precision building area measurement via 3D-Laser scanning is part of our core business. The non-contact technology of the 3D laser scanner or mobile mapping is particularly suitable to accurately measure the areas of residential or inhabited rooms, retail-stores, commercial premises or office buildings. The evaluation of the effective building areas are then calculated as per Norm and Standards such as WoFlV (Wohnflächenverodernung), DIN277 or gif e.V.

Pointcloud Imaging

Pointclouds offer a unique solution in building documentation as point cloud photogrammetry or imaging. With our 3D-Laserscanning technology, we can offer you high-detail orthogonal 2D-images of vertical and horizontal building surfaces such as Facades, Ceilings, Flooring or Sections. Orthogonal Pointcloud-Images are a great solution for building damages/defects documentation, highly ornamented building facades details, mosaic flooring or wall cladding or other heritage conversation documentation requirements.

Photo Documentation

Whether you need progress documentation during construction, a detailed portfolio of the finished structure, accurately documenting the building MEP-Systems or images for marketing and presentation purposes, we have the perfect solution for your project requirements. We offer 2D-Image documentation, 360°-Photodocumentation, Time-lapse Construction video documentation and detail photo documentation of the building elements and MEP-Systems.

About us

We execute our work with high standards for ourselves, our clients and our workflows, and critically think along the entire scope and timeline of the project to deliver a high-quality product and service. We communicate and act responsibly, transparently, in partnership with our clients and partners and keep our word with high professionality and dedication. All of us at Plan3D are pleased to have been working in a small team of very dedicated professionals who work together with mutual respect, passion and positive energy. Thus driving the projects more efficiently and in synergy with one another, which also emphasises on enjoying what we do and evolving with each project we successfully deliver.

Founded in
Years of Experience

Our extensive range of technical services

From classic 3D as-built surveys and object scans, utilizing our high-precision 360° 3D laser scanner, to digitally mapping structural realities, and employing BIM or VR technology for marketing tools and the event industry, we handle a wide array of potential 3D model applications. The scanning and integration of all architecture planning-relevant details, along with the subsequent generation of virtual three-dimensional models from point clouds, often serve as a foundational step to highly acclaimed architecture projects in Germany.

12 years experience in as-built surveying

Since 2012, we have been able to successfully contribute our experience and services as a reliable partner in the field of 3D-Surveying and Building Information Modelling to numerous projects. In close and continuous cooperation with our clients and partners, we have been able to constantly expand and extend our range of services. In the last 12 years of our existence, we have successfully completed more than 700 projects. Some of these projects being the landmark projects of Berlin and key turn-over architecture projects.

Precise, reliable and punctual

Precision, reliability, and punctuality are the cornerstones of our work ethos. Our dedicated team of architects, engineers and surveyors combine state-of-the-art technology with unwavering attention to detail to ensure every survey and BIM project we undertake is executed flawlessly. We understand the critical role accuracy plays in the construction and design industries, and our commitment to delivering precise and dependable results is unwavering. We sustain a highly productive work-relation with all our clients.


Do you have any questions for us? We are gladly at your disposal to answer all your questions about our services. Some of the most frequently asked questions are answered as following.

Does Plan 3D work on projects only in Berlin or nationwide?

Plan3D is based in Berlin, but works throughout Germany, both on its own and with local partner offices. In addition, we have already measured and processed projects in the DACH region, Malta, France, Spain, the Czech Republic, Denmark and the Netherlands.

In which BIM software does Plan 3D work?

Plan3D has expertise in Scan2BIM, Scan2CAD and CAD2BIM workflows in Autodesk Revit, Graphisoft ArchiCad and AutoCad. BIM-capable 3D models for Allplan can also be generated from Autodesk Revit via the IFC data exchange format. It is currently still advantageous to create the as-built model or as-is model (BIM-capable model of the existing building) directly in the software in which the architects and technicians will later work in, as this avoids geometry and parametric data conversion problems. The IFC format as an exchange format, especially for the connection to CAFM and tendering software, continues to improve.

In which formats can Plan 3D deliver the 3D-models?

Plan3D works with CAD software from Graphisoft ArchiCad, Autodesk Revit and AutoCad and can create 3D models and as-built plans in all standard formats, 3D models e.g. in RVT, PLN, IFC, NWD, DWG, STP, FBX, OBJ, STL, 3D-PDF and 2D plans as DWG, PLN and PDF files.

What is a Pointcloud?

A point cloud is the raw measurement result of a survey using a 3D laser scanner. The object to be measured is scanned 360° in a millimetre fine grid. The set of points from one or more scans forms the point cloud, which usually consists of millions of individual points. In the next step, the point cloud can serve as the basis for a CAD evaluation.  The points contain, for example, the X-, Y- and Z-coordinate of a measured point as well as colour values or a greyscale value of the color of the surface, which was determined based on the absorption values of the measured point. Depending on the absorption properties, a material (e.g. masonry or metal) can absorb more or less light. The colour value per point is recorded with digital cameras and mapped onto the point cloud, resulting in a highly accurate combination of spatial and optical information.

In which data formats can point clouds be created?

Plan3D works with FARO, Leica and Geoslam measurement technology and can create point clouds in all standard formats such as XYZ, E57, RCP, RCS, PTS, PTX, LAS, LAZ, etc. If you need a point cloud of an object, the interface, the parameters (colour / greyscale, resolution, raster) and the desired import format should be clarified before starting the project.

What technology do you recommend for as-built surveys?

Depending on the type of job, different workflows are available. For simple surface measurements of small areas, manual measurements or mobile mapping are carried out using a hand-held measuring device. In the area of Scan2BIM, stationary 3D scanners and mobile mapping systems are used. For monument protection or heritage conservation, we work with 3D laser scanners and drone-mounted imaging. Larger projects are supported by tacheometric network measurement to achieve higher accuracies in position and height.

In which languages can Plan 3D deliver the project data?

Plan 3D can manage and execute projects with our project managers natively speaking in German, English and Spanish. We have worked on projects for companies from Germany, USA, England, Scotland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Czech Republic and many more.

What is the difference between a point cloud and a 3D model?

While a point cloud represents the raw measurement result, the 3D model usually refers to an evaluation of the data, i.e. a 3D model created based on the point cloud as a CAD vector. This is usually an intelligent idealisation of the structural reality using components from component libraries, which can then be adapted to the actual dimensions. Sometimes a 3D model also means a 3D mesh model, i.e. a network model that reflects the real object in a digitally abstracted way with the help of triangles describing the surface. The points of the point cloud are pure coordinates with colour or grey values and do not contain any further information. For the creation of intelligent building models, the geometry of the architecture or building services is taken from the point cloud (traced in 3 dimensions) and idealised according to the desired use, i.e. adjusted for deformations and structural damage. This idealisation is carried out to be able to select a suitable element from a component library for each component (e.g. door, window, support, beam), which, in addition to the geometric information, can digitally reproduce further parameters of the object, e.g. type of component, classification, DIN cost group, fire protection properties, material, etc. These parameters can then be used, e.g. for the construction of a building. These parameters can then be accessed e.g. by planners via the IFC interface, so that quantity and mass lists can be exported e.g. for tenders.

What is a digital twin?

A digital twin of a building is a detailed virtual representation of the building that can contain, for example, information about the building geometry, the technical building equipment and the statics. It is used to check complex planning issues in advance and avoid collisions. During the life cycle, the building data can be constantly updated and documented by sensors and other data sources to support efficient use and management. The digital twin is a foundation of smart building technologies and increases the sustainability of buildings.

Do we also offer technical consultations?

We offer on-the-job and small group training for a maximum of 6 students in the topics Scan2BIM, Autodesk Revit, point clouds in Revit and Scan2CAD, among others.

Still have questions?

We are glad to take all of your questions. You can write us an email or call us directly.

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