The World is in 3D
Objects, buildings, cities, we are in 3D. That´s why our brain likes to comprehend something when is introduce in this way.
Wheather you need to show how an object looks like or any kind of data, is better to do that in this way. Even a trained architect eye prefers to view a 3D building rather than plans views... When things simply "doesn´t exist" we have to model them to view how they will work.
Choose your options:
The best investment is to generate your own 3D objects and dispose of them as you want.