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An Overview of 3D Solutions for Proposed Developments

An Overview of 3D Solutions for Proposed Developments

We discussed how a series of ArcGIS for Local Government maps and apps can be used to visualize a proposed development, conduct shadow and visibility assessments, and solicit structured feedback from the community. Learn more about ArcGIS for Local Government here http://p.ctx.ly/r/3nnw.

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Impacting the Future – How 3D GIS Informs Smart Planning

Impacting the Future – How 3D GIS Informs Smart Planning

Planning by its nature is an act of visualizing the future. 3D GIS offers a powerful tool to show the physical representation of future development while acting as an analytical platform to gauge the impacts of growth. Bergmann Associates has leveraged its GIS capabilities and Planning Discipline to develop powerful 3D GIS basemaps and application functionality to support common planning ...

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QGIS to Blender GIS: Terrain model from contours

QGIS to Blender GIS: Terrain model from contours

How to take a contour shapefile .shp with real world elevation data and turn it into a surface model in blender. Blender GIS plug in: http://ift.tt/1AXE77C And you’ll need to install the georeferencer inside QGIS if you want a georeferenced texture map; QGIS – Plugins – Manage and Install Plugins. Search for ‘Georeferencer GDAL’ and tick that sucker

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Getting Started with ArcGIS 360 VR

Getting Started with ArcGIS 360 VR

Learn how to export and view your CityEngine project in a virtual reality environment using Esri’s latest application, ArcGIS 360 VR. The ArcGIS 360 VR app allows you to quickly immerse yourself into 3D city models by teleporting to static viewpoints and comparing different urban design scenarios.

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CityEngine: Color Mass By Orientation

Rule of the Week: Color Mass By Orientation

This rule colors parts of a multipatch based on the orientation of the faces. Vertical faces are colored beige, flat faces are colored grey, sloped faces are colored red. This is a good reference when editing a multipatch in ArcGIS Pro as to how the multipatch will be textured by the built in procedural symbology, or with an rule package ...

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CityEngine : Building Shell with Detail

Rule of the Week: Building Shell with Detail

This video gives a brief introduction to the Building Shell with Detail rule for Esri CityEngine. This rule adds facades with architectural detail to a simple building mass. It’s meant to be run on a closed volume, a closed multipatch in ArcGIS Pro or volumetric shape in CityEngine. You can control the layout of the facade by dictating the length ...

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