Monthly Archives: May 2012

‘Disclaimers’ page updated

We have added some ‘small print’ about references to third party web sites and services. Thanks to the LGCS’s webmaster for the source text.

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Judging and awards

Here are notes on the process for submitting entries and deciding which will be awarded a prize. The competition’s rules are those of the Letchworth Festival plus some specific ones for this 3D competition. Entrants will submit 3D models for the competition … Continue reading

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Sponsors come forward

Both the Letchworth Garden City Society and Transition Town Letchworth have generously agreed to sponsor a cash prize for an appropriate award each. These community groups operate on small budgets with no regular income from public sources, using entirely voluntary … Continue reading

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Poster and flyer for the Competition

We need to use “crowd sourcing” to get lots of people involved. Here is a poster (A4 sized) and a flyer (A5 x 4 on an A4 sheet) @ 3MB each. Please use them to publicise the Competition. In electronic format (PDF), … Continue reading

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What’s this about “Trimble”?

Google has sold the SketchUp operation and a share of 3D Warehouse to the Trimble Corporation. A version will continue to be freely available but the professional version will be enhanced. announcement – about Trimble Navigation

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Winner of the Google Earth 3D Cities Competition

The winner of the Google Earth 3D Cities Competition is Geteria, Gipuzkoa, Basque country: announcement, collection – well done Team Getaria!

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Some rules updated

The draft rules have been updated as follows: How to submit: via Google.Trimble 3D Warehouse. Closing date: 3oth September 2012 unless agreed otherwise. Omit movable or living elements apart from plants (optional).

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Publicity for the launch event

In the last few days, the programme of events for the Letchworth Festival, with the notice of our ‘taster’ sessions, was delivered to all households in Letchworth. It was also handed out at the Food and Garden Festival this weekend. … Continue reading

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Links added for examples, training

Links page – links added as follows: In Examples: London2012 Learning Legacy: 3D model creation and its use on Olympic Park: article (2 pages). Your World in 3D “Model Your Town” entries: YouTube Channel, e.g Dursley, Gloucs. video (1 minute). Westport, Ireland: town … Continue reading

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Links added for historical sources

We have added a section to the Links page for sources of historical images.

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