Monthly Archives: November 2012

Our suppliers

This is to recommend the local suppliers from whom we received superb service, sometimes at short notice, either without charge or at special community rates. North Hertfordshire College Copy Shop – reprographics Goldsmith Centre for Business – training Invite creative … Continue reading

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The Awards Finale – highlights

This is an outline of what took place at the Awards Finale in the Letchworth Arts Centre on Sunday 25 November 2012. The focus was on the awards to our five winners: David Booth, James Cooper, Jenny Heaton, Matthew Heaton … Continue reading

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‘Mothballing’ this web site…

This project ends on 30 November 2012, then we will leave the contents of this web site available for information. The site may also serve as a guide to setting up a crowd-sourced Competition project elsewhere. While clearing down the site … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Winners

Here is an open letter from our project organiser, John Webb, to each of the Winners of our Competition to “Put Letchworth on the 3D Map”: Dear David, James, Jenny, Matt and Selina, Congratulations on the high standard of your … Continue reading

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Awards Finale: the winning results!

Our Awards Finale event was a resounding success, thanks to all who took part in the 3D_lgc project: the entrants who all produced outstanding 3D models while learning the method, our sponsors, volunteers and supporters, the Letchworth Arts Centre that … Continue reading

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Mapping the 3D models

How can you show anyone how the 3D models from this Competition project look on a map? If they are already in Google Earth, the best way is to open Google Earth, turn on the 3D Buildings option, navigate to … Continue reading

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A 1-page guide for getting started with SketchUp & Google Earth

First, install the SketchUp and Google Earth software on your PC, then follow this basic guide on what to do next. Steps for creating a 3D model It takes you to the point where you have a building shape to … Continue reading

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Publicity in The Comet

Today’s issue of The Comet contains three kinds of publicity for our Awards Finale: Advertisement on page iii, the rear inside page of the wrapper: a full page showing our poster. This was generously funded by North Hertfordshire District Council’s Letchworth Area … Continue reading

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Art, Design and Industry: Start the Week

On BBC Radio 4 today: “On Start the Week, Andrew Marr explores how Britain trains the artists and designers of the future. …” details & listen again when available… 3D printing is mentioned as an example of linking design, science … Continue reading

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Our stand in the Letchworth Arts Centre’s Festival, 17-18 November

We staffed our public stand on Saturday and Sunday in a marquee with the National Museum of Computing (from Bletchley Park). Most people entered the marquee to see the Museum’s personal computers and other equipment from the 1970s/1980s, but also … Continue reading

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