Monthly Archives: December 2012

Town modelling: a Scouting example

In 2009, a scout Teddy Bogdanski III led residents of Madison, New Jersey, USA in a project for 3D modelling of their town centre: “Taking a Scout Project to Another Dimension” here – outcome ‘As for Mayor Holden, having her town … Continue reading

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First 3D model for Baldock

Take a look at the first 3D model in Google Earth of any building in Baldock, by LeeBoz: here

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Cities in 3D

We – the modellers in the 3D_lgc network – have been uploading individual models to the 3D Warehouse, mostly for inclusion in Google Earth. That is all we need, unless someone comes up with a much larger set to upload. There … Continue reading

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Funding opportunities

By the way, here are some relevant funding offers: Funding to Stimulate 3d Printing “The Technology Strategy Board has launched a new £7 million competition to  stimulate innovation in; and overcome barriers to the take up of additive manufacturing (also … Continue reading

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The future of 3D models in Google Earth

NOTE 1: Questions and comments are welcome, especially if you can add any latest information from authoritative sources such as from Google or Trimble. NOTE 2: See the end of this post for a potential opportunity for Letchworth… In June 2012 the Google … Continue reading

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Onward to new initiatives…

If you missed out on this Competition, or if you took part but want more, please share suggestions. Here’s a reminder of some practical applications: Your World in 3D Create a 3D model of a notable building in your neighbourhood, … Continue reading

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What’s next? – lines of enquiry

This post is to gather ideas that any of us might wish to take further. Note to existing modellers: Please continue to add 3D models of your choice. The Letchworth Garden City story, by adding the fourth dimension of Time: … Continue reading

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What’s available as a result of this project?

3D digital modelling is an enabling technology for many ends, rather an end in itself. Now that the project is over, we – everyone who has been involved – can carry on modelling in 3D and enabling others to do … Continue reading

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Sponsors’ Evaluation and project end

We held our Evaluation on Friday 30 November in the Community Hub. We represented the range of interests: sponsors, entrants and project team. As an invited facilitator, Michael Underwood kindly ran the meeting, took notes and wrote it up afterwards. Report … Continue reading

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“The World’s End” filming locations

The movie “The World’s End” is being filmed in various places including Letchworth Garden City, for release in August/October 2013. IMDB – Wikipedia (with a list of pubs/locations) Terminology: “movie” = “cinema film”, but from now on does one use the … Continue reading

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