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:

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‘As for Mayor Holden, having her town appear in 3-D, she said, “could be not only a very useful planning tool, but one for marketing our downtown and boosting our tourism.”’

Many buildings are shaped yet none are photo-realistically rendered, which suggests that the 3D Warehouse was not used. From a scouting point of view though the condition was that the scout, Teddy Bogdanski, should demonstrrate leadership of the initial project in a monitored setting. Bodganski gained his Eagle Scout rating and a business award in June 2011: award

He stated “The mayor said that it saved the town $30,000 in consulting fees”.

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