3D city modeling plays important role in urban planning

01/20/2013 | Atlantic Cities, The

Three-dimensional city modeling could show and animate urban features such as road networks and building heights, which could aid in organizing placement of structures and be a tool to help future decision-making, this article notes. Three-dimensional "simulations of cities have the potential to help engineers and planners anticipate natural disasters and population growth, and to better plan for them in a way that goes far beyond rendering cityscapes as if they were in a video game," Emily Badger writes.

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