SketchUp Cities


The second in a series of posts looking at user created cities in the freely available Google SketchUp software.

Created by a user known as RLgun the model is entitled ‘Paradise City’ – ‘A huge city created out of imagination, it has gas stations, fast food joints, an airport, skyscrapers, a mansion, and much much more. It took me at least a week to complete. You have to download it and view it at street level to see how gigantic it is.’

The movie below is captured in real-time via SketchUp with ‘hidden line’ rendering to detail the city model:

Music – IML Perfect Day.

You can download Paradise City direct from the 3D Warehouse.

Start creating your own city by Downloading the free version of Google SketchUp.

Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

1 Comment

  1. RLgun - June 17, 2007

    Thank you, I appreciate your interest in my model. I am RLgun, and was quite shocked to find one of my models included here. Thank you again for the exposure.

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