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4D Cityscape Time Puzzle

By September 8, 2009 4 Comments

Sometimes when trawling the ether for the latest and greatest in digital cities you come across something that although not digital is worth posting. The 4D Cityscape Puzzle is a case in point, it includes ‘GIS’ type layers complete with a time dimension allowing you to view the growth of the cities architectural landmarks. The video below explains it all:

Its horribly nerdy but we kind of like the idea of a cardboard/gis/3d architecture puzzle, head over to for full details.


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