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Procedural/ESRI and NVIDIA: 3D Cities from 2D ArcGIS Data

By July 13, 2010 No Comments

Procedural and ESRI have teamed up with NVIDIA to set up a pipeline for the creation, analysis and visualization of photorealistic 3D cities from 2D ArcGIS data. The video shows the creation of the 3D model of the City of Rotterdam in CityEngine:

3D in ArcGIS has always been a bit of a love/hate affair with us so the ability to create a workflow that includes the CityEngine is an intriguing development.

3D Rotterdam in the cloud:


ArcGIS 3D Analyst:


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