CityEngine 2012 now supports easy-to-use editing tools for the quick sketching and texturing of 3D building models (read SketchUp):

Its only towards the end of the clip that you realise that the resulting 3D geometries can be saved back to the file geodatabase, allowing proceduaural modelling of your SketchUp style models….

CityEngine 2012 has a number of notable new features, head over to http://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2012/10/03/cityengine-2012-1-released/ for full details.

Thanks to Flora of http://en-topia.blogspot.co.uk/ for sending this in.

One Comment

  • Draadnagel says:

    Couldn’t they have integrated Sketchup? Much better and matured sketch program imo. Why invent the wheel twice?

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