Google Earth 10-20

Fitzroy Square – Sample Google Earth London

Fitzroy Square is one London’s hidden treasures, designed by Robert Adam it is dedicated to Charles Fitzroy the fourth Duke of Grafton. It was also famously home to Virginia Woolf and George Bernard Shaw. The model is 1mb in size, which is notable for Google Earth but represents part of…

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Sneak Peak Google Earth London

We have posted a number of models recently so we thought we would post an image of the level of detail we are working on in Google Earth London. This is a first phase test for new modeling techniques developed at CASA. Sample high detail Google Earth files will follow…

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London Google Earth 1690

Using image overlays it is possible to compare cities over time. The above and below images illustrate the layout of London in 1690 – post Fire of London – in Google Earth. It is interesting to note when changing the transparency how the shape of the Thames has been modified…

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St Helens Google Earth London

As an update to our Natwest/30St Mary Axe model, we have now added in St Helens which is a notable highrise in the City of London. Built in 1969 it stands 118 metres tall and was designed by RWHL Architects. You can download the kmz file to fly into the…

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Google Earth Tate Modern

The Bankside Power Station, which is now how to the Tate Modern was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Sir Giles is also notable for the design of Battersea Power Station, the Liverpool Anglican cathedral and the British red telephone box. You can download the kmz file to fly into…

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Google Earth Tower 42 and Swiss Re London

The latest building is Tower 42 in London, coupled with a simplified 30 St Mary Axe. Tower 42 is the tallest building in the City of London at 183 metres compared to 179.8 metres for its neighboring 30 St Mary Axe. Built in 1980 by Architects Seifert and Partners, Tower…

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Stereo Anaglyph Google Earth

By grabbing two snap shots in Google Earth you can create anaglyph stereo views. I’m not sure why you would want to.. but if you have a pair of Red/Blue Stereo Glasses its worth a look to see the Euston Tower come out of the screen… You can view a…

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Google Earth Euston Tower London

The Euston Tower dominates the top end of Tottenham Court Road, London. Built in 1970 the tower is non-descript, being most famous in London for being the previous home of Capital Radio and dubbed the ‘Power Tower’. You can download the kmz file to fly into the model in Google…

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New BT Tower London Google Earth…

Due to a slight error the BT Tower from our original post was 40m to short! This only came to light when placing in Centre Point and realizing it was taller than the BT Tower. The model has now been fixed and all heights are correct… You can download the…

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Google Earth Centre Point London

We have placed online a first draft version of Centre Point in London. Centre Point stands at 117m on the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road. The building, completed in 1967, is made out of pre-cast concrete and at the time held the honour of the worlds tallest…

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