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Processing: A 3D City in One Minute

By February 8, 2010 No Comments

We have featured the students work as part of the The Master of Advanced Studies in CAAD at ETH in Zurich quite a lot recently and we are quite fastidious as to what goes on the blog. It goes to show the quality of the output.

The following example by Jakob Przybylo, Min-Chieh Chen and Michele Leidi is a typical – this time creating a city using processing:

Processing City – Sandy City (Trailer) from mjchen on Vimeo.

The clip below provides an insight into the process:

Processing City – Sandy City (HD version) from mjchen on Vimeo.

Being able to create a city in one minute – using their processing application is impressive, it also allows output via .dxf, as such it can be imported into any number of rendering/modelling packages.

No word yet on a wider release, but it would be good to see if this could be made available….


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