Panoramas 90-100

South Pacific Railway Panorama

On a drive out of San Francisco, on route to the Napa Valley, we came across an abandoned train which turned out to be part of the South Pacific Coast Railroad. Wikipedia describes the railway as – “a 3 ft (914 mm) gauge narrow gauge steam railroad running between Santa…

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Tokyo Tower Panorama

Tokyo Tower is located in Shiba Park, Minato–ku, Tokyo, completed in 1958 and standing 332.6m high it is the tallest man manmade structure in Japan. Whereas the Eiffel Tower in Paris acts as a central landmark, the Tokyo Tower is not quite as successful, despite being an almost exact copy….

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Sapporo Japan Panorama

Furukawa Hall, Sapporo, Japan is is one of Hokkaido University’s three designated Historical Buildings. Notable for its use of French Renaissance architecture, it now houses faculty members’ research rooms. The panorama was taken on the way to a lecture we gave to HitatchiSoft detailing the Virtual London model and the…

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Leadenhall Street London Panorama

Located at 12 Leadenhall Street the Lloyds building’s roots hark back to the 1980’s building boom in the city and the move towards new technologies in building infrastructure. Completed in 1986 at a cost of £75,000,000 and designed by Richard Rogers, the building is a suitable headquarters for Lloyds who…

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Aerial Suburbia Panorama

Suburbia is a surreal experience when your usually based in the city 24/7. The panorama above highlights the quiet estates which are typical of 80’s newbuild in the United Kingdom. Click the image to view a larger version, view suburbia in Quicktime virtual reality (2.9Mb)or view via the digitalurban flickr…

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Alexandra Palace High Dynamic Range Panorama

First opened as “The People’s Palace” in 1873, Alexandra Palace provided the Victorians with a great environment and recreation centre. Just sixteen days after it’s opening, the Palace, which had already attracted over 120,000 visitors, was destroyed by a fire in the dome. On 1st May 1875, less than 2…

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London Bus Panorama (Top Deck)

Experience the glamour and luxury of the transport we use at Digital Urban to capture our London data with our new Top Deck of a London Bus panorama. Note the luxury seat covers and deep set grime from a bus that doesn’t look like it has been cleaned in months….

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Tower 42 London Panorama

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 42 was originally home to the Natwest Bank with rumours that its unique shape mirrored the…

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Swiss Re, London, High Dynamic Ranging Panorama

The Swiss Re building, more formally known as 30 St Mary Axe, was completed in 2003 and officially opened in 2004. At 180m its inspiration can be traced back to the Willis Faber and Dumas Headquarters built in 1975 by Fosters and Partners. The panorama is captured using High Dynamic…

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