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ESRI just got a whole lot more… 3D

Esri announced this week the availability of CityEngine Web Viewer in ArcGIS Online this week, allowing anyone with a WebGL-enabled browser to navigate and explore uploaded 3D cities and environments created in CityEngine 2012. It is, in a word, awesome. … Continue reading

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Occupy GeoDesign

by Fred Abler   The OCCUPY MOVEMENT:  Lessons in Accidental Branding There are creeping indications that branding and identity are co-evolving with new media in ways not yet fully appreciated. The Occupy Wall Street (O.W.S.) movement is a case in … Continue reading

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ESRI’s CityEngine – In praise of forced compromise..and electric sheep!

By Fred Abler In school, young architects quickly learn that severe constraints are often their best friend. Then as professional designers, we routinely seek the deepest design constraints early to begin negotiating the forced compromise of good design. Not surprising … Continue reading

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