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Rebuilding L'Aquila in 3D with Google

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, January 13, 2011
12 years ago6,167 views


Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

<< On April 6, 2009, a powerful earthquake struck l’Aquila, Italy. Three hundred and eight people died, and most of the buildings in the city center and surrounding areas were damaged or destroyed. About six months ago, we received an email from a British architect named Barnaby Gunning proposing an ambitious project: to use Google SketchUp to build a digital 3D model of the city, as it is now, in order to stimulate discussion about its reconstruction.
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