Remixing El Presidio

June 11, 2008

Google Earth and Sketchup

Filed under: Uncategorized — colleenmorgan @ 3:01 pm
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Cinzia, one of the instructors for the Remixing El Presidio project, has created some incredible geospatial mash-ups with Google Earth and Sketchup.  First, Sal’s 1792 plan of the Presidio with the 1812 extension of the main quadrangle overlay in yellow:

My favorite is the 3D model she created with sketchup:

You can adjust things like the time of day to check out the color variations and the shadows:

If you want to check it out for yourself, just download this folder and open the files in Google Earth!

More permanent hosting TBA.



  1. […] Cinzia, one of my fellow instructors for the Remixing El Presidio class, did a fun 3D model of the Presidio with Sketchup and Google Earth.  You can check it out here. […]

    Pingback by Presidio Miscellany « Middle Savagery — June 11, 2008 @ 3:12 pm | Reply

  2. Wow, someone should do this with Mexico City. Very cool.

    Comment by abo46n2 — June 30, 2008 @ 4:32 pm | Reply

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