Incredible 3D-Printed Model of San Francisco
"Autodesk and Steelblue have partnered to create this 3d-printed model of a portion of San Francisco. The model was created to aid real-estate developer Tishman Speyer in telling the story of urban development in the rapidly changing SOMA neighborhood." The amount of detail on this model is incredible. It depicts the city's fast-developing SOMA district (where our offices are located!), and works with a projector system to highlight specific city blocks and buildings using multimedia overlays. As the video shows, the individual buildings were printed using Stratasys' Object500 Connex printer, at a 16 micron print resolution, and was produced at Autodesk's new Pier 9 Workshop in San Francisco. A second model will be printed and displayed for the public at the Autodesk Gallery. TheVerge has a gallery of photos from the unveiling here.