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Vscapes 3d landscape used to aid in wind farm planning application

Anthony Marshall
Anthony Marshall
10 Jun 2008
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<div class="wlWriterSmartContent" id="scid:5737277B-5D6D-4f48-ABFC-DD9C333F4C5D:053d98b6-0b7e-4e18-beac-ae5888e567d0" style="padding-right: 0px; display: inline; padding-left: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><div id="5561884a-5761-4afb-942a-9c8f92fdf013" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; display: inline;"><div><a href="http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?vid=82c19292-9ee8-4216-8ca6-0c15754c970d" target="_new"><img src="http://earthware-website.azurewebsites.net/Content/images/wp-images/2008/06/video6a102baed92c.jpg" galleryimg="no" onload="var downlevelDiv = document.getElementById('5561884a-5761-4afb-942a-9c8f92fdf013'); downlevelDiv.innerHTML = &quot;&lt;div&gt;&lt;embed src=\&quot;http://images.video.msn.com/flash/soapbox1_1.swf\&quot; quality=\&quot;high\&quot; width=\&quot;432\&quot; height=\&quot;364\&quot; wmode=\&quot;transparent\&quot; type=\&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash\&quot; pluginspage=\&quot;http://macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer\&quot; flashvars=\&quot;c=v&amp;v=82c19292-9ee8-4216-8ca6-0c15754c970d&amp;from=writer\&quot; &gt;&lt;\/embed&gt;&lt;\/div&gt;&quot;;" alt=""></a></div></div></div> <p>Using details from a local planning application for a proposed wind farm, Earthware provided a Vscapes presentation to aid in the application showing a 3d scale virtual representation of the completed site in Google Earth including support structures and access roads.</p> <p>To download the Google Earth file containing this project and experience the development yourself please click <a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/downloads/windfarm.kmz">here</a>,<strong> you will need to install Google Earth before viewing this file by </strong><a href="http://earth.google.com/" target="_blank"><strong>clicking here</strong></a>.</p> <p>We are pleased to say that the outcome of the application was successful, and the Vscapes presentation was praised as an effective tool to present and understand the proposed development.</p> <p>As part of this video, 3D models of wind turbines and a local structure were built to scale to give a real world comparison between the sizes of each.</p> <p>We at Earthware believe that this style of presentation can be highly effective for a range of environmental planning or pre-visualisation, as it accurately shows how a future structure will appear in the environment and the visual effect it will have on the landscape.&#160; This has been previously demonstrated with our background in visualisations for off-plan property developments. </p> <h4><strong>For more information about how Vscapes can help your planning process visit </strong><a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/vscapes"><strong>www.earthware.co.uk/vscapes</strong></a><strong> or call us on +44 (0)845 642 9880.</strong></h4>
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