Image of the Week: Enhanced OpenStreetMap buildings


OpenStreetMap contributor Komяpa has found a way to render 3D
buildings with Mapnik. Famous Ostankino tower (drawn by Hind) looks
very real! It even has a shadow. Discussion in Russian and more

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3 thoughts on “Image of the Week: Enhanced OpenStreetMap buildings

  1. Sunng

    I remember there is a principle said ***’don’t tag for rendering’***. I think this technique breaks the principle.

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