The work showcased here is an interactive GIS-based 3D model of the 'Cinemabyen' development project for Helsingør Municipality, Denmark. It is part of my ongoing pet project which I have been working on (periodically) since 2019 when I worked as a student worker in the municipal city planning department, Helsingør Bylab, and later as a consultant.

I developed a parametric workflow that combines lidar data, 2D maps, and 3D architectural models into high-precision volumetric models. This approach provides a variety of significant benefits for the early stages of architectural and urban development projects: 
Using Grasshopper, the parametric plugin of Rhino3D, I automated many of the recurring and time-consuming processes required in creating the early volumetric studies. This allows for consistent precision while making the workflow both time and cost-efficient.

This workflow provides a platform to mediate communication between the different partners and actors involved in the planning process - architects, urban planners, real-estate developers, and GIS programmers - combining a variety of outputs into an easily legible 3D format.

The data-driven aspect of the workflow provides a solid basis for process-specific analyses, such as daylight and volumetric studies, lighting diagrams, and contextual site analysis as well as the  CAD groundwork for the later stages of development.

Furthermore, the web-based FBX output of the workflow makes the interactive 3D format a viable and intuitive tool for communication between the various stakeholders involved in the process, circumventing software dependencies and providing an intuitive and easily legible medium for public engagement. See the example below:

Visionsplan for Cinemabyen, Helsingør Municipality

For more information on the project, visit planvæ
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