Projects & Activities2020-11-24T21:47:05+00:00

Latest News from AccuCities

Articles, Projects & Activities

This is the place where we announce the latest company news, case studies and showcase interesting 3D models capture. You can also read articles on 3D cities capture & Photogrammetry, Research and Machine Learning, 3D City Models, Unreal Engine 4 and Plan.City work. We are also publishing all Awards & Trophies we have received over the time.

Context 3D Model used in Planning by Rockhunter

Rockhunter has provided illustration services for architects, interior designers, property developers, property agents and marketing consultancies in planning, design development and marketing of architecture and interior design for over 18 years. To better serve their customers, they routinely use ...

3D London for VR planning by KPF and IrisVR

Can remote working actually improve the way architects and urban planners work? Virtual reality (VR) is the perfect way to host collaborative meetings, like design reviews, while working from home. On Thursday, April 16th, KPF's VR Specialist Michael Koutsoubis joined Iris VR CEO & Co-Founder S ...

Research: Searchable 3D smart city model

Researchers Nawel Lafioune and Michèle St-Jacques from the University of Quebec in Canada compared and contrasted approach to the creation of 3D smart city models. They examined 3D city models from 5 countries: 3D model of Hong Kong in China, 3D model of 11 cities in France, 3D model of Chennai in I ...

Plan.City – Unreal Engine powered urban planning

After 18 months in development and 2 weeks of Beta testing, our Plan.City urban planning app is finally released. It marries large & detailed 3D city model datasets with the power of Unreal Engine 4. We use this game engine as a physics engine and used its capabilities to create a set of site e ...

Digital Twin of London for planning and architecture

AccuCities, a London-based 3D mapping agency, is leveraging the power of Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) to assist its architecture and planning clients who design developments in a complex urban environment. Plan.City is now released in the form of a Digital Twin of London for planning and architecture. Mod ...

Free 3D Printed London tile for all New Customers!

To celebrate AccuCities 3rd birthday, every new customer will receive a 3D Printed London model as a Welcome gift absolutely FREE! Professionally 3D printed in London, our city tiles are made as 14 x 14 cm objects, making them a perfect table-top decoration for any architect or a property professio ...

Research: AccuCities 3D London in Manifold Plus

Researchers Jingwei Huang (Stanford university), Yichao Zhou (University of California, Berkeley) and Leonidas J. Guibas (Stanford University), working on a project sponsored by Cornell University in New York, presented a project called Manifold Plus. In their paper they developed, tried and tested ...

Custom Medium Detail 3D Models – Minimum Order Size

With over 1,500 Custom 3D Models projects delivered to our customers, AccuCities is the specialist supplier of custom 3D models for planning and architecture. This interactive 3D model of Bristol Waterfront area on Autodesk Gallery represents a minimum order size for a custom 3D model in Medium Lev ...

Custom High Detail 3D Models – Minimum Order Size

With over 1,500 Custom 3D Models projects delivered to our customers, AccuCities is the specialist supplier of custom 3D models for planning and architecture. Our 3D modelling service for 3D models of as-built environments now covers 98.5% of United Kingdom and Ireland. This interactive 3D model of ...

AccuCities 3D city samples on Google Poly

Calling all AR and VR developers! Our samples of real-world accurate 3D city models are now part of Poly, an online library where people can browse, share, and remix 3D assets. Different from other (awesome as they are!) assets in this collection, our samples are accurate and large enough for you t ...

3D London in SimScale wind comfort simulation

SimScale has used AccuCities 3D model of London to illustrate its capabilities to help engineers and architects planning new developments in London. The platform enables them to quickly assess pedestrian wind comfort and safety and comply with the city’s microclimate guidelines. The Wind Microclima ...

Creative Commons licence for AccuCities samples

This license lets users remix, adapt, and build upon our 3D city models work even for commercial purposes, as long as the users credit us and license their new creations under the identical terms.

Free City Model Samples: Cardiff, Bristol and Dublin

As the long-awaited city models of Cardiff, Bristol and Dublin will be released over the next few days, AccuCities is releasing a teaser selection of free city model samples of these cities. They can be download from our Store alongside our 3D London sample. Whilst Cardiff and Bristol samples repre ...

Canary Wharf 3D model Future skyline updated

Canary Wharf houses offices of many key players in global finance industry with prime real estate to match. With its business-friendly approach and excellent transport connections, it is not a surprise that the area keeps on attracting some of the coolest and most sought-after property developments ...

AccuCities becomes Hobs Academy Industry Partner

Hobs Academy is a state-of-the-art training programme for individuals from under-represented backgrounds in London boroughs. It was set-up by Hobs 3D with support from the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) and the Mayor of London. The course itself is spread between Ravensbourne Universi ...

3D City Model for Avison Young’s digital Dublin

The global real estate advisory firm has added another tool to its belt with the launch of an interactive 3D model of Dublin. The bespoke digital twin, made by modelling tech company AccuCities, allows Avison Young to view and manipulate the city’s current and proposed skyline on the go. Michal Kon ...

New 3D London samples cover full square kilometer

In little over 2 years our 500 x 500 meters 3D London model sample has been downloaded over 2,500 times. Initially made available only to potential customers, some time ago we have allowed the Free 3D London model sample to be used for any purpose, including commercial projects, 3D printing or vari ...

Anstey Horne’s innovative use of 3D model of London

In this short video Anstey Horne showcase their innovative use of our 3D model of London. As an AccuCities subscriber, Anstey Horne have access to the entire 3D city model dataset AND the back-end of the associated PC app. That enabled them to rapidly develop a set of custom, industry-specific tools ...

Rachel Rowson is our new Operations Manager

AccuCities have recorded rapid growth since May 2016. Our sample files alone have been downloaded over 2,700 times and we have completed over 1,000 projects for nearly 160 customers. To keep up with the rising demand for our services, we have been looking for the right candidate to help us improve ...

New Quoting Tool with instant Price Estimates

After an incredible 5,000 uses of our Quoting tool, it was time to give this hard working part of our website a long-overdue overhaul. As you would expect there were many boring back-office changes but also these 3 improvements that will make quotes requests and communication with our customers quic ...

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