Like a Cat Scan of a Building

View of “internal organs”

Using a medical analogy to understand new ways of accessing point cloud data… The slide above shows the point cloud in RECAP software with the exterior envelope layer turned off, revealing the cluster of internal spaces.

The slides below show a series of “slices” taken vertically through the buildings at 1 meter intervals, from north towards the south and then from east proceeding towards the west.

a series of “slices” ex. 1

a series of “slices” ex. 2


2 responses to “Like a Cat Scan of a Building

  1. Hi Pete, very nice! Is it a feature of recap to export all these slices, or a lot of manual work? And was this whole building scan compiled by you photogrammetrically? Always enjoy seeing your work on here! James

    • The entire scan is derived from photogrammetry, both terrestrial and aerial. Once the point cloud has been assembled/constructed the slices can be extracted. This requires manual set up but once started can be automated more or less. Batch sequenced. Thanks for your interest!

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