Import the .PTS file directly into Revit to view, and edit off of the 3d point cloud.
The Cyclone .IMP file has the most information of the data types offered on this site.
Import our Sketchup drawings into AutoCAD.
This, or any other PDF viewer will allow you to see 2d drawings and other information on the Cistern.
Import our Sketchup & Layout files to view and edit the 3d Data and build off the model
Autodesk AutoCAD & Revit current versions have support for importing 3d point clouds (PTS files) directly. We also have created SketchUp line drawings which were exported as DWG that can also be imported to AutoCAD. The PTS file has been compressed 70% into a 6GB file.Download the PTS file here.
Leica Cyclone version 8 is the software we use to view, edit, and analyze the 3d point cloud data the most. Due to the size of this file, we had to use WinRAR to compress and segmentthe large Cistern data into smaller chunks.Download the Leica Cyclone 8 Cistern Data, and Cyclone
Adobe Acrobat (or any other current pdf viewer) can view (but not edit) a 6 page summary of the Cistern, and thesurrounding park. These are the smallest, and easiest files to download and see the data quickly.Download the Cistern PDFs here.
SketchUp is a FREE 3d modeling tool that makes viewing, editing, and creating 3d models very easy. With a large volume of tutorial videos on YouTube, this is the best tool for the non-professional people who are interested in seeing, and manipulating the data surrounding the park. These are the smallest, and easiest files to download and see the data quickly.Download the Cistern Sketchup files here.
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