Navigable Space in 3D City Models for Pedestrians

  • Aidan Slingsby
  • Jonathan Raper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


This paper explores the state of the art in 3D city modelling and draws attention to the ‘missing link’ between models of buildings and models of the surrounding terrain. Without such integrated modelling, applications that cross this divide are stalled. In this paper we propose a conceptual approach to this problem and set out a constraint-based solution to three dimensional modelling of buildings and terrains together.


Geographical Information System Semantic Model Digital Terrain Model Building Information Model Open Geospatial Consortium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aidan Slingsby
    • 1
  • Jonathan Raper
    • 1
  1. 1.The giCentre, Department of Information ScienceCity UniversityLondonUK

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