geospatiaL 3d gis
KWISS (Klaerwerkeinformationssystem Stuttgart) Klinger und partner gmbh
K WISS — the Sewage Works Information System of the State
Capital of Stuttgart — is a GIS especially adapted to the needs
of sewage treatment plants. It combines laminar and spatial
data with a vast stock of attributive information. It is based
on Bentley’s sisNET and supplemented with a 3D graphics
module, allowing the creation of arbitrary cross sections on
any space and any area of the plants in Stuttgart, Germany.
Besides the comprehensive 3D CAD functionality offered by
MicroStation, it was critical to implement a GIS flexible enough
to adapt its data model according to the specific needs of the
sewage power plant operators. The time required to gather
graphic information on the sewage treatment plants for planning
or construction works was reduced from days to several minutes.
Growth Management for Auckland City, New Zealand auckland city council
The city council of Auckland City, New zealand, is developing
a “livable community” called Panmure. Progress by the city
planner was being slowed by difficult-to-understand 2D illustrations and text used in consultations and public presentations.
The project was to provide 3D visualizations that would
communicate the plans quickly.
Viewing the new visual presentations helped people quickly
grasp what the livable community proposals meant for them.
They gained a faster and better understanding of the information
through the visualization scenarios, so better decisions could
be made and the consultation phase of the project completed.
MicroStation was used to produce views of the planned
community in 3D, including a flythrough, and to represent
zoning heights, sightlines, and the definition and protection
of scenic views.