This case study of the Alamo Master Plan in San Antonio, Texas, reviews the use of LIDAR (light detection and ranging) and photogrammetry in the creation of a computer model. The model was used for both documentation in Revit software and visualization in 3ds Max software, and it documented 3 square kilometers of dense urban environment in less than 6 weeks. We'll review the hardware and how we used multiple Autodesk software packages such as ReCap software, Revit, and 3ds Max to develop a computer model for both master planning and visualization.
- Gain a greater understanding of how to document large urban areas
- Learn about creating visualization for master planning
- Learn about combining reality capture techniques in 3ds Max and Revit
- Learn about reality capture processes with LIDAR and photogrammetry