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In Pictures: Glasgow Urban Model

Ingram St Church

The online map recreates the city of Glasgow and its buildings down to a scale of eye-catching detail.

Finnieston Bridge

The ambitious project covers a section of the city centre and a corridor along the Clyde.

City street

The model's team of developers claim it is a world-first in terms of its size and accuracy.

City centre

It has taken two years to build up a complete picture of the city centre.

Glasgow City Chambers

Landmarks like the City Chambers were built up from models to full 3D scans.

Glasgow City Chambers

Final touches go down to fine architectural detail which are reproduced to an accuracy of 5mm.

City street

The city council hopes the model will drive economic and civic development.

BBC Pacific Quay buildings

The map includes some new city landmarks like the BBC's Pacific Quay building.

BBC Pacific Quay buildings

Part of the project's aim was to showcase the regeneration of the city centre and River Clyde.

St Andrew's Cathedral

Visitors will be able to see Glasgow's heritage from any computer, anywhere in the world.

Project area

The Glasgow Urban Model may now be extended to cover more of the city.

Digital mapping captures Glasgow
14 May 07 |  Glasgow and West

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