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March 23rd, 2011
Hong Kong Constructs Territory-Wide 3D Spatial Database

Paul Ng, Chief Land Surveyor of the Land Information Centre, Lands Department, revealed that the Lands Department is currently constructing and maintaining a territory-wide photo-realistic 3D spatial database which would include buildings, roads and terrain with positional and height accuracy up to metre level. “Upon completion of the whole project this year, the Lands Department’s 3D spatial data will be made available to the public on a cost recovery basis” he said. Ng said that the Lands Department anticipates that the 3D spatial data will be of substantial use to land developers, town planners, architects and engineers in the private sector who are involved in project planning and implementation. Read More