The Białowieża Forest in Minecraft

The Białowieża Forest in Poland is one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe, that covers an area of around 3000 km2 on both sides of the border between Belarus and Poland. To raise awareness of the forest, and to help protect it from excessive logging,...

Habitat III – panel about Minecraft in urban planning

Once every 20 years, United Nations host a Habitat conference. Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016. With focus areas like sustainability, safety,...

GeoBoxers on co-creation and urban planning in Minecraft

Nynne has given GeoBoxers’ take on augmented reality and co-creation in urban planning in the September issue of the Danish magazine for geospatial sciences and applications GEOFORUM. The article is in Danish and in a paper-ish format, so it cannot easily be...

Stavanger in Minecraft

The municipality of Stavanger in Norway has just received a hyper detailed model of their city in Minecraft. The model will be used to involve children and young people in the future design of the city. City of Stavanger, Norway – compiled in Minecraft by...

Connecting 3D Models and GIS With Minecraft

Read this article in 3D Visualization World Magazine or just read on…   Making Urban Planning Childs’ Play – Connecting 3D Models and GIS With Minecraft Since 3D city models became feasible as a tool for urban planning some 15 years ago there has been...