Best of 3D Warehouse – Blue Ribbon

Blue Ribbon for 3D WarehouseGoogle’s 3D Warehouse is a repository for all kinds of 3D models created for use with Google SketchUp (the popular 3D modeling tool). The 3D Warehouse is also home to models which can be placed in Google Earth. Many of you know that Google has a layer under the 3D Buildings layer called the Best of 3D Warehouse. Google has just added a new “Blue Ribbon” marker to entries in the 3D Warehouse which are part of the “Best of 3D Warehouse” layer. Here’s an example of the famous Big Ben clock tower in London. Enter “Westminster, London” in the GE “Fly To” search, and turn on the “3D Buildings->Best of 3D Warehouse” layer. And here are tips for qualifying for the layer.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was released. He worked in 3D graphics for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank left in 2009 to circumnavigate the earth by sailboat as part of the Tahina Expedition.



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