Helpful markers in Building Maker

We’ve been big fans of Google Building Maker since day one. It provides an easy way for users to model 3D buildings in select cities, helping the total number of 3D buildings in Google Earth to increase quite rapidly.
One ongoing problem that Builder Maker has had is the ability to see which buildings have been modeled and which haven’t. The feature has improved over the years, and had become acceptable, but now I think that Google finally has it right!
It’s really quite simple. If a building has been modeled, it has one of six markers on it, as shown below:

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The bottom line is to find a building with a gray marker or without any marker at all, and start modeling! Google is constantly adding more cities to the list available, and even started expanding the size of a few late last year.
Head over to Building Maker and model some for yourself!

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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  1. The bottom line is to find a building with a gray marker or without any marker at all, and start modeling! Google is constantly adding more cities to the list available, and even started
    you click on Builders Manchester

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