Gipuzkoa, Spain wins the 2012 Model Your Town Competition

We’ve talked about Pedro Domecq Aguirre, better known as “PeterG”, quite a few times on here. Most recently we showed you his amazing 3D model of Saint Basil’s Cathedral. He recently got some big news, and him and his teammate Josetxo Perez Fernandez were announced as the winners of Google’s 2012 Model Your Town Competition!
Of the six finalists in the running, their models of Getaria, Gipuzkoa, Spain were voted as being the best. As you can see from the image below, they certainly did an awesome job:

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Their awesome work will help to show the world how great Getaria is, and it also earned a $25,000 prize to a local school!
To see more about the work that they did, check out this short video flyover of the city:

To read more about the competition and their victory, check out the full blog entry over on the Google Lat Long Blog.

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.



Comments

  1. Great job! Makes me want to visit.
    I wonder, will the “Model Your Town” competitions continue under Trimble?

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