Make a 3D Building in Google Earth Using Paper Drawing

Paper 3D Buildings in Google EarthThis is just fun. Dr. Andrew Hudson-Smith at DigitalUrban found a web site called which lets you make paper models of famous buildings. You could just print out the cut-outs, cut and paste the provided buildings. But, being a geek, Andy instead took the paper model of Bank of China into SketchUp and digitally cut and paste the buildings and created a Google Earth 3D model instead. Amazing! 🙂

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.


  1. i think its a new kind of technology that discover by dr,andrew hudson smith, who is the achiever of this site really its mind blowing for using for the shape of buildings and designs

  2. 3d perspective architecture plans are provided free of cost for your buildings at

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