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CityEngine for Planners 2: Coding in Computer Generated Architecture (CGA) and Exporting

The second course of the City Engine for Planners track dives into coding in Esri CityEngine’s proprietary Computer Generated Architecture (CGA) code.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (70 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2018
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Simple Rule Files to Get You Started (20 mins)
  • 3. Simple Rules to Get you Started, Part 2 (18 mins)
  • 4. Multipatch Creation and Editing (7 mins)
  • 5. Auto-Street Generation (13 mins)
  • 6. Preparing for Export: Name Layers and Bookmarks (9 mins)

Course Description

The second course of the City Engine for Planners track dives into coding in Esri CityEngine’s proprietary Computer Generated Architecture (CGA) code. Learn about the basic structure and principles of CGA code, simple CGA codes to create building shapes, and multipatch editing tools in CityEngine. We'll create a simple scene export to a browser viewable CityEngine Web Scene.

Learn these skills

  • 3D Modeling
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Site Planning
  • Technology
  • Urban Design
  • ESRI CityEngine

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point. 

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Elliot Hartley

Elliot Hartley

Elliot Hartley is an internationally recognised geodesign and Esri CityEngine expert.

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