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Old 27-02-2005, 07:18 PM   #1
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I plan on starting modeling a model of the tower Empire State Building. I was just wonderng what you guys thought I should keep in mind, and which tools, polygon/nurbs I should use.. Help before I begin

http://www.officemuseum.com/Empire_State_Building.jpg

Here's a picture showing the tower.
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I think poly extrusion would be easiest, at least to start with. You'll have to determine whether the more intricate details, windows, cornices, etc, will be modelled or textured.
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personally i like NURBS for buildings, both have pros and cons though.
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I guess the bevel tool will be used alot to create the tower. Begin from a square, and make the outleds from that. (see picture) What do you guys think? How would you go about it?
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