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Free CAD Files of 241 Major World Cities

Free CAD Files of 241 Major World Cities
Free CAD Files of 241 Major World Cities, Image of the layers in the New York CAD file via bdon.org
Image of the layers in the New York CAD file via bdon.org

Creating designs for cities all over the planet may have just gotten a whole lot easier - thanks to Brandon Liu, a Software Developer from San Francisco who used data from OpenStreetMap to create .DXF CAD files of 241 major cities worldwide. These files are entirely free to download, and from San Francisco to Sydney, Buenos Aires to Beijing and Helsinki to Harare, most of the world's major cities are included.

The files do have some limitations, due to the way they were converted from online data (perhaps the most limiting is that roads are only marked by a single line), however the files give information on roads categorized from major to minor, buildings, railways, parks and bodies of water, with each element given its own layer on the drawing.

Check out the links to all 241 files after the break, and visit Liu's website here for more information.

North America

Europe

Oceania

Middle East

South America

Africa

Asia

Cite: Rory Stott. "Free CAD Files of 241 Major World Cities" 08 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/535628/free-cad-files-of-241-major-world-cities/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Image of the layers in the New York CAD file via bdon.org

世界241个城市的免费CAD文件