[HOT] How to map buildings in very dense suburbs areas? Any hints/materials.... ?

Pete Masters pedrito1414 at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 1 17:36:15 UTC 2016

Hi Eduardo, it is tough mapping!

Blake Girardot made this video for a project that focused on dense urban
neighbourhoods of Damascus:

I hope it helps....


On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 5:05 PM, Eduardo Gonzalez <eglatorre at gmail.com>

> Hello,
> Does any one have any advice or link to information on how to map
> buildings in areas like in task http://tasks.hotosm.org/
> project/2108#task/149 with very dense concentration of buildings? Check
> on the South-West corner area delimited by that bigger road, the river and
> the high building.
> At least in Asia and especially in vulnerable areas, this kind of areas
> seem very common. What would be a good way deal with this so that the
> result is good enough but also not an impossible task?
> I am posting this same question to the HOT list, not easy, would be nice
> to have a video or such. One good suggestion could be "not for beginners,
> do preferably with JOSM building tools". In this kind of tasks beginners
> could focus on mapping roads, rivers, channels...
> Any advice appreciated!
> Cheers,
> Eduardo
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