[Tagging] how to map simple buildings

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 13:36:50 UTC 2017


On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 4:10 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 2017-03-03 3:36 GMT+01:00 Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com>:
>
>> On the campus of GE Research in Niskayuna, New York, there's a fairly
>> substantial building that is on a bridge across a ravine.
>>
> a pointer to the osm object would maybe help to get more comments.
> Generally, bridge=yes on buildings is not evaluated by common map rendering
> styles. If you have a highway going underneath, you could add covered=yes
> to the section that is covered. For a more detailed 2.5D mapping you should
> add min_height=* .
>

Oops - I thought I'd copied and pasted the link, honest!
https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/436809818

I'm not yet trying for 2.5d - without topography, that'll give quite odd
results.
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