[Talk-GB] Orientation of buildings from OSM in the UK

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Mon Apr 29 14:21:52 UTC 2013


 As so few houses are mapped, could it be that mappers have so far avoided the more difficult areas?
 
Phil (trigpoint)
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On 29/04/2013 15:07 Tim Waters wrote:

Thought this may be of interest to folks.


"The chart illustrates the alignment of buildings in the OSM database,
for the British Isles. The trace of each building was divided into
line segments, and the orientation of each segment to due north was
calculated. Then the lengths of segment were totalled according to
their orientation, and the result plotted...."

http://tlatet.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/what-is-going-on-here.html


Tim

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