Gürcan Büyüksalih

Gürcan Büyüksalih is an associate professor and manager of the 3D GIS and Mapping Division of BIMTAS. He holds a PhD degree in photogrammetry and remote sensing from the University of Glasgow, UK, and is key in the Istanbul 3D city modelling project.


3D City Modelling of Istanbul

The Turkish city of Istanbul is developing a 3D city model mainly aimed at urban planning. The data sources used so far include airborne Lidar, aerial images and 2D maps containing footprints of buildings. Everybody engaged in creating 3D models of large cities faces many issues, challenges and limi... (read more)