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Mocholate Feb 24, 2008 2:13 AM

Gold Coast City - Australia
 
Gold Coast City - Queensland , Australia


A new city starts to spring to life 3km's west of Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast .

The area's population grows rapidly and is renamed Gold Coast City :cool:

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c297/choppdat/GGC.png



I promise to stick with this one :slob:

Mocholate Feb 24, 2008 2:37 AM

I only have one shot just now :P.
Some of these buildings are from the other city but i'll give info .


-From left,

Wentworth Residencies - 60 fl - 190 M - 2001.

GGC Police Headquaters - 12 fl - 52 M - 1992.

Benowa Insurance - 52fl - 174 M - 2002 > Benowa is the area's original name.

Bristol Insurance - 2003,
South tower - 40fl - 110M
North tower - 68fl - 220M

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2...fffgggffff.jpg

treras93 Feb 24, 2008 2:59 AM

Lookin' Good:tup:

keep it up!

Ducov Feb 24, 2008 3:26 AM

Awesome! The glass looks so realistic.

Patrick Feb 24, 2008 8:44 AM

I'm liking the whole realalistic modern look! :yes:

verticalextropy Feb 24, 2008 2:17 PM

:tup:

Dac150 Feb 24, 2008 3:31 PM

I like that your taking the modern realistic road on this one. I have no doubt that it'll look fantastic. Keep it up, and good work!

Mocholate Feb 25, 2008 2:04 PM

Yes it's very tempting to do something too futuristic :D

These noobs are unnamed

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2...cccccccccc.jpg

Not sure if i like the tall one :shrug:

Dac150 Feb 25, 2008 8:18 PM

I think you can get away with it, but I wouldn't model any of your future buildings off of it. It's a bit of a stretch being what you want your city to look like, but like I said, it's not to the point where it looks too futuristic for the city.

Try to use buildings in L.A., Houston, Dallas, & Atlanta for your guides.

Patrick Feb 26, 2008 1:25 AM

I LOVE IT! This is great, keep it up!
And the tall tower looks awsome, keep it! :yes:

Aleks Mar 2, 2008 1:27 AM

I love it too. The buildings look awesome and I'm liking the futuristic feeling of the city. And yeah, L.A, and Dallas have some pretty modern slick buildings but you can also look at some Asian cities for inspiration like Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Chong Qing and a little of Beijing.

Can't wait to see this city grow; the tall building is o.k. but I feel like smaller ones can bring more attention to them. This one is plain and tall which is good for tall buildings(ex. SWFC, Freedom Tower, Burj Dubai). Maybe some antennas would make it look better of some kind of roof feature.

Peter Mar 8, 2008 11:27 PM

This is awesome Mo! They are perfect. The Bristol Insurance towers are my favorite. The gold trim is unique and gives a more elegant modern feel. :)

Peter Mar 8, 2008 11:30 PM

so..what's in the building's reflections? is there soemthing you haven't showed yet? i think i see a building with a stepped design in the reflection of Bristol Insurance south tower. i could be wrong :P

edit: i also think i see a smokestack?

maybe i'm just seeing things.... :koko:

Wrightguy0 Mar 8, 2008 11:33 PM

Fantastic renderings, though I do miss RX

Mocholate May 10, 2008 8:18 AM

I missed comments in my own thread ? :koko:

The mound in the reflection is just the hillside background - you'll see that later

Thanks all :cool:

Not much new stuff - i've been busy modeling ground detail and stuff but here i have reduced Bristol insurance and Benowa Insurance buildings size and moved a few things and experimenting with a silver look on Bristol .
I had lunch today with Bristol towers influence ' Aon tower' at Darling harbour-Sydney in full view, After a few oysters i had to restrain myself from trying to have sex with it :cool:

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c297/choppdat/new.jpg

Imperar May 10, 2008 11:59 AM

The water looks like a river of mercury. So shiny and delicious.

Dac150 May 10, 2008 2:15 PM

Wonderful to see an update Mo. The buildings look beautiful, nicely done as always.

Peter May 10, 2008 3:06 PM

Dam you're too good at rendering Mo!! It all looks so awesome. :cool:

AnthonyHarding May 10, 2008 5:56 PM

Woahah! I must know what rendering settings you use!

Incredible!

Anthony

Aleks May 11, 2008 3:11 AM

You changed some colors. I'd like to see a little more density but it looks good now. And will you keep working on this city or pause it like last time?


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