City Models

March 7, 2015, 11am PST
Caeser Augustus famously boasted "I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble." An architectural historian and urban designer at UCLA now has the model to prove the veracity of the claim.
UCLA Newsroom
March 5, 2010, 7am PST
WebUrbanist collects pictures of city miniatures built by planning departments, for tourist attractions, or by obsessives who go into painstaking detail to recreate Chicago, Moscow, or Tokyo.
WebUrbanist
August 27, 2009, 12pm PDT
As Germany's elections near, the makers of 'Miniature Wonderland' invite political parties to use their scale models to show the public what their utopia would look like.
Speigel International
August 17, 2009, 12pm PDT
GOOD Magazine follows planner James Rojas as he engages a community in the act of planning in his own particular fashion, using everyday objects and building blocks.
GOOD Magazine
August 6, 2009, 5am PDT
This video from <em>WTTW</em> looks at a huge new model of the city of Chicago, and shows how it was built.
WTTW