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Microscape | Downtown Chicago

A project in Chicago, IL by microscape

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Microscape scans the world from the air and turns the collected data into highly detailed 3D-printed architectural cityscape models.
Backers: 288
Average Pledge Per Backer: $235

Funded: $67,648 of $8,000
Dates: Dec 6th -> Jan 25th (51 days)
Project By: microscape
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Latest News

The Complete Downtown Chicago Model - Metal Edition

January 18th - via:
There's one week to go and we'd like to thank everyone who's backed us so far for making the Chicago Collection a success already.We're also announcing the addition of a new reward option: an alternate version of the Complete Downtown Chicago Model... (Read More)

Signed, Limited Edition Cloud Gate Panel

January 9th - via:
We wanted to do something special to commemorate the introduction of our Downtown Chicago Collection. Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate sculpture has become one of Chicago's most recognizable landmarks. We thought capturing both its sculptural and reflective... (Read More)

Searchable Chicago Map Up & Running

January 7th - via:
See which model a particular point of interest falls on using the Chicago Collection searchable map  We've had lots of people ask for help figuring out which model a specific address or other point of interest lies on. We've also had lots of... (Read More)

Microscape featured on Adam Savage's

January 4th - via:
Happy New Year Everyone! We were super stoked to discover Microscape featured on Adam Savage's today.  Check out the Show and Tell: Microscape's City Miniatures when you have a minute.  It's a great chance to get another look at our... (Read More)

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

December 17th - via:
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48 Hours In...

December 8th - via:
With just 48 hours into the new campaign, we've been selected as one of the "Featured Products" by Kickstarter and selected as one of their "Projects We Love". Funding has gotten off to a great start and that's thanks to you for your support and for... (Read More)

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