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Offline Fabio

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Office Towers
« on: December 28, 2011, 04:34:30 PM »
After the residential set, I'm working on a few office towers in order to create vertical clusters in our cities.
 
Here the first preview (a few variations of the same model):
 

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2011, 07:39:36 PM »
Fabio
super photo and a cool working.

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2011, 07:43:17 PM »
Hi
 good first drawings ;)
IMHO, could you offer more spaces between buildings ?

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2011, 09:30:13 PM »
Personally I think those are very generic and could have been from them 8 bit era, sorry. Alex from the pak96 forum had made a nice tutorial in german, about how the blue sky and even clouds are visible in a facade, how now all windows should be exactly the same style, details on the roof, logos, and so on



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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2011, 09:37:23 PM »
Prissi I think you're right. I'm not too pleased eithe. Unfortunayely I wanted to use partly night light at those windows. Well, just an experiment...

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2011, 10:50:11 PM »
well, boring and generic is exactly as it looks in real life...
it is fine as a background, some less generic buildings in-between would make it interessting again.

i quite like how fabio changes the face of the pak. it now is very distinctively different frompak64. the latter looks more toy like, pak128 seems to aim for a more realistic look now. i quite like both.

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2011, 01:53:56 AM »
I think it might work if these are pretty rare - I think they are maybe too simple to have too many of them - but a few might be nice. :)

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2011, 12:32:36 PM »
I can see this as a potentially good project, but these are simply too plain... same... It's hard to find the right word, but prissi pretty much nailed it with "8-bit", the reduced palette is just too much. Some richness is missing.

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2011, 09:30:23 PM »
Alex from the pak96 forum had made a nice tutorial in german, about how the blue sky and even clouds are visible in a facade [...]
Sounds like a very nice detail to be added to office tower models ! Then again, looking "down" onto the houses, I do not understand how sky reflections could appear on the facades. In this tutorial I found he is talking about giving windows slightly different shades to make the appeal more lively and suggest differently light interiors -- that is still a very good observation and gives convincing results.

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Re: Office Towers
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2012, 09:04:03 PM »
Are these possible to download? These look really neat!