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    Part of a larger project for Popular Science Magazine's May 2010 issue on car automation. Audi's automated car is going to ride the Pikes Peak In… Read More
    Part of a larger project for Popular Science Magazine's May 2010 issue on car automation. Audi's automated car is going to ride the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, illustrated on the above map. The terrain data came from a few different sources; primarily the NGDC and Google Earth. The raw mountain shape was then stylized into square and triangular parts in SketchUp and rendered using V-Ray. Read Less
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Part of a larger project for Popular Science Magazine's May 2010 issue on car automation. Audi's automated car is going to ride the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, illustrated on the above map. 

The terrain data came from a few different sources; primarily the NGDC and Google Earth. The raw mountain shape was then stylized into square and triangular parts in SketchUp and rendered using V-Ray.
During the process, I dropped a terrain texture on top of the mountain model to help with drawing out the actual path and correcting inaccuracies.