building footprints

An oblique image of 3D buildings in purple on top of a green base layer.

Mapping Buildings in 2.5D Using ArcGIS Pro

Jeff Oppong

Learn how to find and use building footprint data from OpenStreetMap to create a 2.5D map in ArcGIS Pro.

An example of the building footprints open data set for Australia. Source: Microsoft.

11,334,866 Building Footprints for Australia

Caitlin Dempsey

Microsoft has released 11,334,866 building footprints covering the country of Australia.

Microsoft Releases Canada Building Footprint Database to OpenStreetMap

Caitlin Dempsey

Microsoft recently announced that it had released 12 million building footprints in Canada to the OpenStreetMap community.  

125 Million Building Footprints in the US Now Available as Open GIS Data

Caitlin Dempsey

Microsoft has made 124,885,597 footprints from all 50 U.S. states available as open data.