3D Modeling Competition “DOHA 3D”

HOCHTIEF ViCon is proud to announce the launch of a 3D modeling competition in Qatar for students, professionals, and 3D enthusiasts. The challenge is to create a simple but realistic 3D model of a building in Doha using the freeware “Google SketchUp”. For examples of existing 3D models in Google Earth, please see the gallery at the end of this page. Your personal building will be assigned to you after registration.

Target group

Students, Professionals, and all 3D enthusiasts


Start:   14th May 2012 (Qatar University – Engineering Open Day 2012)
Deadline:   30th September 2012
Award Ceremony:  2nd October 2012 at the Second Qatar BIM User Day

All entries must be received by the advertised closing time and date.

The prizes

1st Prize: The New Apple iPad (32 GB)
2nd Prize: Netbook acer Aspire One 10.1”
3rd Prize: 3DConnexion Space Navigator

4th – 5th Prize: Book “BIM Handbook”
6th – 10th Prize: Book “BIM and Construction Management”

Special Prize: The best student wins the opportunity for a paid 3-month internship at HOCHTIEF ViCon Qatar W.L.L.

Download the flyer with terms and conditions here!

We wish you much success!

For some helpful training videos about creating models for Google Earth please go here:

Examples of existing 3D models in Doha, taken from Google Earth:

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