Visualizing the Future

One of my interests in computer science (I have a Ph.D. in computer science) is 3D computer graphics. I think we should bring this technology to bear during rezoning cases. Raleigh is growing rapidly and being able to visualize the impacts of growth and development are essential for deciding how or if property should be rezoned.

Here is an example of state-of-the-art software for doing exactly this sort of visualization.