Is the building footprint layer available by itself in GIS format?

asked 31 Aug '12, 21:01

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Not as such (strictly speaking, there aren't "layers" in OSM as such), but you can extract the data (have a look at some of these questions for how to do that - you'll probably end up using XAPI or Overpass).

You'd be looking for ways tagged "building=*", I'd imagine. Once you've got the data, you'd then want to do something with it yourself of course - for example, if you want to render some tiles showing just building footprints you'd need to render it.

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answered 31 Aug '12, 22:19

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