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About

Microscape's second city is the Second City.

We make little models, but we make no little plans. So our next step toward Microscaping the world is a city with colossal architectural and urban planning significance. We'd like to think Daniel Burnham would approve (and perhaps even become a backer...)

 

Microscape models are detailed, 1:5000 scale replicas of cities. They're 3D-printed from our own accurate, up-to-date aerial scan data, meaning that they can evolve along with the built environment. Because we manually process all of that data to make it printable, they can also include buildings still under construction or still in planning.

Our various reward tiers let you choose the quantity of models you'd like (or t-shirts or bags). After the close of our campaign, backers will receive a survey allowing you to choose exactly which model(s) we'll be sending you. Some of the models you'll be able to choose from are pictured below. Backers will receive a complete, detailed product guide to help in making their final selection at the successful close of the campaign.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

This isn't our first rodeo. Ok, it's only our second. But we learned a lot from the first one and can say with confidence that we'll once again deliver rewards on time.

The one significant problem we did run into after our first campaign was shipping damage -- particularly with models going overseas. Our new packaging (introduced a few months ago and used for all outgoing Manhattan Collection orders since then) takes care of this very effectively and has all but eliminated this problem.

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    Microscape models are beautiful individually, but form an even more compelling sculptural piece when grouped together.

    Choose any two of the 36 detailed models that make up downtown Chicago and lock in a tremendous discount.

    Add a frame (available on the Microscape website) and save even more with a discount code that all backers will receive at the successful conclusion of this campaign.

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    Select Any 4 Downtown Chicago Models

    (Save 45% off the Full Price of $500)

    Microscape models are beautiful individually, but form an even more compelling sculptural piece when grouped together.

    Choose any four of the 36 detailed models that make up downtown Chicago and lock in a tremendous discount.

    Add a frame (available on the Microscape website) and save even more with a discount code that all backers will receive at the successful conclusion of this campaign.

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    Select Any 6 Downtown Chicago Models

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    Microscape models are beautiful individually, but form an even more compelling sculptural piece when grouped together.

    Choose any six of the 36 detailed models that make up downtown Chicago and lock in a tremendous discount.

    Add a frame (available on the Microscape website) and save even more with a discount code that all backers will receive at the successful conclusion of this campaign.

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    Select Any 8 Downtown Chicago Models

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    Microscape models are beautiful individually, but form an even more compelling sculptural piece when grouped together.

    Choose any eight of the 36 detailed models that make up downtown Chicago and lock in a tremendous discount.

    Add a frame (available on the Microscape website) and save even more with a discount code that all backers will receive at the successful conclusion of this campaign.

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    Microscape models are beautiful individually, but form an even more compelling sculptural piece when grouped together.

    Choose any nine of the 36 detailed models that make up downtown Chicago and lock in a tremendous discount.

    Add a frame (available on the Microscape website) and save even more with a discount code that all backers will receive at the successful conclusion of this campaign.

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    Complete Downtown Chicago - White

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    The Complete 36-Model Microscape: Downtown Chicago Collection, measuring 36 inches by 36 inches (91.4 centimeters by 91.4 centimeters) and approximately 6 inches (15.24 centimeters) tall/deep.

    The collection will ship to you pre-assembled, with all models fastened to a rigid, white-painted substrate panel. It will arrive ready to hang on a wall using an included aluminum French cleat.

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