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GIS Resources

Spatial and Numeric Data Services guide to GIS data available at the University of Calgary.

Building/Structures Data


United States


  • Open Buildings - from Google, currently only Africa. A dataset of building footprints to support social good applications.

  • Global Building Footprints from Microsoft

  • EUBUCCO - a scientific database of individual building footprints for 200+ million buildings across the 27 European Union countries and Switzerland, together with three main attributes – building type, height and construction year – included for respectively 45%, 74%, 24% of the buildings. EUBUCCO is composed of 50 open government datasets and OpenStreetMap that have been collected, harmonized and partly validated.