Website of the day: Build with Chrome – virtual Lego on top of Google Maps

Build – not to break” (C) hacker folk wisdom.
Today’s website of the day is the service Build with Chrome, which combines the power of Google Maps and Lego construction.
Website of the day: Build with Chrome - virtual Lego on top of Google Maps
The main page of the website Build with Chrome
Service Build with Chrome allows Google to build out virtual parts of Lego all that he wants. The area of construction and amount of materials is limited, but otherwise the imagination of the Builder’s nothing holding back.
Website of the day: Build with Chrome - virtual Lego on top of Google Maps
The construction process on the website Build with Chrome
To build on the site Build with Chrome, maybe even an unregistered user, but to preserve the structure can only log in your Google account. Saved structure is tied to geographic coordinates and then you can find it on some sort of Google Maps. As the structure of other users.
Website of the day: Build with Chrome - virtual Lego on top of Google Maps
Map construction on the site Build with Chrome
Under construction, you can choose any free site (such as the majority). The earth is large, the sites are relatively small, so most buildings are surrounded by emptiness. Can be engraved in the neighbors.
Website of the day: Build with Chrome - virtual Lego on top of Google Maps
View of another structure on the site Build with Chrome
It is clear that the Build service with Chrome created in the first place, to demonstrate the capabilities of the browser, but it turned out pretty cool. Here is a fun toy for kids of generation IT, and socio-geographic network, the mood is slightly reminiscent of OpenStreetMap and Panoramio. If Google will not close in time might make an interesting parallel universe.
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