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SimCity 4 Buildings


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Buildings (BATs) for SimCity 4.

7,565 Files

  1. This is a 10000 capacity modern water taxi station, functions like the original passenger ferry terminal, plus more. The 1x4 station comes with its own bus stop, saves us from wasting a tile to a bus stop. A compact yellow & black water taxi will transfer your sims from station to station, as well as the original ferry terminals. Good news: this GDV water taxi is a totally new passenger ferry boat so it won't replace the original passenger ferry. The game will randomly show the original passenger ferry or the new water taxi embarking from this water taxi station, as well as the original ferry terminal! Reasonable priced $0.10 per ferry ticket will add some simoleons to your city fund. Find it under Water Transit menu Rush Hour Expansion: required Enjoy! As always, comments welcomed! Also - this painstaking creation has suffered a nasty accident upon launch - a "6" as the first vote. Based on the way rating works here is, damage can only be balanced by a 10 vote. Pls spare a minute to vote [this item took me more than 6000 minutes to create] Check out other creations of mine at Golidva's upload page: http://www.simtropolis.com/lots/index.cfm?mode=files&filetype=all&Str=goldiva or view/post screenshots at my BAT discussion: http://www.simtropolis.com/idealbb/view.asp?topicID=49563&forumID=37&catID=13&search=1&searchstring= [UPDATE 5.28] Description text simplified. Dear moderator pls correct the Lot/Bat name to the shorter "GDV Water Taxi Station". Thx.

    65,222 Downloads

       (425 Reviews)

    325 Comments

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  2. The most highly anticipated BAT building is finally available. Whether you lived 10 blocks away or 10,000 miles away, these buildings meant something to all of us. It was a shrine to economic prowess, and was one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. Now you can remember them in all their glory, or remember those that were lost by placing this tribute in your SimManhatten. There are 4 lots in this package (all info is in 2 simple .dat files which should be unzipped into your plugins folder). One set of subway enabled landmarks, and one set of the same landmark with jobs. Plop cost for each tower is 250,000 and has a capacity of 25,000 (both jobs and subway passengers). Sorry for not seperating the jobs/no jobs version. If I would have done that, it would require me to include the model file with each version, doubling the amount of space taken up on Dirk's server.

    77,761 Downloads

       (410 Reviews)

    404 Comments

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  3. Here is an underground car park with a little novelty where you can choose one of 5 nitelite neon colours (or a 'non-neon' version if you wish)! 

    All you have to do is unzip the folder, delete the colours you don't want (each filename includes the colour) and place it in your Plugin folder.

    Stats:

    Function: Garage/Car Park with 10000 capacity
    3x3 lot
    500 to plop

    No dependencies

    Have fun!

    69,591 Downloads

       (385 Reviews)

    185 Comments

    Submitted

  4. Ok, here’s the one we have all been waiting for, it is my great honour to present the second part of my new WTC project, One World Trade Centre, aka the Freedom Tower. The tower has taken the best of this year to create and will form part of my last ever gmax project; the New WTC in NYC. After this I intend to move onto 3DSMax. The tower is 541m high and occupies a lot size of 7x5tiles. The lot is a partial diagonal lot although a non-diagonal version is now available on the sc4devotion LEX. The building provides 9100 CO$$$ jobs. Hope you all like my newest BAT project. Thanks again for all the support with making this tower.

    Files Included:

    CO$$$ Plopable version
    Landmark Version

    Dependencies:
    None

    Credits:
    Kd5rax for use of tree models in the bat.

    Special Thanks:
    This goes to SimFox and Bixel in particular for all their help and advice with this project. Also very big thanks to all you at Simtropolis for helping and supporting me with this project.

    68,028 Downloads

       (367 Reviews)

    133 Comments

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  5. TOWER LIFE BUILDING
     
    Origin: San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

    The crowning masterpiece of architects Ayers & Ayers. Completed in 1929 in restrained late-Gothic Revival style, its observation decks decorated with terra-cotta and festooned with gargoyles offer grand views of the city. Originally named the Smith-Young Tower after its developers, this was for over twenty years the tallest building in Texas and home to the city's top architects, lawyers, and insurers. Architects Ayers & Ayers would even claim a whole top floor with observation deck for 360 degree panoramic views of the city below. Intended as the initial centerpiece of a new downtown commercial center of landmark high-rises, the tower would never see its envisioned sister buildings completed, for the shocking onset of the Depression would crush further grand building projects. The building is currently named the Tower Life Building after its primary tenant, Tower Life Insurance. With its glittering wedding-cake crown gleaming in floodlights at night, this tower remains among the most popularly recognized and admired skyscrapers in San Antonio.

    I had hoped this could be a wall-to-wall or a diagonal lot, but the angles of the building base are just too bizarre. In exchange, I gave it a nice unpretentious plaza with an outdoor cafe.



    LANDMARK VERSION

    Lot Size: 4x4 Corner
    Plop Cost: 110000
    Bulldoze Cost: 12773
    Wealth: High Wealth
    Pollution at Center: Air 10, Water 10, Garbage 4, Radiation 0
    Pollution Radii: Air 6, Water 7, Garbage 0, Radiation 0
    Flammability: 38
    MaxFireStage: 4
    Power Consumed: 194
    Water Consumed: 1226
    Mayor Rating Effect: Magnitude 10, Radius 256
    Budget Cost: 150

    PLOPPABLE VERSION

    Lot Size: 4x4 Corner
    Plop Cost: 110000
    Bulldoze Cost: 12773
    Wealth: High Wealth
    Pollution at Center: Air 10, Water 10, Garbage 4, Radiation 0
    Pollution Radii: Air 6, Water 7, Garbage 0, Radiation 0
    Flammability: 38
    MaxFireStage: 4
    Power Consumed: 194
    Water Consumed: 1226
    Occupant Types: CO$$, CO$$$
    Building Value: 53906
    Capacity Satisfied: CO$$ 2200, CO$$$ 1501

    GROWABLE VERSION

    Lot Size: 4x4 Corner
    Growth Stage: 8
    Bulldoze Cost: 12773
    Wealth: High Wealth
    Pollution at Center: Air 10, Water 10, Garbage 4, Radiation 0
    PollutionRadii: Air 6, Water 7, Garbage 0, Radiation 0
    Flammability: 38
    MaxFireStage: 4
    Power Consumed: 194
    Water Consumed: 1226
    Style Tileset: Chicago, New York
    Occupant Types: CO$$, CO$$$
    Building Value: 53906
    Capacity Satisfied: CO$$ 2200, CO$$$ 1501


    DEPENDENCIES There are No Dependencies required for this BAT.



    Let me know if there are any problems, as I do not have a city of sufficient size to test grow the growable version. Exemplar modding is another world for me, so who knows what I have really done. This model has been extremely long in coming, as I was planning it even BAT first came out, so I hope everyone enjoys it. A first BAT for me, hopefully there will eventually be more!

    Many thanks to everyone here and in the BAT Forums for their help, tutorials,and encouragement with this little project. I've downloaded gigabytes of great stuff from here, so it about time I gave something back. Enjoy!

    62,344 Downloads

       (318 Reviews)

    252 Comments

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  6. Yeah, it's a library. I made this originally for SYM prod. chained university project but it never progressed much further.

    Lot is size 4x4, plop cost is $3500 and monthly cost is max. $1000. Gives jobs for 100 librarians I think. No dependencies.

    UPDATE: Version 1.01, updated the EQ boost stat, it's now closer to other library BATs on STEX.
    To install, unzip the file into your plugins directory.

    50,810 Downloads

       (285 Reviews)

    207 Comments

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  7. Here is my newest and greatest BAT : BURJ DUBAI

    Construction Time was 4 month. The Tower is 1005 Meters tall and has 192 Floors.
    The real Burj Dubai will bethe highest tower in the world. Completion is December 2008.


    Description:

    Lot Size: 12x11
    Heigh: 1005 meters with Spire (920 meters up to the roof)
    Floors: 192
    Category: Landmarks

    Its a Landmark-Version (no Jobs)

    I hope you like it.

    SPECIAL THANKS ON: ThorstenDHF, bixel and nobodyx.

    Thanks for Comments and Downloads.

    Cheers
    skyscraper

    82,825 Downloads

       (272 Reviews)

    238 Comments

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  8. My very first BAT dream was a yacht club. This creative baby was the 4th BAT project - after I learnt that amphibious buildings with custom foundations are among the hardest BATs to create. After two months of tears and joy, here it is. Costs quite a bit to plop. However, Roscoe's generous yacht club management pays you back $180 every month in coastal land lease! Ain't that cool.

    Menu: Reward, Water Transit Rush Hour: compatible but not required 
    Contains original GDV BAT 3d models = 2 
    MOD = Reward income $180
    increases high tech sector demand and draws rich sims to your city
    Rush Hour marina query sound 
    Time taken to create all components = 50+ hours 
    Time taken to test all components = 50+ hours 
    Dinners forgotten during creation process = 7 [UPDATE] 
    Confirmed to work as promised in the game by downloaders = YES!

    So...enjoy! Do comment and vote if you like it.

    Check out other creations of mine at Golidva's upload page: http://community.simtropolis.com/profile/25152-goldiva/content/?type=downloads_file or view/post screenshots at my BAT discussion:
     

    87,422 Downloads

       (271 Reviews)

    270 Comments

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  9. Here it is my last Gmax project ever. Three years of planning, two years of modelling and countless computer hours later, the new World Trade Centre, NYC is available on the stex. Created to remember the events and those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks ten years ago, the WTC is now available to all. The lot consists of all of the past WTC releases, updated for this model as well as the new memorial pavilion and plaza.

    Please note that in order for this BAT to function correctly, you will need to download all of the past WTC projects. (See dependency list below)

    The BAT is partially transit enabled and will provide 15600 CO$$$ jobs over a 16x22 lot. Hope you all like my newest BAT project. Thanks again for all the support with making this complex over the past few years.

    Files Included:

    CO$$$ Plopable version
    Landmark Version

    Dependencies:

    New WTC Essentials Pack
    One World Trade Centre
    Two World Trade Centre
    Three World Trade Centre
    Four World Trade Centre

    Credits:
    Kd5rax for use of tree models in the bat.

    Special Thanks:
    This goes to everyone who has commented on this project and provided support on its development at Nycc06’s BAT Workshop since 2009.

    R.I.P to all the victims of 9/11

    WE WILL NEVER FORGET

    41,670 Downloads

       (264 Reviews)

    171 Comments

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  10. [center] [size=4] [b]The United Nations Project Proudly Presents…[/b][/size]
    [size=3][b]The United Nations Building[/b][/size]

    [i][b]Contributors to the project include: Amthaak, Cockatoo, Jasoncw and SimFox[/b][/i]
    [i][b]And a special thanks goes to everyone in the Simtropolis BAT forums who provided us with feedback, support and that all important motivation to get stuff done…[/b][/i][/center]

    [center][img]http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k248/cockatoo-210893/STEXDCD.jpg[/img][/center]

    [i][b]Overview:[/b][/i]
    Finally… it’s done. After 18 months of modelling, texturing, lighting, rendering, problems, more problems, hotfixes and caffeine, it gives me great pleasure to finally be able to share with you the fruits of our labour!

    The United Nations Building (or Headquarters) was constructed on a dedicated site overlooking the banks of New York City's East River to house the newly formed body in the wake of the Second World War. An icon of modernist Architecture, the complex was collaboratively designed by a group of leading Architects of the period, including Oscar Niemeyer and even the famed Le Corbusier. At the time of its construction, the complex was revolutionary in both building techniques and design, being one of the first constructions in the world to sport a sleek modernist exterior that is now common in cities all over the world. Aside from occasional renovations and several additional structures, the complex remains in much the same state today as it did almost 60 years ago.

    Done in much the same spirit as the real world building, we set out to recreate the massive complex collaboratively. The foundations were laid out in Australia with building plans being flown in from Finland. The glass, marble and asphalt were all imported from the United States and the fountain was especially made in France. This really was an international effort.

    Just fitting into a single model file, the complex measures an enormous 18x11 SC4 tiles, making it one of the largest modes to ever be exported for this game. Additionally, weighing in at a massive 14.5 million polygons as well as utilising many of 3ds Max's more advanced features, it's also one of the heaviest models ever exported, requiring no less than 8GB of memory to resolve.

    We tried our best to re-create the complex with as much attention to detail and accuracy as possible, and we hope you'll enjoy seeing our creation in your cities.

    [i][b]Versions Available:[/b][/i]
    We’ve made available a Dark truNite model for day/night mod users in addition to a regular Maxis truNite model for those who don’t. Select the version appropriate to you after clicking the download button.

    There are also two different lot files that can be installed. They are listed below.

    • A growable stage 8 CO§§ providing 5983 medium wealth jobs.
    • A plopable static landmark.

    [i][b]The stats are as follows:[/b][/i]
    See the readme for full details.

    [i][b]Dependencies:[/b][/i]
    These are the files you need for these lots to be able to function in the game…

    • None!

    [i][b]Installation:[/b][/i]
    Day/night mod users extract [u]United Nations Building (Dark).SC4Model[/u] (essential model file) and your choices of any of the lot files listed above into your C:/…/My Documents/SimCity 4/Plugins folder.
    Regular users extract [u]United Nations Building (Maxis).SC4Model[/u] (essential model file) and your choices of any of the lot files listed above into your C:/…/My Documents/SimCity 4/Plugins folder.

    • CO$8_18x11_United Nations Building.SC4Lot = Growable CO§§
    • PLOP_18x11_United Nations Building.SC4Lot = Landmark

    [i][b]Problems?[/b][/i]
    If you experience any problems with this BAT, please leave your feedback in the comments section and we’ll try our best to help you out. Alternatively, you can send a private message to Cockatoo at Simtropolis.com | Want to know how we made this? [url="http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/topic/38406-project-thread-the-united-nations-building/"]Click here[/url].



    [center] [size=1]Cockatoo on behalf of the United Nations Project
    Sunday, 11th December, 2011[/size]
    [/center]

    41,865 Downloads

       (246 Reviews)

    161 Comments

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  11. One of the most anticipated releases of the year!

    "awesome!.." -SuperStar

    This is a Fire Station with simple Fire Station Stats, no dependencies, it comes with custom car props!!!!!

    As a bonus you get a matching police station!
    I know it is too good to be true, I hope you like it!
    If you like it, i could make a matching hospital, so i better start,  I know you will LOVE it!

    Please give credit to me if you use my props.

    920 Downloads

       (244 Reviews)

    275 Comments

    Submitted

  12. Currently under construction in Beijing, China for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. The perfect centerpiece for you simcity Olympic parks! Also called the National Stadium, and also The "Birds Nest". This stadium will cost China about $423 million to build. But you can have this stadium for much less!
    13x13 LM

    Crazy design i know, and i also know that not everybody likes this style! so please if you don't appreciate kind of architecture do not DL or rate this. This took me months to make. I even had to render this in 3 separate sections because my computer couldn

    64,316 Downloads

       (243 Reviews)

    249 Comments

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  13. Tired of Landfills that fill up? Want a way to get rid of garbage without the pollution and negative effects? The Black Hole Waste Management Corp is here to help. Mr. Black has designed a drill that will dig to a depth where the drill itself burns up as a result of heat from the Earth's core. He then caps the hole, lowers a dump shaft, and voila - no more garbage. No negative effects occur except the redish-orange glow at night. Plop - $5000 Bulldoze - $500 Maintenence - $500 Capacity - 1,000,000 per month Power produced - 5000 watts No negative pollution on any level. Improves industrial demand in its area. This is a radical lot because I wanted it for a region I am doing. I always get tired of making more deals and adding more landfill, so I came up with this. I would appreciate any input, and I am willing to update this as people want. Thanks alot, and enjoy!

    77,360 Downloads

       (241 Reviews)

    205 Comments

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  14. REGATTA is a new estate complex in north Jakarta, in Pantai Mutiara Peninsula - Pluit for exact. Situated in the tip of reclamated land. Designed by Atkins, the designer company for Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. Regatta concept is everything that connecting with sea
    Sea become the main idea. The main land concept is like a compas wind points such North, South, East, West, etc Massive 10 tower (4 apartements tower wass finished), Regatta offering a new concept of design, for exterior n interior. the apartements will  look like a parade of a tall ships. a lighthouse will always be associated with sea. The hotel concept is a lighthouse and will become the icon of Jakarta. Luxury redifined with Regatta, each tower only consist of 4 apartements, an assurance for exclusivity
    In this package just 2 towering models of 4 finished tower of entire Regatta complex, but is not one lot because each building can grow

    2 Growable : R$$$ stage 7 Standar and Diagonal. each lot size 4x4 corner
    2 Ploppable : Landmark with 5225 jobs (diagonal) of CS$$ and 1078 jobs of CS$$$
    Dependencies : Elsham_query_UI.dat


    50,626 Downloads

       (233 Reviews)

    108 Comments

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  15. It has been over a year since I have uploaded anything to the stex, but I finally managed to export something, a monument that needs no introduction.

    There are no special modifications to the lot, or any other graphical improvements within simcity besides the tower itself.
    Although, I had originally intended to have the lot modified, I simply did/do not have the time to worry about any further progress.

    However, the model itself is greatly improved over the past uploads. This model includes the new esplanade, the Restaurant Jules Verne, elevators, stairwells, etc. Everything is scaled correctly (although, in real, life the Tokyo Tower is larger, in-game, it was scaled poorly; I used the Chrysler Building as my source of scaling).

    I must thank SimFox for helping me with my exporting issues and providing mea new lighting rig for BAT4max, and I must also thank the members who helped me in other issues during my progress. 

    For my progress with this model (and to see the amount time and effort I put into the detail), view this thread: 
    http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=37&threadid=79068&enterthread=y

    39,633 Downloads

       (232 Reviews)

    182 Comments

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  16. McDonald's...
    Is the world's leading food service retailer with more than 30,000 restaurants in 119 countries serving 47 million customers each day.
    Is one of the world's most well-known and valuable brands and holds a leading share in the globally branded quick service restaurant segment of the informal eating-out market in virtually every country in which we do business. Serves the world some of its favorite foods - World Famous French Fries, Big Mac, Quarter Pounder, Chicken McNuggets and Egg McMuffin. Our rich history began with our founder, Ray Kroc. The strong foundation that he built continues today with McDonald's vision and the commitment of our talented executives to keep the shine on McDonald's arches for years to come.
    www.mcdonalds.com   **UPDATED** 4/18/05   After learning new techniques I decided that this lot needed to be updated.  McDonalds has had a new facelift from the ground up including new textures, lighting and details. I have also made 3 different style street signs that will randomly change on the lots.   I am still awaiting the Custom UI's to be made but I felt that you should have the lot in the meantime.  This lot will go thru another update when those have been completed.  Also note that this is an exe file.   You will eventually be able to download the MAC version  from kbooms1w's website at: http://homepage.mac.com/kbooms1w/FileSharing7.html   McDonalds comes ploppable with 50 jobs and is a 4x4 LM lot also included is a CS$ 3x4 Growable. I also remade the 1x1 McDonald's Highway Sign lot. It will install into the parks menu. Plop one close to the highway for added realism . Hope you and your sims enjoy!   Special thanks to the BSC Team.

    132,664 Downloads

       (228 Reviews)

    208 Comments

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  17. As a liverpool fan, I've  been  waiting for this stadium to be built. However, in the last few weeks, I am building the stadium in the virtual world!!  So, for all you  liverpool  and soccer fans out there,  I prensent you with the NEW ANFIELD!

    The zip file contain one landmark lot of the size 11x12.
    There is no denpendencies for this lot.

    And please visit my thread here to take a look at my upcoming project.

    Cheers!
    You'll never walk alone!

    76,568 Downloads

       (227 Reviews)

    209 Comments

    Submitted

  18. The long awaited Petronas Project has finally come to a city near you. The picture above is both day and night, night on the left, and day on the right. Unfortunately, I will be unable to frequent Simtropolis this summer, so consider this my "temporary going-away" present to Simtropolis (Dont worry, equinox plans to update the file if he can successfully make changes to the project). This building has 28,500 commercial office workers and features a true-to-life mall model found at the base of the towers, a skybridge, night lights, and a custom ui. A very special thanks goes out to Grover_G for the mall textures, equinox for the final rendering and packaging, and DarkMatter for his help at various points in the project. I also thank Bigmac and LiquidWave for hundreds of pictures to model the towers after, and the entire community of Simtropolis for their support. Lot Specs. Ploppable landmark with 28500 co$$ jobs. Lot size: 13x13 Residential and Comercial desirability radius: 180 (it is a very tall building) Residential and Comercial desirability amount: 100 (it is a very beautiful building) Plop Cost: 400000 Maintanence Cost: 12000 Power Cost: 150 Water Cost: 100 Simply extract the contents of the zipped file into the sc4 plugins directory. Start the game and look for the Petronas towers in the landmark menu. Place in your city and enjoy. Link to the Petronas Project thread on Simtropolis: http://www.simtropolis.com/idealbb/view.asp?topicID=47333&pageNo=28&num=30

    89,556 Downloads

       (221 Reviews)

    288 Comments

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  19. Fellow citizens of Simtropolis!
    I present you my first upload to STEX - CandyGarden which is designed to add variety and shamelessly bright color to your cities!
    Garden has same stats as games default large park with exception of Park effect magnitude which ahs been increased from 20 to 50. Lot size is 3x4

    Feel free to express your opinions in any form you wish! Installation is pretty straightforward. Just copy SimFox_CandyGarden folder from ZIP file into

    C:\…MyDocuments\Simcity4\Plugin\

    After that Garden will be available in Parks menu in game!
    Thank you for you custom! If you've liked this garden, come and visit some of my threads:
    SimFox Construction & Research in HongKong/Asia Bat Team Room

    Forces of Light and the Geometry of Shadows on BAT-Workshop forum
    Assorted BaTs of Simfox on Bat-Open discussion SimFox

    46,527 Downloads

       (215 Reviews)

    163 Comments

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  20. This building is LG Electronics kasan building in the city of seoul

    zip : Ploppable and Growble


    Stat :

    capacity : CO$$$ 3000

    size : 6x4

    77,664 Downloads

       (212 Reviews)

    169 Comments

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  21. The Cobb 5th Avenue --
    3x3 Growable R$$$ and ploppable landmark.

    The Cobb 5th Avenue is an early 20th Century luxury
    building for 711 high wealth sims. The 5th Avenue contains
    amenities such as an indoor pool, a fabulous ballroom on
    the 15th floor, a ground floor tea room, and numerous
    gathering places.

    To install the 5th Avenue, place the model, desc, and lot
    files in your MyDocuments\SimCity4\Plugins folder. The
    picture and readme files are optional, for quick ID and
    reference, but not needed for the building to work.

    None of my lots have any dependencies. I'm not against
    dependencies; I just haven't made any.

    To grow the 5th Ave, zone 3x3 dense residential. You will
    grow it if you are also growing similar-sized Maxis
    buildings, like "The Hogan."

    The landmark version will appear in your landmarks menu.

    I hope you enjoy the Cobb 5th Avenue!
    --COBB

    Statistics:
    GROWABLE R$$$
    Occupants: 711
    (1623 when dilapidated to R$$; 2937 when dilapidated to R$)
    Lot Size: 3x3
    Growth Stage: stage 7
    Zone Type: Dense residential
    Value: § 44851
    Worth / Bulldoze Cost: § 1199
    Flammability: 35 / Stage 4
    Power consumed: 90 MWh/month
    Water consumed: 145 gallons/month
    Air pollution: 18 over 5 tiles
    Water pollution: 15 over 6 tiles
    Garbage generated: 10 tons/month

    LANDMARK
    Plop cost: 35000
    Bulldoze Cost: 100
    Landmark Effect: 40 radius 20
    Mayor rating effect: 10 radius 256
    Power consumed: 60
    Water consumed: 100
    Garbage generated: 10 tons/month
     
    No Dependencies

    38,880 Downloads

       (209 Reviews)

    144 Comments

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  22. Pedestrian Overpass cum Toll Booth by Goldiva [GDV]

    Some of your sims may not want any toll collecting feature right outside their office and residential windows - noisy toll booths or electronic toll gate pillars. So what does a caring mayor do? Build GDV Pedestrian Overpass with built-in toll sensors!

    Designed to blend in with existing SC4 urban aesthetics. This pedestrian overpass will put constant, realistic income in your city fund. Should not add to traffic build-up like orignal toll booth due to higher transit capacity. To disable the toll function, simply use the Lot Editor to turn the transit switch fee to 0.00.

    Rush Hour expansion = required
    Contains original GDV BAT 3d models = 1
    Contains original GDV custom query sound = 1
    Contains original GDV pic = 2
    Mod induced crash risk level = very mild to none
    Mod = custom sound & menu pics using ilive
    Reader Time taken to create all components = 168 hours [ok slightly exagerated but...] Caffeine consumed during creation process = 592 units

    Generous feedback would be nice!

    76,255 Downloads

       (208 Reviews)

    178 Comments

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  23. The Hong Kong / Asia BAT Team
    presents
    Lippo Centre
    BAT created by paulvmontfort & SimFox
    Modding, lot design, readme & custom menu icons by T Wrecks
    Check out the Hong Kong / Asia BAT Team Room at Simtropolis

    Introduction / Overview
    This new HKABT release is -barring some liberties at the base, mostly in context with pedestrian bridges- the accurate recreation of one of Hong Kong's most characteristic buildings, Lippo Centre. These twin towers with their highly complex shape and their reflective glass cladding broken into many surfaces are by far not the tallest in Hong Kong, topping out at 172 metres. However, since their erection in 1988, they have formed one of Hong Kong's landmarks of modern architecture. The towers have been nicked "Koala Tree" or "Koala Buildings" because their shape resembles Koala bears climbing two tree trunks.
    This BAT is more than just another building for your plugins folder; it is also a medium to apply and demonstrate many new BATting techniques. The superior possibilities of 3DSMax were taken to new levels; a structure like this would not have been possible with gmax. Reflections, bump maps on the windows, a waterfall made from particles and an entirely new nightlighting technique are just some of the novel elements introduced with this building. This way, it is almost a feasibility study - but one you can enjoy in your city just like any other building, without the slightest drawbacks.
    The model was made by paulvmontfort and is, in fact, the third (and quite probably last) attempt at recreating this building. SimFox contributed many new techniques, refinements, additions and ideas, so that the model you see is actually the result of a teamed effort.

    For the game, Lippo Centre has been modded as a medium-wealth commercial office building (CO§§) in order to help alleviate the definite shortage of good CO§§ BATs for SC4. Sitting on a rather unique 7x4 lot, it provides 5,250 jobs. A ploppable version with jobs and a regular landmark are also available and included in this package.
    In total, the following versions are available:
    Ploppable landmark (7x4 lot) Ploppable functional CO$$ (7x4 lot) Growable CO$$ building (7x4 lot) As usual, you will find the menu icons of ploppable and landmark versions conveniently grouped together, the ploppable version being marked with "CO§§".

    Mod Edit: Fixed broken description formatting.

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  24. Cockatoo Presents…
    Emerald Plaza

    Model, Modding / Lotting, Custom Menu Icons & Readme – Cockatoo.
    Cheers to Amthaak for help with the pool!

    Overview:
    Taking a break from my usual HK stuff, I decided to make this. Emerald plaza is a building located in San Diego, California, consisting of 8 conjoined hexagonal towers. The building features a unique display of neon lighting around the edges of its roof in real life, which I’ve tried my best to re-create in the model.

    I’ve included a Dark truNite model for day/night mod users in addition to a regular Maxis truNite model for those who don’t.

    In this download there are three versions included.

    •   Growable stage 7 CO§§ providing 3147 medium wealth jobs.
    •   Plopable functional CO§§ providing 6292 medium wealth jobs.
    •   Plopable static landmark.

    The stats are as follows:
    It's all in the README.

    Dependencies:
    These are the files you need for these lots to be able to function in the game…

    •   None!

    Installation:
    Day/night mod users extract Emerald Plaza (Dark).SC4Model (essential model file) and your choices of any of the three versions above into your C:/My Documents/SimCity 4/Plugins folder.
    Regular users extract Emerald Plaza (Maxis).SC4Model (essential model file) and your choices of any of the three versions above into your C:/My Documents/SimCity 4/Plugins folder.

    •   CO$$7_4x6_Emerald Plaza.SC4Lot  =  Growable CO§§
    •   PLOP_CO$$_4x6_Emerald Plaza  =  Plopable CO§§
    •   PLOP_4x6_Emerald Plaza.SC4Lot  =  Landmark

    Any Issues?
    If you have any problems with my custom content, please send me (Cockatoo-210893) a private message at either Simtropolis or SC4Devotion.com.

    My BAT threads: ST, SC4D.


    Cockatoo on behalf of … nobody?
    Monday, 20th December, 2010

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  25. Sunken Higway Walls
     
    This little set is designed to enhance the look of sunken higways.
    It provides straight walls that fit on the slopes surrounding sunken ground
    higways. And it also contains special pieces to nicely integrate overpasses
    into your sunken higway network. You can find them in the parks menu.
    I recommend using the hole digging lot for ground higway to get the right
    slopes beside your higway, especially to get the terrain needed for the
    onramp pieces. To get them right you should dig a hole with the diggin
    lot then level the terrain by placing single street tiles. When done lay the
    highway and plop the overpass, hopefully you should get the right terrain.
    If not try playin arround a bit with the terrain tools somtimes its just tricky
    to get it right but in most cases it works fine.

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