I was looking for a way to build a mini city (scale around 1/35) in a way that would be rather realistic. The objective is to present it on a 1.5m x 1.5m table, where we would simulate some sensors interactions with parkings, lightings, etc.

The LEGO City is one option, but the edges are really rough and child-like, which is quite a repellent.

Do you guys have any ideas of a possible alternative? We're only looking at the structure part, as all electronics would be integrated separately with proper IoT designs.

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    Are you sure about the scale? 1.5 m means 50 m in reality. That would be a crossing with adjacent houses, not more. What does "rough and child-like" mean? If you are looking for an American Diner, LEGO is certainly very realistic. – Aziraphale May 15 '19 at 8:55
  • LEGO tends to work best at either 1:45 (approximate minifig scale) or significantly smaller (think the Architecture range) or much larger (i.e. the LEGOLand "miniland" scale). – Zhaph - Ben Duguid May 15 '19 at 9:23
  • scale would be that a 15 cm width car would fit in a 5m street. Did I get that wrong? @Aziraphale – Sebas May 15 '19 at 10:31
  • With 1:35 scale the 15 cm wide car would represent a vehicle with 525 cm width, which is surely not what you want, or is it? – zovits May 15 '19 at 10:37
  • The car we are using for demonstrations is 12cm wide. I think I have to rethink the size of the area we can represent because what you said about the 1.5m = 50m is true, and is a very small area... – Sebas May 15 '19 at 10:41

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