Earlier this month, a Chicago and St. Louis-based contractor earned FAA approval to use drones to scope out construction sites, part of an expected wave of new applications for this technology that will transform how we view architecture and the built environment. With drones poised to change how we look at and film the built environment, and alter the real estate and construction industries, we picked our favorite videos from pros and hobbyists that show the unique possibilities of a drone's-eye view of Chicago.
Chicago: A Bird's-Eye View Part III from Soaring Badger Productions on Vimeo.
Creative Aerial Media - Navy Pier sample footage from Creative Aerial Media on Vimeo.
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