One page summary of how to start a new Giraffe project.

1. Search the map for your site

Use the search bar in the top left to find an address or place.

2. Find local data layers

Click the blue “+”" button in the top left to search for a layer. Check the boxes of the layers you wish to add to the project.

3. Import a site boundary

Click “Draw Boundary” in the top of the screen to start editing. Then right click on a parcel or building to “Set” that as the project boundary.

4. Draw a building

Click on the draw toolbar at the bottom of the screen, select a type of geometry eg “Residential”, then start clicking on the map to draw a building.

Get started

If you feel comfortable drawing, the best way to get started is to start building in the app.