3D Building / City Models in RotR

August 21, 2018

By Quintus Hortensius Hortalus

Here are some of my building and city models for RotR:

Schloss Salzdahlum by QuintusHortensiusHortalus on Sketchfab

This is the main building of the palace of Salzdahlum. (between the “N“‘s, right next to the fountain and the front-view in the middle)

This is the in-game Empire Total War model:

The palace was situated near Wolfenbüttel in today lower saxony. In it a large art colledtion from the dukes of Brunswick was located which is today in the Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum. The palace was build in Half-timbering construction on a wet meadow which let the palace literally rot. The maintenance costs were high so that the palace was dismantled in 1813 but parts of it can still be seen in the town of Salzdahlum.

Hannover Neue Residenz by QuintusHortensiusHortalus on Sketchfab

This is a draft by Georg Ludwig Laves the most important Hanoverian architect in the 1st half of the 19th century. He planned to build a huge palace north of Hanover on what is now called the “Königsworther Platz”. This palace was supposed to represent the new status of the monarchs of Hanover who were made Kings of Hannover after the Napoleonic Wars.

City Model London by QuintusHortensiusHortalus on Sketchfab

The in-game model: This is a city model for London I made for the ETW mod Imperial Splendour. Most buildings are historical ones. Just some houses that show their backside towards the ETW direction of view are not.
You can see St Paul's, Handel House, Banqueting House, Buckingham House and many more.

City Model Hannover by QuintusHortensiusHortalus on Sketchfab

This is how it looks in-game: The model was made for the ETW mod Imperial Splendour. It serves as a city model for the town of Hannover. In the model itself there are many historical buildings that were once located in Hannover (and are demolished today) as well as several drafts which were never built.
I tried to represent the division between the old town, coming from the middle ages on the right with timber-frame and Renaissance houses and the new town (“Calenberger Neustadt”) on the left which was built in the 17th century and where the townhouses of the nobility stood.
Most prominent on the right is the Marktkirche (Market Church). Outside the actual town you can see the Nikolaikapelle (Nikolai chapel) with its graveyard. Today the Nikolaikapelle is a ruin.

Harling'sches Haus by QuintusHortensiusHortalus on Sketchfab

And in-game (the building on the bottom):

This is the Harling’sche Haus which was located in the Calenberger Str. 29/30 in Hannover. The central part of the building was built from 1679-1682 by the Oberstallmeister Christian Friedrich von Harling. The 2 wings were added by the Hofkramer Schmahle who bought the house from the heiress of von Harling in 1721. Finally it was demolished in 1874.

The model represents the mid 18th century state after the 2 wings were added.

This is a model of the historical building of the Collegium Carolinum in Brunswick. Note that this is only the main building.

St Stephen's Chapel by QuintusHortensiusHortalus on Sketchfab

And implemented into ETW: St Stephen's Chapel was a chapel in the old Palace of Westminster. It became the Chamber of the House of Commons.


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