China puts supercomputer to work building cities

08/18/2014 | China Daily (Beijing)

Using virtual design software on China's Tianhe-1A supercomputer, planners are digitizing the construction and management of whole cities. Resulting cost savings can be considerable, perhaps as much as 20% in the construction of a subway as one example, said Meng Xiangfei, head of the applications department of the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin.

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