momepy.buffered_limit#

momepy.buffered_limit(gdf, buffer=100)[source]#

Define limit for momepy.Tessellation as a buffer around buildings.

See [Fleischmann et al., 2020] for details.

Parameters
gdfGeoDataFrame

A GeoDataFrame containing building footprints.

bufferfloat

A buffer around buildings limiting the extend of tessellation.

Returns
MultiPolygon

A MultiPolygon or Polygon defining the study area.

Examples

>>> limit = mm.buffered_limit(buildings_df)
>>> type(limit)
shapely.geometry.polygon.Polygon