maplibre-rs paper published

Categories: maplibre-rs
Authors: Max Ammann

maplibre-rs is an experimental & portable vector map renderer written in Rust. If you want to get in touch with the developers, visit the chat or our Slack at

Together with researches from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HES-SO/HEIG-VD) in Switzerland, we published the first scientific paper about maplibre-rs. It is available as open-access here. The paper includes a comprehensive review of existing open-source map renderers and their portability. We describe the architecture of maplibre-rs and uncover the challenges we encountered.