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Articles | Volume XLII-5/W1
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5/W1, 495–502, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-W1-495-2017
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5/W1, 495–502, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-W1-495-2017

  16 May 2017

16 May 2017

THE GEOMATICS CONTRIBUTION FOR THE VALORISATION PROJECT IN THE ROCCA OF SAN SILVESTRO LANDSCAPE SITE

D. Brocchini1, F. Chiabrando2, E. Colucci2, G. Sammartano2, A. Spanò2, L. Teppati Losè2, and A. Villa2 D. Brocchini et al.
  • 1Parco Archeominerario di San Silvestro, Italy
  • 2DAD, Dept. of Architecture and Design, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Keywords: Multi-sensor 3D survey, 3D modelling, Multi-stratified site, Landscape Heritage, WEB GIS, Cultural Mining Field

Abstract. This paper proposes an emblematic project where several multi-sensor strategies for spatial data acquisition and management, range based and image based, were combined to create a series of integrated territorial and architectural scale products characterized by a rich multi-content nature. The work presented here was finalized in a test site that is composed by an ensemble of diversified cultural deposits; the objects that were surveyed and modelled range from the landscape with its widespread mining sites, the main tower with its defensive role, the urban configuration of the settlement, the building systems and techniques, a medieval mine. For this reason, the Rocca of San Silvestro represented a perfect test case, due to its complex and multi-stratified character. This archaeological site is a medieval fortified village near the municipality of Campiglia Marittima (LI), Italy. The Rocca is part of an Archaeological Mines Park and is included in the Parchi della Val di Cornia (a system of archaeological parks, natural parks and museums in the south-west of Tuscany). The fundamental role of a deep knowledge about a cultural artefact before the planning of a restoration and valorisation project is globally recognized; the qualitative and quantitative knowledge provided by geomatics techniques is part of this process. The paper will present the different techniques that were used, the products that were obtained and will focus on some mapping and WEB GIS applications and analyses that were performed and considerations that were made.