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Articles | Volume XXXVIII-5/W16
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XXXVIII-5/W16, 599–606, 2011
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XXXVIII-5/W16, 599–606, 2011

  10 Sep 2012

10 Sep 2012


D. Calisi1, A. Tommasetti2, and R. Topputo3 D. Calisi et al.
  • 1UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA TRE Via Rimini 14, 00182 Roma, Italy
  • 2UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI “SAPIENZA” DI ROMA Via Don Filippo Rinaldi 16, 00181 Roma, Italy
  • 3Via Palermo 8, 70024 Gravina, Italy

Keywords: Database, 3D Modeling, Digital Architecural Multilayered Archive, Augmented Reality, Image Based Modeling

Abstract. In the Future the digital filing system will be the method for storing and cataloguing heritages, private assets and arts collections.
Today this elaborate process is confined only to the library, painting or parietal heritage.
What is missing is a digitalized acquisition of the architectural heritage, which is described at multiple levels of representation.
Taking a critical look at the urban setting until you reach the single buildings in their complexity, there is a clear need to establish an open and up-to-date system in order to communicate the different degrees of interaction with the architectural elements that must be preserved and accessed to like a work of art.
The breakdown and cataloguing at tridimensional levels affects the different scales of the representation of the city at the stage of stimulating and interactive fruition for those users interested in historical and cognitive research and at the stage of active and project implementation well.
The hierarchy of layers of data storage city based should be lived and experienced on a superficial stage as a simple user of the knowledge offered by the digital language of animation and interactivity. It may be the case of a tourist or a citizen who is eager to deepen his awareness of a building, a neighbourhood together with its layering of history and architectural value.
This article proposes the development of a database that will be used and extended from time to time with new information related to surveys, projects and restorations of the existing.