Category Archives: 3D Digital Modelling

Blogs about 3D Digital Modelling

3D Printing Architectural Models in ABS

For the past six years we’ve been making architectural models using our Z-Corp 420 and 650 3D printers which use resin boned powdered gypsum as the build material which are then treated with a hardener. This produces fine white, exhibition … Continue reading

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Bradgate House Digital Reconstruction

Architecture students at De Montfort University are in the process of developing a digital reconstruction of Bradgate House in Leicestershire. This important early Tudor manor house (actually a minor palace by Tudor standards) has a complex architectural past, with several … Continue reading

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The Newarke in Roman Leicester

Here in Leicester UK we are fortunate in having a rich urban history, not least of which is the establishment of the city by the Romans in the 2nd century AD. Ratae Corieltauvorum as it was known was founded on … Continue reading

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Bradgate – Laser Scanning a Tudor Country House

The Digital Building Heritage Group have been gathering data on one of Britain’s earliest unfortified brick historic country houses including carrying out a series of up-to-date, high resolution, wide area laser scans. A ruin since the late 18th century, Bradgate … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Digital Heritage Cinema at Greyfriars THI Launch

The Digital Building Heritage Group (DBHG) had their AHRC funded show-stand and a pop-up “digital heritage cinema” at the launch event on Thursday 14th May 2015 for the Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) in Leicester, held in the covered courtyard of the Boot … Continue reading

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New Digital Designs for Victorian Village School

For the past four months 2nd year architecture students at De Montfort University have been involved in an exciting community project to design a new multi-purpose classroom building for a Victorian primary school in the village of Swannington in Leicestershire. … Continue reading

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Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative

After a lot of hard work and collaboration the Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative £1.5M  five year heritage led regeneration programme, jointly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Leicester City Council starts on the 14th May 2015 with a … Continue reading

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De Montfort University Opens New Heritage Centre

In a landmark event, De Montfort University’s Vice Chancellor Professor Dominic Shellard opened the University’s new heritage center in its Hawthorne building today. Occupying a space which includes the remains of two of the original arches of the medieval chantry … Continue reading

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Digitally Reconstructing a Lanacastrian Chantry Chapel

The first results of our MA Arch students’ research into using medieval architectural design methods are emerging with a new digital reconstruction of the lost Chantry Chapel of St Mary of the Annunciation in Leicester. This building which once stood … Continue reading

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Digital Glossop – Decimating Data

Next Friday (Friday 16th January 2015) will be the second year running for The Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium, and the Digital building Heritage Group will be exhibiting work for the newly developed Digital Glossop mobile app which will be … Continue reading

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