Category Archives: 3D Digital Modelling

Blogs about 3D Digital Modelling

Binchester Roman Bath House App Development

As part of the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Grant Ref AHL0132901 the Digital Building Heritage Group is working in a year long project with the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland (ARC&ARC) and Dr. David … Continue reading

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One Year On – Legacy Digital Building Heritage

It’s gratifying to know that work we did under AHRC funded Digital Building Heritage Phase 2 project (Grant Ref AH-K007610-1) last year is still being actively used by our Community Heritage Partners and others. A good example is a recent … Continue reading

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Affective Digital Histories – Recreating De-industrial Places

It’s always nice to be asked to work on someone else’s projects especially when it’s with new collaborative partners and The Digital Building Heritage Group is for the first time assisting the University of Leicester on one of their projects, … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire’s “Model Prison” at Southwell

As part of our current Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded research project Digital Building Heritage: Phase 3 (Grant Reference: AH/L013290/1) we are assisting the Southwell Community Archaeology Group (SCAG) to digitally reconstruct and interpret the now largely lost … Continue reading

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King Richard III – The Lost Tomb and the Church of the Greyfriars

Over the past few months here at the Digital Building heritage Group we’ve been working on a high quality CGI animation for the new King Richard III visitor center in Leicester, UK. The remains of King Richard III  (2 October 1452 – … Continue reading

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Pembroke Historic Naval Dockyard Digital Reconstruction Launched

The Digital Building Heritage Group at De Montfort University were very pleased to be at Pembroke Dock 2014 in Pembroke South Wales, UK on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th January 2014 where Steffan (far left) from the DBHG launched the new … Continue reading

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V-MUST Digital Heritage Workshop in Falmouth, UK

This week De Montfort University’s Digital Building Heritage Group PhD student Asem Al Bunni is attending V-MUST 2013, the 2nd International Virtual Heritage School at AIR Studio, Falmouth University. One of twenty international applicants competitively selected to attend this prestigious … Continue reading

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Late Medieval Window in Staffordshire – Laser Scanning and Reconstruction

Recreating any lost architecture requires careful consideration and checking once it has been completed. Steffan and Asem have been doing this by carrying out further work on the Tixall Window for our AHRC Connected Community, Community Heritage Partners The Haywood … Continue reading

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Representing Re-Formation: 3D Prints of Howard Tombs

The Digital Building Heritage Group were in Norfolk last week to look at two 3D printed models produced as part of a £664,551, AHRC Funded, UK government Science and Heritage Programme project called Representing Re-Formation. This 3 year project which … Continue reading

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Skin Deep – Surface Texture and Heritage Interpretation

In our last post we mentioned texture mapping as an approach to revealing material detail and surface quality in heritage modelling. Texture mapping is where a high resolution photograph or composite digital artwork is applied (or “pasted”) onto the surface … Continue reading

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