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Ellys Manor, Lincolnshire – Laser Scanning Late Medieval Allegory in Architecture

Ellys Manor is a small, privately owned and well preserved English wool-merchant’s house dating from the late fifteenth century whose design has been substantially influenced by European Hanseatic merchants’ houses. It is important in understanding the Northern Renaissance’s influence in … 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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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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Laser Scanning a Roman Bath House

The summer weather has arrived in England and that means field work for the Digital Building Heritage Group. Steffan and Jonathan have been up in Northumberland at Binchester Roman fort just north of Bishop Auckland with our AHRC Connected Communities … Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Louis-François Roubiliac’s Montagu Tombs

We are fortunate to regularly see some remarkable works of art, architecture and sculpture and yesterday was particularly rewarding in this regard as we were invited to the Church of St. Edmund in Warkton, Northamptonshire to laser scan one of … Continue reading

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Diseworth Parish Church Point-Cloud Animation

[youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfghdtIK2-w’] We have been looking carefully at the laser scan data from one of the surveys we did for our Community Heritage partners the Diseworth Heritage Trust to see the degree to which we can visualize the structural distortion … Continue reading

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AHRC Filming at De Montfort University

Last month the Digital Building Heritage Group (DBHG) were “on-camera” when representatives from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) came up from London with their film crew (Brickwall Ltd) to film some of our 3D printing and laser … 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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