Category Archives: AHRC Connected Communities Projects

Blogs about AHRC Connected Communities Projects

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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De Montfort University and the Universities of Durham and Nottingham in New AHRC Funded Digital Heritage Project

The Digital Building Heritage Group at De Montfort University is leading a new AHRC funded Connected Communities, Community Heritage project. “Digital Building Heritage: Phase 3” (AHRC Grant Ref: AHL0132901) which runs from February 2014 to January 2015. It’s a collaborative … Continue reading

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DBHG in North Wales with RCAHMW at Digital Past 2014 to Launch New AHRC 3D Printing Film

UK heritage professionals are gathering in north Wales (Llandudno to be precise) for the Royal Commission for Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) annual event Digital Past 2014 (12-13 February 2014 – their banner is below). The Digital Building … 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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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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Writing Our History and Digging Our Past Showcase

It’s been a busy week at the DBHG with three of our AHRC Connected Community, Community Heritage projects drawing to a conclusion and an AHRC film crew coming to record one of them (of which more in a future post). … 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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Getting big with the British navy – Pembroke Historic Dockyard model

The 3D digital model of Pembroke Historic Dockyard for one of our eleven AHRC Community Heritage Partners, Pembroke Dock 2014 is nearing completion. There is some light texturing remaining to be applied and a few minor adjustments to a couple … Continue reading

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A Streetcar named….No.31

Recently our colleague Dr. Eujin Pei and our team have been creating a highly accurate and detailed model of a Leicester Tram for our AHRC / HLF Community Heritage partners the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust. The tram in question is … Continue reading

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3D Printing Roman Samian Ware for Museum Visitors

In the second of two articles on Dr. Eujin Pei’s work in the Digital Building Heritage Group where as an Early Career Researcher (ECR) he has been developing techniques for laser scanning and 3D printing archaeological artifacts we turn to … Continue reading

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