Category Archives: Military Architecture

Stirling Castle – Jacobean Fortification & Renaissance Palace

Stirling Castle is lies at the most the strategically important location in Scotland, guarding the main north south route between the highlands and the lowlands and the east west route from the Clyde valley to the Forth estuary and controls … Continue reading

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Eilean Donan Castle – Models and Projection Mapping

Visiting historic buildings rarely comes more spectacular (in a rugged grandeur kind of way) than a visit to Eilean Donan Castle This 13th century icon of Scottish medieval architecture sits on a tidal island in Loch Duich near the Isle … Continue reading

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De Montfort University Architecture Students Design for Historic Malta

It’s that time of year again and our group of MArch Architecture students working with the Digital Building Heritage Group have completed their designs for their adaptive re-use projects in Malta which they visited for a week in January 2016. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Victorian Cast Iron Buildings and the Royal Navy

The Pembroke Historic Naval Dockyard Digital Model for our AHRC Connected Community partners Pembroke Dock 2014 is progressing well here at the DBHG. We’ve had a lot of enquiries about the model from naval historians across Europe and people from … Continue reading

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Military Architecture – Pembroke Historic Dockyard

For some time we have been working with our AHRC Connected Community Heritage Partners the Pembroke Dock Bicentennial Trust in a co-production project involving the collation and digitization of a very large amount of documentary information relating to Pembroke Historic … Continue reading

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