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Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Architectural and Archaeological Heritage

Book Description

Cultural heritage is a vital, multifaceted component of modern society. To better protect and promote the integrity of a culture, certain technologies have become essential tools. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Architectural and Archaeological Heritage is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the use of technological assistance for the preservation of architecture and archaeology in a global context. Focusing on various surveying technologies for the study, analysis, and protection of historical buildings, this book is ideally designed for professionals, researchers, upper-level students, and practitioners.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
    1. FROM ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY SURVEYING TOWARDS 3D VIRTUAL MODELS – THE ROLE OF 3D MODELS FOR PRESERVING AND VALORIZING ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY
    2. THE ROLE OF 3D SURVEYING IN PROJECTING OF CAMPAIGNS FOR VALORIZING AND PRESERVING OF ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY
    3. THE ROLE OF SURVEYING IN THE ACQUISITION OF KNOWLEDGE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND NON-CONSTRUCTED ARCHITECTURE
    4. REFERENCES
    5. ENDNOTES
  7. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. GENERAL CONSIDERATION ON KNOWLEDGE
    3. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    4. REFERENCES
  8. Chapter 1: Representing Architectural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ST. PETER’S DOME
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. ENDNOTES
  9. Chapter 2: A Reality Integrated BIM for Architectural Heritage Conservation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MATERIALS AND METHODS
    5. DATA ACQUISITION TECHNIQUES
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  10. Chapter 3: The Importance of Being Honest
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LOOKING THROUGH: THE BACKGROUND
    4. THE DIGITAL GLASS HOUSE
    5. OPEN-ENDED SYSTEMS AND PARTICIPATORY CULTURE: FUTURE RESEARCH LINES
    6. CONCLUSION: TRANSPARECY AS DIGITAL ETHIC
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTE
  11. Chapter 4: Definition of a Protocol for the Knowledge, the Analysis and the Communication of the Architectural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. ENDNOTES
  12. Chapter 5: Contribution to the Technical Interpretation of the Roman Sacred Architecture by the New Survey Methods
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL NOTES ON THE SITE AND DESCRIPTION OF THE CURRENT SITUATION
    4. ADOPTED METHODOLOGY
    5. DATA ANALYSIS
    6. RESULTS AND PERSPECTIVES
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  13. Chapter 6: Emerging Technologies for the Seismic Assessment of Historical Churches
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: Palazzo Dei Tribunali in Via Giulia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. HISTORICAL ICONOGRAPHY AND RECENT RECONSTRUCTIVE DRAWINGS
    5. DIRECT OBSERVATION OF THE REMAINS: VISUAL SURVEY AND REVIEW OF THE PROPORTIONS
    6. THE ADVANCED, INTEGRATED SURVEY CAMPAIGN METHOD
    7. DATA RESTITUTION AND COMPARISON WITH THE DESIGN DRAWINGS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. ENDNOTES
  15. Chapter 8: Use of Laser Scanner for Digital Surveying of the Sarnicli Inn and the Byzantine Cistern Underneath
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DIGITAL SURVEYING OF THE SARNICLI INN AND THE BYZANTINE CISTERN
    5. THE PROCESS OF SURVEYING
    6. THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN SURVEYING PROCESS, SOLUTIONS AND RESULTS
    7. THE CREATION OF VECTORAL DRAWINGS AND SURVEYS ON DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT
    8. CONTRIBUTION OF POINT CLOUD DATA TO RESTITUTION AND RESTORATION DECISIONS
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: Surveying Ancient Maya Buildings in the Forest
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. LA BLANCA AND CHILONCHÉ: TWO MAYA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES IN PETÉN, GUATEMALA
    5. RESULTS AND APPLICATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: 3D Digital Models for Scientific Purpose
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GENERAL DESIGN AND CENTRAL PLANS: AN ENDURING RELATION
    4. DESCRIPTION OF SMALL BATHS
    5. REVERSE DESIGNING METHODOLOGY
    6. OCTAGONAL HALL’S DESIGNING HYPOTHESIS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  18. Chapter 11: San Pietro di Deca in Torrenova
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FIRST STAGE
    5. SECOND STAGES
    6. THIRD STAGE
    7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (F.F.)
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS (F.F.)
    9. CONCLUSION (F.F.)
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. ENDNOTES
  19. Chapter 12: Drawing, Information, and Design
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MANAGING THE CONSERVATION PROCESS WITH ICT: PAST AND CURRENT APPROACHES
    4. AN ONTOLOGY FOR THE CONSERVATION PROCESS: CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES AND METHODOLOGY
    5. TOWARDS A CONSERVATION ICT INSTRUMENT
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 13: Euryalos Castle and Dionysian Walls in Syracuse
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE MULTIMEDIA TOUR AT EURYALOS CASTLE
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. ENDNOTES
  21. Chapter 14: Between Faith and Reason
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BORROMINI AND HIS TIMES
    3. SEVERINUS BOETHIUS, PSEUDO-DIONYSIUS THE AREOPAGITE, DANTE ALIGHIERI: THREE POSSIBLE REFERENCES
    4. REFERENCES
    5. ADDITIONAL READING
    6. ENDNOTES
  22. Chapter 15: Residential Architecture of Russian Imperial Age (1703-1843) in Drawings of Italian Architects
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 16: Hand Held 3D Scanning for Cultural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    4. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
    5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 17: A Second Look for a New Cycle of Life
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
    4. THE PROJECT
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. ENDNOTES
  25. Chapter 18: A Cross Reading of Landscape through Digital Landscape Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. THE DIFFICULT SEARCH FOR A SHARED DEFINITION
    3. PRAXIS AND ETHICS OF THE REPRESENTATION OF THE LANDSCAPE
    4. THE LEGISLATION AND THE CONCEPT OF LANDSCAPE IN THE ITALIAN TRADITION
    5. A SHARED IMAGE OF THE GARDA
    6. THE ROLE OF DIGITAL LANDSCAPE MODELS TOWARDS AN ACCESSIBLE REPRESENTATION OF THE LANDSCAPE
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  26. Chapter 19: “Discretizzazione” and Data Analysis at the Time of “Total Survey”
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THREE CASE STUDIES, THREE HYPOTHESIS ON SURVEY DATA INTERPRETATION
    5. REPRESENTATION AND DATA INTERPRETATION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. ENDNOTES
  27. Compilation of References
  28. About the Contributors