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id ecaade2009_057
authors Richens, Paul; Herdt, Georg
year 2009
title Modelling the Ionic Capital
source Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design [27th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-8-9] Istanbul (Turkey) 16-19 September 2009, pp. 809-816
summary In the course of a study into the origins of the Ionic order, a group of fragmentary early capitals of historic importance were measured by short-range laser-scanning, and then reconstructed in their original state by means of NURBS surface modelling. Drawings, renderings and scaled facsimiles were produced from both types of model, and proved invaluable in the formal analysis of the objects by architectural historians. It is suggested that these digital methods are more objective and accurate than traditional drawings and plaster reconstructions, and the resulting datasets more sustainable and of greater value to subsequent researchers.
wos WOS:000334282200099
keywords Classical, ionic, history, pointcloud, reconstruction, modelling
series eCAADe
email pnr20@bath.ac.uk, gh251@bath.ac.uk
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