Posts Tagged:Laser scanning

Kildalton Chapel Reconstruction

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In February of this year, Archaeovision were hired by Islay Heritage, under the guidance of Professor Steven Mithen, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Reading University, to create an interactive virtual reconstruction of Kildalton Chapel based on its original form. The work incorporated laser scanning, geophysics, aerial drone photography, photogrammetry, 3D modelling and webGL conversion. Kildalton Chapel is…

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The Recording at Castell Henllys

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During the summer of 2016, Archaeovision took part in the detailed recording of two of the reconstructed roundhouses at Castell Henllys in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The work was completed on behalf of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and focused on the Cook’s House and Earthwatch Roundhouse. Castell Henllys contains replica Iron Age roundhouses that were…

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Bradley Manor

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Work began two weeks ago on the documentation of Bradley Manor for the National Trust. Bradley Manor is one of the most complete medieval manor houses in Devon and can be found on the outskirts of Newton Abbot. The house is Grade I listed, and with its associated buildings, structures and landscape, has been identified as being…

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Presentation of Lady of Kazan documentation project

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Last month we gave a talk about possible cultural heritage documentation solutions, based on the Lady of Kazan church documentation project that we have recently completed. We have been working on the documentation project of Kazan church since the beginning of this year, and we have used a number of different recording methods such as photogrammetry, laser scanning and…

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The Ice House at Beaulieu

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As a Grade ll listed structure, the Ice House at the Beaulieu estate in the New forest, Hampshire is thought to date back to the early to mid part of the 19th century. It is of a brick construction that comprises a two meter long and two meter high vaulted passage that has the remains of an…

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Faro Focus at Portus. Image from Stephen Kay

Ancient Impossible

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Last night in the USA a program called Ancient Impossible: Extreme Engineering aired on the History channel. The series focusses on how today’s technological achievements were developed centuries ago. This episode looks at specific examples of ancient structures and how past civilisations were able to to create new engineering feats to counter the obstacles that stood in their way.…

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Laser Scanning the Insula Dell’ara Coeli, Rome, Italy

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In July of this year Archaeovision member James Miles conducted a laser scan survey of the Insula Dell’ara Coeli which is situated in the centre of Rome at the base of the Capitoline Hill. The building dates to the second century AD and is one of the best preserved examples of a Roman brick-built apartment building. It was saved…

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