Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage

Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage

Carlo Inglese (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) and Alfonso Ippolito (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 485
ISBN13: 9781522575559|ISBN10: 1522575553|EISBN13: 9781522575566|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7555-9


Cultural heritage identifies and preserves past achievements for the benefit of future generations. Examining the extent to which heritage preservation is feasible in an era governed by modernism and globalization is essential for both regional development and cultural conservation.

Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage provides innovative insights into digital technologies that have produced important methodological changes in the documentation, analysis, and conservation of cultural heritage. The content within this publication represents the work of digital restoration, inclusive communication, and reality-based representation. It is a vital reference source for software developers, sociologists, policymakers, tourism managers, and academicians seeking coverage on digital technologies and data processing in cultural heritage.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D Survey Technologies
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Digital Models
  • Digital Restoration
  • Exhibit Design
  • GIS Management
  • Inclusive Communication
  • Innovative Restoration
  • Preservation
  • Reality-Based Representation
  • Regional Development

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Alfonso Ippolito recieved his Ph.D in research having presented the thesis “Interaction between Sketching and Digital Architecture” in 2006. In 2007 research into the methodologies and development of 3D digital models for architecture. Since 2008 research worker ICAR 17, and Associate Professor at the “Sapienza” University of Rome. Works on and with new surveying techniques taking advantage of the 3D laser, both of short and long range, on the elaboration of data, on the successive modelling of surface from point clouds, on the optimization of the latter in relation to architectural and archaeological surveying and in relation to designing. Works actively on the problems concerning protoptyping, managing and optimizing surveying procedures. Among the cultural heritage objects researched mention must be made of the San Pietro Dome, the wooden model of San Pietro made by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, the Giano's Arch in Rome; the Roman theatre and amphitheatre in Merida, Spain; the El Khaseneh theatre and the royal tombs at Petra, the theatre in Jarash, Jordania.

Participated in the PRIN, Firb and Euromed Heritage IV Programme financed researchs.

Assistant Professor at the courses of higher education and courses for the the degree of PH.D. Maintains contacts with and acted as chairman at international and national conferences in such cities as: Canton in China; San Francisco, Las Vegas, Washington in the USA; La Plata in Argentina; Amman in Jordania, in Madrid and various other cities.

Since 2007 sits on the editorial board of the periodical DISEGNARE. IDEE IMMAGINI. Since 2012 sits on the scientific committee of the MAVNA Museum (Virtual Archaeological Museum of Narce) in Mazzano Romano (Rome). Main papers in blind peer-reviewed international journals or chapters in books.