Symposium: Modelling Medieval Vaults

The use of digital surveying and analysis techniques, such as laser scanning, photogrammetry, 3D reconstructions or reverse engineering offers the opportunity to re-examine historic architecture. Digital analysis has enabled new research into design processes, construction methods, structural engineering, building archaeology and relationships between buildings. Recent research on Continental European and Central American architecture has established the significance of these techniques, however, as yet thereContinue reading “Symposium: Modelling Medieval Vaults”

Conference: Robert Willis: Science, Technology and Architecture in the 19th Century

16-17 September 2016 This two-day conference explores the extraordinary life and work of the Cambridge academic Robert Willis (1800-1875). Willis was a famous Cambridge polymath. A Fellow of Gonville and Caius, he was Jacksonian Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy and taught engineering in the early years of that subject. His research and teaching wasContinue reading “Conference: Robert Willis: Science, Technology and Architecture in the 19th Century”

CFP: Modelling Medieval Vaults symposium at the University of Liverpool in London, 14 July 2016.

Call for Papers: Modelling Medieval Vaults symposium University of Liverpool in London, Finsbury Square,  July 14, 2016. Deadline: 30 April 2016 The use of digital surveying and analysis techniques, such as laser scanning, photogrammetry, 3D reconstructions or reverse engineering offers the opportunity to re-examine historic works of architecture. In the context of medieval vaults, this hasContinue reading “CFP: Modelling Medieval Vaults symposium at the University of Liverpool in London, 14 July 2016.”