Digital tools for surveying and representing important architectural heritage have recently become available at low or no cost to everyone including designers, historians, facility managers and tourists.Takehiko Nagakura, an architect from Tokyo and Associate Professor of Architecture at MIT, talks about his digital heritage projects at MIT that use computer graphics animations, photogrammetric modeling, panoramic video, and game engine. Examples include his fieldwork on the sites of buildings by Palladio, Scarpa, and Zaha Hadid.
Advance registration not required. No fee. Limited seating.
Funding for this lecture is provided by the Betty and Sanford Sigoloff Endowment for the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies.