From Integrated Survey to the Parametric Modeling of Degradations. A Feasible Workflow

  • Massimiliano Lo Turco
  • Federico Caputo
  • Gabriele Fusaro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10058)


This work fits into an international research field about 3D modeling to evaluate the Building Information Model performance for infographic representation of Cultural Heritage. Modeling an historic building involves the creation of parametric objects library starting by data survey. The primary purpose of the research is the translation of these information into a parametric model, through the definition of a proper methodology. The main focus of the research is the creation of parametric object representing the preservation status of material and building components: some recurring schemes of the traditional representation have been identified, in order to find a methodology that leads to link these data to the HBIM (Historic BIM) model, improving their capabilities.


Cultural heritage Point cloud H-BIM 3D decay Data representation 



The authors would like to thank Kubit software for their kind authorization to use Pointsense for Revit plug-in for research purposes. Thanks also to the Faro Europe, (with specific regard to Alberto Sardo) for the availability, by providing the support needed to implement the proposals simulations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimiliano Lo Turco
    • 1
  • Federico Caputo
    • 1
  • Gabriele Fusaro
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Architecture and DesignPolitecnico di TorinoTurinItaly

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