Reconstructing and Augmenting Architecture with Image-Based Modeling, Rendering, and Lighting

  • Paul Debevec


This abstract presents techniques and creative projects that use digital photographs of the real world to create realistic 3D models and virtual cinematography of architectural scenes. In these projects, images are used to determine the structure, appearance, and lighting conditions of the scenes. An important component of this work is Façade, an interactive photogrammetric modeling system that uses geometric primitives to model the scene. Subsequent work has been done to recover lighting and reflectance properties of real scenes and to illuminate synthetic objects with light captured from the real world. The projects presented include Façade (1996), Rouen Revisited (1996), The Campanile Movie (1997), and Fiat Lux (1999).


Real Scene Global Illumination Geometric Primitive Synthetic View Berkeley Campus 
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  • Paul Debevec
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  1. 1.Institute for Creative TechnologiesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaMarina del ReyUSA

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