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From Survey to Parametric Models: HBIM Systems for Enrichment of Cultural Heritage Management

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The paper summarizes some research experiences conducted by the DAda-LAB laboratory, of the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the University of Pavia, on the theme of the digitization of large monumental complexes and, in particular, on the development of databases and 3D models for Cultural Heritage management. The connection between the digital survey and HBIM models is addressed by evaluating the most appropriate strategies for the production of parametric models by analyzing the methodologies aimed at the transformation of data from continuous systems to discrete models. From the digital acquisition phases to the development of complex information systems, drawing becomes the tool that allows to decompose and recompose the complexity of reality, organizing databases that offer opportunities for the development of management systems. The models in this way make it possible to explicate information according to specific parameters for the benefit of a more effective representation for the knowledge, management, and documentation of the Cultural Heritage.


  • HBIM
  • 3D model
  • Survey
  • Database
  • Heritage

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Parrinello, S., Dell’Amico, A. (2021). From Survey to Parametric Models: HBIM Systems for Enrichment of Cultural Heritage Management. In: Bolognesi, C., Villa, D. (eds) From Building Information Modelling to Mixed Reality. Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering . Springer, Cham.

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