Towards Monuments’ Holistic Digital Documentation: the Saint Neophytos Enkleistriotis Case Study
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The expansion of the term “monument” to include the surrounding area of the tangible cultural asset, its natural environment as well as the intangible data relating to its existence and use has gradually resulted the formation of the term “cultural landscapes”. “Monument” has evolved into “monumental place” and a “place with its own soul” and nowadays into a “unity” incorporating the multiple and diversified views which regard the one and single object, the cultural asset. In this paper and through the presented case study of Saint Neophytos Enkleistriotis monument, we attempt to move further on, from the view of the “unity” and the interdiscipilinary approach to the “holistic” view, treating the cultural asset as a “whole”; a “whole” which will have been created from the harmonious merge of all the multifaced entities of which it is comprised.
KeywordsHolistic documentation 3D model Geometric documentation Orthoimage Structure from motion UAV
1. ITN-DCH (http://www.itn-dch.eu/) project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework program for research, technological development and demonstration under GA n° 608013.
2. INCEPTION (http://www.inception-project.eu/) has received funding from the EU’s H2020 Reflective framework programme for research and innovation under GA n° 665220.
3. Europeana Space (http://www.europeana-space.eu/) has received funding from the European Union’s ICT Policy Support Program as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Program, under GA n° 621037.
4. 4DCH (http://www.4d-ch-world.eu/) project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework program for research, technological development and demonstration under GA n° 324523.
5. Lo-Cloud (http://www.locloud.eu/) is co-funded under the CIP ICT-PSP program under GA n° 325099.
6. ViMM (http://www.vi-mm.eu/) has received funding from the EU’s H2020 framework programme for support and coordination actions under GA n° 727107.
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