CityGML for Architectural Heritage

  • Erik CostamagnaEmail author
  • Antonia Spanò
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


Standardization in spatial data and Cultural Heritage management is one of the main issues in this field of study and the efforts in this direction are twofold, data models and technological development. Regarding the first aspect some preliminary steps towards definition of common vocabularies and conceptual schemas for semantic classification will be analysed and discussed in order to define the open issues and the development strategies. On the side of the modelling languages and data manipulation tools the recent standard definitions and the research efforts are starting to provide a set of application tools for the semantic and spatial data modelling and information retrieving and manipulation. An application of these notions and tools will be performed on an Architectural Heritage case-study and the preliminary results will be exposed.


CityGML Architectural Heritage XML-based data formats XML schema extension Spatial data management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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