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The Development Of 'Histo-Data-Arq' Database Of Historical Buildings Of Argentina And Other Latin American Countries

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/VID950241

Volume

15

Pages

11

Published

1995

Size

1,884 kb

Author(s)

A. Montagu, D. Castane, E. Garcia, R. Martinez, D. Marcucci, A. Desanzo, M. Groisman, P. Ferrero & J. Bozzano

Abstract

The development of 'Histo-Data-Arq' database of historical buildings of Argentina and other Latin American countries A. Montagu, D. Castane, E. Garcia, R. Martinez, D. Marcucci, A. Desanzo, M. Groisman, P. Ferrero, J. Bozzano CAO Center (Creadon Asistida por Ordenador), Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism, University of Buenos Aires, Pabellon No.3, 4°> piso, Ciudad Universitaria, 1428 Buenos Aires, Argentina ABSTRACT There is a growing awarenes as to the great significance of monuments and historic buildings as crucial to the "conceptual memory" of many nations in the world There are already examples of virtual models of such important monuments as the internal spaces of Egyptian Pyramids, the Romanum Forum in Italy, Dresden Cathedral in Germany, etc This paper describes a research project that proposes the organizing of a set of "Categories of Architectural Components" arranged in a "hierarchical structure" in order to define a computer methodology for

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