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Built heritage modelling and visualisation: the potential to engage with issues of heritage value and wider participation.

Laing, Richard

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Abstract

Modelling and visualisation of the built heritage has become an area where digital tools and techniques have become pervasive. This extends across all stages and aspects of heritage projects, and has come to include the culture of data pertaining to physical objects and environments, the subsequent uses to which that data may be put, and the manner in which stakeholder groups engage in debate, discussion and participatory decision-making. This paper provides a critical discussion of the implications of these developments and the associated technologies, and argues that what might appear to be ‘stages’ of a project should be regarded as a cycle, which embeds social and qualitative aspects of the built heritage as key components. The paper aims to contribute to the debate regarding how we can embrace developing technologies within heritage study, and how application of the technology can help to foster deeper engagement in heritage, and across society.

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LAING, R. 2020. Built heritage modelling and visualisation: the potential to engage with issues of heritage value and wider participation. Developments in the built environment [online], 4, article ID 100017. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100017

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jun 9, 2020
Online Publication Date Jun 14, 2020
Publication Date Nov 30, 2020
Deposit Date Jun 11, 2020
Publicly Available Date Jun 11, 2020
Journal Developments in the built environment
Print ISSN 2666-1659
Electronic ISSN 2666-1659
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 4
Article Number 100017
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100017
Keywords Heritage; Data capture; Modelling; Engagement
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/929618

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