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Evolution of recording methods: the Aachen Cathedral world heritage site documentation project. (2023)
Journal Article
PRITCHARD, D., GRIFFO, M., ATTENNI, M., BARNI, R., BIANCHINI, C., INGLESE, C. and LEY, Y. 2023. Evolution of recording methods: the Aachen Cathedral world heritage site documentation project. International archives of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences [online], volume XLVII-M-2-2023: proceedings of the 29th Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale symposium (CIPA 2023): documenting, understanding, preserving cultural heritage: humanities and digital technologies for shaping the future, 25-30 June 2023, Florence, Italy, pages 1241-1249. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-Archives-XLVIII-M-2-2023-1241-2023

Modern terrestrial laser scanners and photogrammetric imaging systems can provide highly accurate and objective as-built records of existing architectural, engineering, and industrial sites. This comprehensive digital recording benefits culturally si... Read More about Evolution of recording methods: the Aachen Cathedral world heritage site documentation project..

The vaulting system of the Palatine Chapel: the Aachen Cathedral world heritage site documentation project. (2023)
Journal Article
ATTENNI, M., BARNI, R., BIANCHINI, C., GRIFFO, M., INGLESE, C., LEY, Y., PRITCHARD, D. and VILLA, G. 2023. The vaulting system of the Palatine Chapel: the Aachen Cathedral world heritage site documentation project. International archives of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences [online], volume XLVIII-M-2-2023: proceedings of the 29th CIPA (Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale) symposium 2023 (CIAP2023): document, understanding, preserving cultural heritage; humanities and digital technologies for shaping the future, 25-30 June 2023, Florence, Italy, pages 119-128. Available from: Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-Archives-XLVIII-M-2-2023-119-2023

As part of a comprehensive survey and modelling project involving the Aachen Cathedral, this paper focuses on its oldest part, the Palatine Chapel, a domed octagonal hall supported by eight piers and enveloped by a sixteen-sided outer wall. Working o... Read More about The vaulting system of the Palatine Chapel: the Aachen Cathedral world heritage site documentation project..

Study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage: mapping parameters, formats, standards, benchmarks, methodologies and guidelines: final study report. (2022)
Report
CYPRUS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. 2022. Study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage: mapping parameters, formats, standards, benchmarks, methodologies and guidelines: final study report. Project code VIGIE 2020/654. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2759/471776

This study was commissioned by the Commission to help advance 3D digitisation across Europe and thereby to support the objectives of the Recommendation on a common European data space for cultural heritage (C(2021) 7953 final), adopted on 10 November... Read More about Study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage: mapping parameters, formats, standards, benchmarks, methodologies and guidelines: final study report..

Study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
PRITCHARD, D., RIGAUTS, T., RIPANTI, F., IOANNIDES, M., BRUMANA, R., DAVIES, R., AVOURI, E., CLIFFEN, H., JONCIC, N., OSTI, G. and TOUMPOURI, M. 2021. Study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage. In Proceedings of the 9th International congress on archaeology, computer graphics, cultural heritage and innovation (Arqueológica 2.0 2021) and 3rd Geomatics and preservation (GEORES 2021), 26-28 April 2021, [virtual event]. València: Universitat Politècnica de València [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4995/arqueologica9.2021.12113

Following the implementation of the Virtual Multimodal Museum (ViMM) project, which finished in March 2019, the European Commission issued a Declaration on Cooperation on Advancing Digitisation of Cultural Heritage during the Digital Day in April 201... Read More about Study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage..

Documentation of the built environment. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
PRITCHARD, D. 2019. Documentation of the built environment. Presented at the Rip, model and learn symposium, 25 October 2019, Rome, Italy. Hosted on YouTube [online]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmiPUv0cP3A

This presentation covers the author's recent experiments using the new Zoller+Fröhlich instrumentation with particular complex and multifaceted structures, such as the Cologne Cathedral (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and the CERN laboratory in Geneva... Read More about Documentation of the built environment..

Terrestrial laser scanning for heritage conservation: the Cologne Cathedral documentation project. (2017)
Journal Article
PRITCHARD, D., SPERNER, J., HOEPNER, S. and TENSCHERT, R. 2017. Terrestrial laser scanning for heritage conservation: the Cologne Cathedral documentation project. ISPRS annals of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences [online], IV-2/W2: proceedings of the 26th ICOMOS/ISPRS (International Council on Monuments and Sites/International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) International CIPA (International Committee of Architectural Photogrammetry) symposium (CIPA 2017): digital workflows for heritage conservation, 28 August - 01 September 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pages 213-220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-2-W2-213-2017

Contemporary terrestrial laser scanners and photogrammetric imaging systems are an invaluable tool in providing objectively precise, as-built records of existing architectural, engineering and industrial sites. The comprehensive three-dimensional (3D... Read More about Terrestrial laser scanning for heritage conservation: the Cologne Cathedral documentation project..

The role of 3D technology in enhancing the visitor experience in the 21st century. (2013)
Presentation / Conference
PRITCHARD, D. 2013. The role of 3D technology in enhancing the visitor experience in the 21st century. Presented at the Seminar on tourism at world heritage sites: challenges and opportunities, co-located with the 55th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe, 26 March 2013, Çeşme, Turkey.

This presentation provided a demonstration of a new computer graphics platform that uses multiple high-definition photographs of a specific place to construct a very accurate, three-dimension digital model.