Santa Trinita Church in Florence, Italy

General Attributes
Project NameSanta Trinita Church in Florence
Spatial DataComing Soon
Point Cloud Viewer
Data Bounds (approx.)

Data Types

Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
LiDAR - Terrestrial45 GBLeica RTC360 Time of Flight Scanner
Photogrammtery - Terrestrial20 GBNikon Z 1 Mirrorless
Data Derivatives5 GBNot availableNot available
Site Descriptionfrom Wikipedia: a Roman Catholic church located in front of the piazza of the same name, traversed by Via de' Tornabuoni, in central Florence, region of Tuscany, Italy. It is the mother church of the Vallumbrosan Order of Monks, founded in 1092 by a Florentine nobleman. South on Via de' Tornabuoni is the Ponte Santa Trinita over the river Arno; across the street is the Palazzo Spini Feroni.
Project DescriptionFlorence As It Was has multiple aims within its broad goal of recreating selected structures in the city as they appeared in the year 1500. The pointclouds and photogrammetric models we build certainly serve their purposes as visual portals into the past, but the translations of early modern descriptions, transcriptions of contemporary documents, and the creation of a database of people, places, and things weaves these images into layers of information that help us interpret what we see. Intended as a study tool (as opposed to a substitution for the real thing), this project provides users with a combination of the type of original source materials that historians of art and architecture in particular typically use when crafting scholarly works. Its multi-variances routinely force us to make choices and adhere to a list of priorities as we go. We have progressed deliberately and with an eye toward posting the most original portions of our work first, and then filling in the gaps later on. We have concentrated much of our attention on the physically and politically challenging work of securing permissions, traveling to Florence, and then using state-of-the-art technology to scan the most important structures in the city before editing and modeling those scans so that they reflect accurately the dimensions and color patterns of those buildings.
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Collection Date2022-11-28 to 2022-11-28
Publication Date2023-06-13
License TypeCC BY-NC
ContributorsGeorge Bent , David Pfaff , Micky Brown
PartnersFlorence As It Was , Washington and Lee University
Site AuthorityN/A
George Bent , David Pfaff , Micky Brown 2023: Santa Trinita Church in Florence - LiDAR - Terrestrial , Photogrammtery - Terrestrial , Data Derivatives . Collected by . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D.

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