Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, ARQUEOLÓGICA 2.0 - 8th International Congress on Archaeology, Computer Graphics, Cultural Heritage and Innovation

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VIRTUAL RECONSTRUCTION APPLIED TO THE RECOVERY AND HERITAGE DISCLOSURE OF THE OLD VILLAGE OF BELCHITE
Ana Alfaro Rodríguez, María Pilar Biel, Diego Gutiérrez

Last modified: 21-09-2016

Abstract


Virtual reconstruction allows recovering missing heritage whilst becoming a useful tool for documenting and disseminating, when physical reconstruction is non-viable. This article explains the application of new technologies of virtual reconstruction (modelling and photogrammetry) to the recovery of the historic-artistic heritage of the Old Village of Belchite, specifically applied to the case of the San Augustin’s Convent. This village was a battle scene in the Spanish Civil War in 1937 which has been abandoned since 1964. These days, it presents a state of ruin that increases exponentially over the time.

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