Category Archives: architecture

Guastavino’s St. Lawrence Basilica in Asheville, NC

…sharing a video clip fly through of this point cloud prepared from photogrammetry and a total station. The set of drawings that I’ll extract from this should be very interesting, more to come!

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Long Lens 3D Scanning

Below is a snapshot of the point clouds with the rendering resolution adjusted in order to distinguish the context point cloud to the area of inquiry, the bell tower roof.

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Salubria Orthophotos

Screenshots of the orthophotos produced from the point cloud of the Northwest Room at Salubria.

See the model in 3D here: https://sketchfab.com/models/5a65ef7634a94e27adb8d6b19dc05e65

 

3D Models on the Web

I opened a free account with Sketchfab and am learning about ways to share 3D models on the web. I’ve uploaded a few sample models that can be inspected (I believe) in pretty much any browser.

If you use this website/service and want to comment below, please do! It seems pretty robust and simple/user friendly at the same time.

Here is the link: https://sketchfab.com/aaslestad

Theater Interior – Carnegie Library Homestead, PA

… sharing a youtube clip of a fly through of a point cloud derived through photogrammetry. ~25 millions points

Virtual Drone

A fly through of a 3D Model of a Stone Building derived through Photogrammetry showing the model overall and then getting closer to the surface to show the richness of organic detail captured.

U.S. Mint Philadelphia, now Philly Community College

US Mint Street View

A few snapshots from a 3D point cloud / 3D scan of this structure- in support of a rendering by a third party. (Snapshots are screen grabs from Autodesk RECAP)

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Scroll, window surround, and cornice

Left side of the entrance stair (symmetrical design)

Scroll at Entrance Stair

Snapshots of a 3D point cloud

Its admittedly pretty fun to fly around a house once you have the point cloud made, taking “pictures” that you couldn’t have snapped when you were actually on site without the use of a jetpack!

From the left

from the Right

This is a house in West Haven, CT.

Overlapping Photogrammetric systems

View of Point Cloud from side/rear

Spending a lot of time seeing how different photogrammetric systems and point cloud software packages speak to one another. sometimes the interface is elegant, sometime not so much…

Jackson Square – Vieux Carré – New Orleans

Orthophoto of the Cabildo - St. Louis Cathedral - Presbetère facing Jackson Square

Orthophoto of the Cabildo – St. Louis Cathedral – Presbetère facing Jackson Square

Neglecting the website/blog has gone on too long. I’ve been doing a lot of work since last fall but none of it has made it onto this page! So, just to break the ice, so to speak, I decided to grab share an orthophoto from a favorite place to many.

This orthophoto was composed of infrared shots of this famous trio of buildings in the heart of New Orleans. I grabbed these when I was visiting the city and looking at the possibility of creating a high res (both spatial and temporal) 3D model of the entire French Quarter for use as a planning and preservation tool.

Anyway, stay tuned and I’ll try to share some of the recent work soon.

Detail

Detail