MANTOVA LAB

Autore: Laura Taffurelli

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The Palazzo Ducale in Mantova: architecture in time. Augmented reality for Cultural Heritage​

Palazzo Ducale in Mantua is an emblematic case of complex architecture, in which the current configuration is the result of centuries of additions, modifications and substitutions.
The understanding, for a wide audience, of the architectural, cultural, historic and documentary value of the Gonzaga’s complex needs innovative and interactive forms of communication.

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The Future of History. Mantua UNESCO Chair’s Researches

The exhibition The Future of History. Mantua UNESCO Chair’s researches, curated by the Mantua Campus of the Politecnico di Milano, has focused attention on the heritage to be rediscovered, known and enhanced through design in its various scales. The theme was the project and its representation.

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The “Scala Santa” of the Palazzo Ducale in Mantua. Different 3D survey approaches for documentation and study

The seventeenth-century reproduction of the Scala Santa in Rome in the Ducal Palace of Mantua was the subject of an in-depth study and a 3D survey with different laser scanner technologies in 2007.

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Sabbioneta and Charleville. The Gonzaga’s ideal cities

The Compelsso Museale Palazzo Ducale in Mantua organized, in 2017-18, a temporary exhibition on the theme of Ideal Cities, tiled: “Costruire, abitare, pensare. Sabbioneta e Charleville città ideali dei Gonzaga”. The MantovaLab partecipated to the exhibition with…

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Galleria Chiaramonti, Musei Vaticani, Roma. A laser scanner survey for the analysis of the structural deformations of the Gallery’s main facades

The upper Belvedere of the Chiaramonti Gallery was the object of surveys functional to the study and structural consolidation project. The deformation and cracking present in the horizontal structures and in the elevations was documented through a laser scanner survey.

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Santa Maria’s Convent in Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN). HBIM for conservation and redevelopment

A 3D fully geodatabase is the starting point for the generating the HBIM of the ancient convent of Santa Maria in Castiglione delle Stiviere. All the further elaborations, drafted for representating the state of conservation of the building, are…

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The wooden equestrian statue of Vespasiano Gonzaga in Sabbioneta

The ancient equestrian statue of Vespasiano Gonzaga is part of a “cavalcata”, originally of ten knights, which represents the ancestors of the Duke of Sabbioneta. The textured 3D model of the statue was obtained through (…)

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The bust of Francesco II Gonzaga: from digital documentation to 3D printing

Geomatics technics and methods are able to provide a great contribution to the Cultural Heritage (CH) processes, being adaptable to different purposes: management, diagnosis, restoration, protection, study and research, communication, formation, and fruition of the CH. The 3D model of the terracotta Reinassance bust of Francesco II Gonzaga, in the City Museum of Mantua, was obtained from (…)

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Reveal the Unknown. Triennale di Milano 2019

Within the exhibition “Broken Nature: design takes on human survival”, Italian Pavilion, the Hesutech group contributed with a panel on the topic of detection with high resolution systems and APR aircraft systems. The mosaic surfaces inside St Mark’s Basilica in Venice (…)

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Acre, the door into mare nostrum. Survey and musealization

This research project has sought to establish a close and fruitful network of international relations, between the Politecnico di Milano, Mantua Campus, and the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Israel. The theme was the integration between 3D survey and musealization of archaeological heritage, in order to transform traces of the past into an integral part of the contemporary city.