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Compiled and edited by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel

3DVisA has been documenting computer-based projects in the Arts and Humanities that use 3D visualisation techniques. More...
These pages continue to be maintained. To submit a new project, send comments and corrections or report broken links please contact the editor. Compilation material included in this survey is protected by copyright and should not be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission of the copyright holders.

  • Longhouse 3.x, Ontario


  • Mummy. The Inside Story
  • Sherit. An Egyptian Child Mummy
  • SizeUK
  • Archaeology

  • Negotiating Avebury
  • Stone Age Tools of the Middle Rhine Region
  • Minoan Palace at Knossos, Crete (link to the British School at Athens website)
  • 7thc Grecian Cup
  • TroiaVR
  • The Virtual Nile Valley, Egypt and Sudan
  • Digital Egypt for Universities
  • Digital Karnak
  • Cairo, Egypt (link to the Living History project)
  • Virtual Reality in Archaeology: Spain and Egypt
  • Sagalassos, Turkey (link to the 3D Murale Project)
  • Miletus (link to the Foundation of the Hellenic World)
  • Mount Olympus
  • Parthenon, Acropolis (LACE Project)
  • Jerusalem Archaeological Park (link to the project website)
  • Portus, Rome
  • Villa of Domitian in Castel Gandolfo
  • Domus at Penaflor, Spain (Link to Virtual Pasts, University of Southampton)
  • Temple of Sulis Minerva, Bath, UK
  • Isthmia Roman Bath (link to ACCAD, Ohio)
  • Old Minster, Winchester, UK
  • El Templo Mayor del Tenochtitlan, Mexico
  • Longhouse 3.x, Ontario
  • Architectural and Urban Studies

    (See also Architectural Practice; Cultural Landscapes and Historic Gardens; Art History: Painting, and Theatre Studies)

  • The Tomb of Christ, Jerusalem
  • Rome Reborn Project (link to the project website)
  • Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project (link to the project website)
  • Mausoleum of Augustus, Rome
  • Holy Rood Church, Southampton, UK (Link to Virtual Pasts, University of Southampton)
  • Chapel of St Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon, UK
  • Furness Abbey, Cumbria, UK
  • Borobodur Temple, Indonesia
  • Temple Site at Phimai, Thailand
  • Virtual Chartres Cathedral (link to the project website)
  • The Alberti Project
  • Palladio’s Villa Rotonda (1)
  • Palladio’s Theatro Olimpico (1)
  • Inigo Jones's Banqueting House, Whitehall
  • Inigo Jones's Covent Garden Piazza, London
  • Nicholas Hawksmoor's Oxford, UK
  • Sir John Soane House, London
  • Sir John Soane's Bank of England
  • The Henri Labrouste Project
  • German Synagogues (link to Darmstadt University of Technology)
  • Synagogues in Central and Eastern Europe (link to the Jerusalem Index of Jewish Art)
  • The Model of Bath, UK
  • The Model of Central Brighton, UK (link to CASA)
  • The Model of Holbeck, UK (link to CASA)
  • Virtual London
  • 3D Virtual Cities Project (link to the project website, which includes 3D tutorials)
  • The Bilotti Open Air Museum: Cosenza MAB Sculpture Trail, Italy
  • Cultural Landscapes and Historic Gardens

  • How Kew Grew
  • Napoleon's Coronation Route through Paris
  • West Oakland Jazz and Blues Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s
  • Art History and Conservation: Painting

    (See also Palaeography and Paper Conservation)

  • The Westminster Retable Conservation Project
  • St Francis Expelling Devils at Arezzo by Giotto
  • Flagellation by Piero della Francesca
  • Exploring the Paintings Third Dimension
  • The Annunciation by Carlo Crivelli
  • The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein (1)
  • The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein (2)
  • Stanley Spencer's Church House
  • Art History and Conservation: Sculpture

  • Statues of Pharaoh Pepi I at Hierakonpolis
  • Jordanhill Cross, Govan Old Parish Church, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Anglo-Saxon cross, Prestbury, Cheshire, UK (link to 3D Heritage)
  • Romanesque doorway, Prestbury, Cheshire, UK
  • Buddha, National Museums Liverpool, UK
  • The Digital Michelangelo Project
  • Maximilian’s Cenotaph, Hofkirche, Innsbruck, Austria
  • FELSSO (link to the project poster)
  • The Digital Sculpture Project (link to the project)
  • Digital Arts

  • The Bush Soul by Rebecca Allen
  • Tomography Art by Kai-hung Fung
  • Rutopia 2 by Daria Tsoupikova
  • data_cosm by Michael Takeo Magruder
  • BioMapping by Christian Nold
  • Photosynthegraphy by Céline Guesdon
  • Holography by Paul Scattergood
  • Dance

  • Anthropod by Essexdance
  • Ghostcatching by Bill T. Jones et al.
  • Troika Ranch, New York
  • SWAP Project, Portugal
  • When I am Little Again (link to ACCAD, Ohio)
  • Design: Product Design

  • Osteon Chair by Assa Ashuach
  • Design: Textiles

    (See also Anthropology)

  • PROMETHEUS (link to the project website)
  • Virtual Clothing (link to the project website)
  • Education

    (See also Museum Applications; Art History: Painting; Palaeography and Paper Conservation)

  • The Canadian Inventions 3D Mural
  • BTEC Advanced Certificate in 3D Animation, UK
  • Learning from Online Worlds; Teaching in Second Life
  • Graphic Arts

  • Haptic printmaking: VHIP
  • Graphic Design: Advertising

    Palaeography and Paper Conservation

  • Turning the Pages
  • Digital Atheneum
  • The Jean Froissart Project
  • Museum Applications

  • Interactive exhibits at the Museum of Lesbos, Greece
  • El Pais (link to MUVA, Virtual Museum of Arts, Uruguay)
  • Music

  • 3D Music by Braunarts and the London Sinfonietta
  • Popular Culture: Computer Games

  • Star Wars, from 1982, on MobyGames
  • GoldenEye 007, 1997, on Wikipedia
  • Educational Models in the Quake Gaming Engine, 2001 (link to ACCAD, Ohio)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005, on Wikipedia
  • Religious Studies

  • 3D Bible Project (link to the project website)
  • Theatre Studies

    (See also Archaeology)

  • THEATRON (link to the project website)
  • Odeon, Troy (part of the TroyVR project)
  • Oxyrhynchus Theatre (part of Digital Egypt for Universities)
  • Body and Mask in Ancient Theatre Space (link to King's Visualisation Lab)
  • Theatre of Pompey, Rome
  • Boccacio Theatre Project (link to ACCAD, Ohio)
  • Palladio’s Theatro Olimpico (1)
  • Designing Shakespeare
  • Inigo Jones's Perspective Stage
  • The Theatres of Antwerp, 1610-1760
  • Unrealised Theatre Architecture from the 1920s and 1930s by Rachel Hann
  • Virtual Theatre (link to ACCAD, Ohio)

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