Item Number: 144610
Title: Visualizing Venice : Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City
Author: Giordano, Andrea (et al)
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Description: London-New York: Routledge, 2017. 24cm., hardcover, 200pp. illus.
Summary: Visualizing Venice engages with the variety of disciplines and analytical methods generated by technologies such as GIS mapping and historical cartography, databases, 3D images, video animations, prototyped models, and applications for mobile devices and the web. The essays demonstrate how the new methodologies generated by technology can change and inform the way historians think and work. Visualizing Venice provides both the theory and practice of new work in collaborative Digital Humanities; it is a model for how to interpret, represent, teach and promote knowledge of a city as space in time.
Contents: Research Methodology and Conceptual Structure (Calabi) ; Training and Teaching (Bruzelius) ; Architectural and Urban Change over Time: The Example of the Carità (Svalduz) ; Digital Technology and Exhibition Culture (Moure Cecchini and Di Stefano) ; Mapping Change and Motion in the Lagoon: the Island of San Secondo (Galeazzo) ; Buildings that Never Were: the Unbuilt Projects for Venice Hospital (Tolic) ; Digital Technologies and Architectural History. The Epistemology of a Lost Building: The Cathedral of San Pietro di Castello (Guidarelli) ; Creating a Digital Archive: The Jewish Communities of the Veneto (Massaro) ; Historical Research and GIS (Ferrighi) ; The Role and Application of Architectural and Urban Modeling (Giordano and Monteleone) ; Guidebooks and Mobile Applications: A New Mode of Communication (Szabo) ; Interactive Exhibitions: A New Way of Seeing (Olson) ; Digital Art History and Student Engagement (Lanzoni).
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