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An integrated information management system for consistent historic narratives and visualizations. Ghett/APP for the Venetian Ghetto

Paolo Borin


The process of building narratives for cultural heritage involves heterogeneous information from multi-disciplinary sources. Consequently, in order to manage the complex transformation from information to narrative, the authors of the exhibition Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516- 2016 built a parametric BIM environment. This study presents the design of an application for mobile devices, Ghett/APP, able to direct the exhibition’s contents to the real Venetian Ghetto. Without any development kit, the system uses the overlaying of spherical images to explore the city’s past.


App, Building Information Modeling, Ghetto, Visualizing Venice


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