Palatium : Court Residences as places of exchange in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe 1400 - 1700

Munich workshop “Virtual Palaces, Part II”

Workshops and Colloquia 13/04/2012 → 15/04/2012

Virtual Palaces, Part II.  Lost Palaces and their Afterlife. Virtual Reconstruction between Science and Media



8.30 -  9.40   Opening and introduction

  • Stephan HOPPE (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich) & Stefan BREITLING (Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg): Introduction to the workshop
  • Introduction to the location of the workshop: the LMU main building, its history and its appearance in public media

9.40 - 12.00   Session I.  Typology and Use of Virtual Models of Residential Architecture

  • Keynote: Hubertus GÜNTHER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich): Research and Teaching by means of Computer Visualization
  • Sander MÜNSTER & Thomas KÖHLER (Dresden University of Technology): 3D modeling as tool for the reconstruction and visualization of “lost” buildings in humanities. A literature-based survey of recent projects
  • Michael RYKL (Czech Technical University in Prague): Überblick über die Rolle virtueller Rekonstruktionen in der Bauforschung und Baugeschichte in Tschechien

14.30 - 17.30   Session II.  Sharpness and Uncertainty in the Virtual Model

  • Dominik LENGYEL & Catherine TOULOUSE (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus): The exploration and the definition of methods and conventions in the visualisation of uncertainty illustrated with the ancient city of Pergamon
  • Thomas CHANDLER (Monash University, Melbourne): Virtual Visions and Moving Models: Testing Digital Reconstructions of the Royal Palace at Angkor Thom, Cambodia
  • Leonhard HELTEN (University Halle-Wittenberg), Anke NEUGEBAUER (Stiftung Leucorea Wittenberg) & Johanna REETZ (State Office for Preservation of Monuments and Archaeology Saxony-Anhalt, Halle): Chronotopos Wittenberg. Reviewing Town, Church and Palace
  • Marc GRELLERT (Technical University Darmstadt) & Franziska HAAS (Technical University Dresden): Between science and illusion. Filling gaps in “complete” virtual models

17.30 - 18.00   Short Presentations by Junior Researchers

  • Marco Antonio RICCI (University of Vienna): Al-Khawarnaq: Topos and Reconstruction of a Lost Early Islamic Palace
  • Ana Catarina GONÇALVES LOPES (Escola de Arquitectura da Universidade do Minho/Centro de História de Além-Mar): Virtually rebuilding the Palace of Vila Viçosa: from nowadays until the time of D. Teodósio I (the first half of 16th century)


9.30 - 12.00   Session III.  Digital Modelling as a Tool for Research

  • Sven HAVEMANN (Graz University of Technology) & Olaf WAGENER (Heidelberg University): Castles and their Landscape – A case study towards parametric historic reconstruction
  • Laura FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ (Universiy of Edinburgh): Re-creating Ephemeral Architecture: the Lisbon festival of 1581
  • Sabine FROMMEL (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris) & Giancarlo DE LEO (Rome): The projets of Pierre Lescot for the reconstruction of the western aisle of the Louvre
  • Piet LOMBAERDE (University College Antwerp) & Marc MUYLLE (Artesis Hogeschool, Antwerp): Visualizations of Rubens’s Palazzos in the Antwerp ‘Nieuwstadt’

14.00 - 15.00   Session III (continued)

  • Gergely BUZÁS (King Matthias Museum, Visegrád) & József LASZLOVSZKY (Central European University, Budapest): The virtual reconstruction of the medieval royal palace at Visegrád (Hungary) as a case study
  • Dirk WELICH (Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen, Dresden) & Peter Heinrich JAHN (Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen, Dresden & IKKM Weimar): Back to the Future – The visualization of planning and architectural aspects of the Dresden Zwinger or learning curve "reconstruction"

16.00 - 17.00   Session IV.  Virtual Identities

  • Gago DA CÂMARA, Helena MURTEIRA & Paulo SIMÕES RODRIGUES (University of Évora): City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon
  • José Luis SANCHO (Patrimonio Nacional, Madrid): Virtual models of the Spanish Habsburg royal palaces: dealing with Patrimonio Nacional research and public

17.00 - 18.00   Conclusion


Attending the workshop is free, but for practical reasons registration is required. Please register by submitting this Registration form.

Munich workshop “Virtual Palaces, Part II”