The digital projects designed by the Virtual Museums Class undergrads, were presented on December 4 at the Smith Warehouse. The projects focused on the virtual reconstructions of lost or underrepresented heritage, entailing the use of a number of different technologies and methods such as Augmented Reality, immersive Virtual Reality, 3D modeling, WebGIS, holistic visualization.
Ryan Bennert: Ashur to Nineveh: The progression of town-planning programs.
Madison Boyan & Jessica Roth: The Tower of Babylon: The reality behind the myth.
Nora Gerien-Chen: The Femminist Virtual Museum.
Lucas Giles: Lost Heritage in Naples: The church of Santa Chiara.
Allan Kiplagat: Mapping the damage: Tracking and screening lost artifacts in Syria and Iraq.
Jessica Lee & Emily Schmitz: Reconstructing Kathmandu Dharahara Tower and Kasthamandap Temple.
Hoang My Linh Luu: The Buddhas of Bamiyan: An historical and cultural narrative.
George Mellgard & Michael Rosamilia: Visualizing Khorsabad.
Alta Zhang: The lions of Venice: Reconstruction and deconstruction of an iconic symbol.