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ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2019, 8(3), 121; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi8030121

Heritage Building Information Modeling (H-BIM) Applied to A Stone Bridge

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Department Architectural and Engineering Graphic Expression, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
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TargetPix, 18015 Granada, Spain
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Received: 31 December 2018 / Revised: 1 February 2019 / Accepted: 25 February 2019 / Published: 1 March 2019
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Abstract

Certain historical works of civil engineering should be preserved as heritage monuments and when possible should continue serving the function they were designed for. Old stone bridges could be sustainably maintained but their conservation requires accurate documentation. In this study, we have scanned Ízbor bridge (1860) in Spain, and to facilitate conservation, we have modeled the ancient bridge using BIM (building information modeling). We propose a method and a model for this kind of bridge to be used as a reference for similar heritage monuments. Ízbor bridge modeled in this way will be useful for government planning and conservation agencies. View Full-Text
Keywords: BIM; H-BIM; laser scanner; maintenance and conservation; Civil Engineering BIM; H-BIM; laser scanner; maintenance and conservation; Civil Engineering
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León-Robles, C.A.; Reinoso-Gordo, J.F.; González-Quiñones, J.J. Heritage Building Information Modeling (H-BIM) Applied to A Stone Bridge. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2019, 8, 121.

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