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Multimodal Technologies Interact. 2018, 2(2), 21; https://doi.org/10.3390/mti2020021

A Review of Heritage Building Information Modeling (H-BIM)

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DISA, University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
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Cartif foundation, Parque tecnológico de Boecillo, 47151 Valladolid, Sapin
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ITAP, University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
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Received: 28 March 2018 / Revised: 29 April 2018 / Accepted: 3 May 2018 / Published: 5 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Digital Cultural Heritage)
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Many projects concerning the protection, conservation, restoration, and dissemination of cultural heritage are being carried out around the world due to its growing interest as a driving force of socio-economic development. The existence of reliable, digital three-dimensional (3D) models that allow for the planning and management of these projects in a remote and decentralized way is currently a growing necessity. There are many software tools to perform the modeling and complete three-dimensional documentation of the intervened monuments. However, the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector has adopted the Building Information Modeling (BIM) standard over the last few decades due to the progress that has been made in its qualities and capabilities. The complex modeling of cultural heritage through commercial BIM software leads to the consideration of the concept of Heritage BIM (H-BIM), which pursues the modeling of architectural elements, according to artistic, historical, and constructive typologies. In addition, H-BIM is considered to be an emerging technology that enables us to understand, document, advertize, and virtually reconstruct the built heritage. This article is a review of the existing literature on H-BIM and its effective implementation in the cultural heritage sector, exploring the effectiveness and the usefulness of the different methodologies that were developed to model families of elements of interest. View Full-Text
Keywords: cultural heritage documentation; BIM; H-BIM; H-BIM literature review; as-is model H-BIM; 3D heritage modeling; point clouds; Laser scanner cultural heritage documentation; BIM; H-BIM; H-BIM literature review; as-is model H-BIM; 3D heritage modeling; point clouds; Laser scanner
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López, F.J.; Lerones, P.M.; Llamas, J.; Gómez-García-Bermejo, J.; Zalama, E. A Review of Heritage Building Information Modeling (H-BIM). Multimodal Technologies Interact. 2018, 2, 21.

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