Are you interested in the unusual and complex jobs in digital cultural heritage? So are we, so each month we are going to take a deep-dive into the work of professionals in the sector. This month we speak with newly elected Members Councillor Henk Alkemade on the importance of immersive cultural heritage and the challenge of showing its value outside of the financial.
As the technological capabilities to digitise cultural objects in 3D increases, so too does the value of these data sources for architects, designers, and video game creators. The real challenge lies in making 3D cultural heritage easily accessible and reusable for those audiences. That is precisely the challenge that the V4Design project is taking on.
Ghent World Fair 1913. This digital collection contains Ghent University Library’s source material with regard to the World Fair of 1913: pictures, posters, maps, medallions, post cards, brochures and many more ephemera.
More than 500 drawings, sketches, scribblings (b/w and colour, various techniques) of landscapes, with a focus on the UK but also other countries. Other items like architectural drawings are included too.