Permanent exhibit of the new Roman section of the Archaeological Museum of Mantua

Permanent exhibit of the new Roman section of the Archaeological Museum of Mantua Scientific Directors: Massimo Ferrari, Claudia Tinazzi Collaborator: Annalucia D’Erchia, Pedro Escoriza Torralbo Partners: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Mantova Contacts: massimo.ferrari@polimi.it, claudia.tinazzi@polimi.it Project year: 2018 The exhibition design for the new Roman section is aimed at displaying artifacts found in Mantua at the bishop’s…
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The new technology hub project of ARNEG Italia spa

The new technology hub project of ARNEG Italia spa Scientific Directors: Barbara Bogoni Collaborator: Francesco Cancelliere,  Matteo Colla Contacts: barbara.bogoni@polimi.it Project year: 2019-2023 Renovation of a pre-existing rural building and setting up of new technical offices in open-space and compartmentalized spaces, laboratories for research and experimentation of new products and meeting rooms; design of a…
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Scan-to-BIM: the survey of the Basilica of San Michele Maggiore in Pavia

Scan-to-BIM: the survey of the Basilica of San Michele Maggiore in Pavia Scientific Directors: Luigi Fregonese, Nora Lombardini Collaborator: Andrea Adami, Jacopo Mario Helder, Barbara Fazion, Laura Taffurelli, Daniele Treccani Partners: Associazione “Il Bel San Michele” O.d.V. Contacts: luigi.fregonese@polimi.it, nora.lombardini@polimi.it Project year: 2021-2022 SCAN-to-BIM is the process of creating an HBIM model of an existing…
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Documentation, analysis, conservation and structural improvement design for the “Locarolo” bridge

Documentation, analysis, conservation and structural improvement design for the “Locarolo” bridge Scientific Directors: Massimiliano Bocciarelli, Luigi Fregonese, Christian Campanella, Carlo Togliani Collaborator: Laura Taffurelli, Jacopo Helder, Ginevra Rossi Partners: Consorzio di bonifica DUNAS, Comune di Bozzolo (MN) Contacts: unescolab-mantova@polimi.it Project year: 2021-2022 The historic iron bridge of “Locarolo” 81912-13), in the municipality of Bozzolo, is located…
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For a Zero Horizon Atlas of the Landscapes. Lost and rediscovered ecotones

For a Zero Horizon Atlas of the Landscapes Lost and rediscovered ecotones Scientific Directors: Marco Borsotti, Christian Campanella, Luigi Fregonese, Luigi Spinelli Collaborator: Elia de Paoli, Giulia Zavaglio, Beatrice Ziviani Contacts: marco.borsotti@polimi.it, christian.campanella@polimi.it, luigi.fregonese@polimi.it Project year: 2022 The project explores the eco-cultural and tourism potential offered by the navigability of the Po, Italy’s main river,…
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Drone photogrammetric survey of Sabbioneta

Drone photogrammetric survey of Sabbioneta Scientific Directors: Luigi Fregonese, Andrea Adami Collaborator: Donatello Donnoli, Jacopo Helder, Olga Rosignoli, Laura Taffurelli, Daniele Treccani Partners: Comune di Sabbioneta Contacts: luigi.fregonese@polimi.it, andrea.adami@polimi.it, daniele.treccani@polimi.it Project year: 2022 The study of cities and their management is nowadays approached through the use of the digital twin, which is a digital representation of the territory, accompanied…
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Sidewalk Inventory in Sabbioneta

Daniele Treccani, a PhD of Department ABC at Politecnico di Milano, and collaborator of He.Su.Tech. group, is studying in his research the management of physical accessibility in historical sites, in particular he is focusing on the AI methods for the automatic retrieval of useful attributes of sidewalks, basing on a point cloud. The title of his research is “Point Cloud Processing for the accessibility management in historic urban environments. The case of Unesco site of Sabbioneta.” and…

3D digitization of Sabbioneta

He.Su.Tech. group members had the opportunity of testing on field a state-of-the-art survey instruments, the mobile mapping system Leica Pegasus:Two. The object of the survey was the historic city and UNESCO site of Sabbioneta. Leica Geosystem Italia kindly provided the instruments to support the researches of Hesutech. In specific, the purpose of the research connected to this survey was the exploitation of AI for the processing of the survey data and for the automatic computation of meaningful urban physical accessibility information of the historic urban environment.

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Flying over the Basilica of S.Andrea in Mantova. Roof photogrammetric survey

The UAS flight (drone) over the roofs of the Basilica of Sant’Andrea in Mantua for the survey of the bell tower and roofs, becomes a fascinating journey to discover inaccessible parts of the Alberti’s monument. The pilots of MantovaLab, Politecnico di Milano, qualified to fly in critical areas…

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BIM4CH. Building Information Modelling for the planned conservation of Cultural Heritage: a question about Geomatics too

The research project has tried to verify the integrability of the advanced survey systems of architecture (Geomatics), with those of management and organization of the architectural project of BIM

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The Future of History. Mantua UNESCO Chair’s Researches

The exhibition The Future of History. Mantua UNESCO Chair’s researches, curated by the Mantua Campus of the Politecnico di Milano, has focused attention on the heritage to be rediscovered, known and enhanced through design in its various scales. The theme was the project and its representation.

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The “Scala Santa” of the Palazzo Ducale in Mantua. Different 3D survey approaches for documentation and study

The seventeenth-century reproduction of the Scala Santa in Rome in the Ducal Palace of Mantua was the subject of an in-depth study and a 3D survey with different laser scanner technologies in 2007.

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Galleria Chiaramonti, Musei Vaticani, Roma. A laser scanner survey for the analysis of the structural deformations of the Gallery’s main facades

The upper Belvedere of the Chiaramonti Gallery was the object of surveys functional to the study and structural consolidation project. The deformation and cracking present in the horizontal structures and in the elevations was documented through a laser scanner survey.

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Santa Maria’s Convent in Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN). HBIM for conservation and redevelopment

A 3D fully geodatabase is the starting point for the generating the HBIM of the ancient convent of Santa Maria in Castiglione delle Stiviere. All the further elaborations, drafted for representating the state of conservation of the building, are…

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Andrea Palladio Unesco Heritage: Villa Forni Cerato in Montecchio Precalcino (VI)

The Villa is one of the few examples of Palladio’s intervention on a pre-existing building, it has been in a state of abandonment for many years. The Hesutech group has surveyed the entire building by integrating the different techniques of photogrammetric acquisition, from the ground and SAPR (drone), and laser scanning, with the support and control of a topographic framing network.

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The fortified walls of the city of Sabbioneta, Unesco Heritage project

The survey of the entire external perimeter of the historical fortifications around the ideal city of Sabbioneta participate in the project: “Comune di Sabbioneta, Progetto di valorizzazione dell’ambito urbano delle Mura di Sabbioneta (MN), 2008-09”.

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The ancient wooden ceilings of the Palazzo Ducale in Sabbioneta. The survey for restoration

The documentation of the significant degradation of the four prestigious sixteenth-century wooden ceilings of the Ducal Palace in Sabbioneta was carried out, by Hesutech group, with a classic photogrammetric survey and topographic network support.

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Santa Maria della Salute in Venice.The survey of the marble floor for restoration

The instrumental survey of the polychrome marble floor of the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute (presbytery and high altar, choir and minor sacristy), was commissioned by the Patriarchal Seminary of Venice to support the conservative restoration works (…)

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HBIM for Cultural Heritage. Tools for design, modeling and management

10 recently graduated students, who had not entered the workforce yet (NEET), have been selected to attend this advanced training programme, aimed at creating new professional for the Cultural Heritage field thanks to HBIM tools and methods. The core experience was…

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Acre, the door into mare nostrum. Survey and musealization

This research project has sought to establish a close and fruitful network of international relations, between the Politecnico di Milano, Mantua Campus, and the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Israel. The theme was the integration between 3D survey and musealization of archaeological heritage, in order to transform traces of the past into an integral part of the contemporary city.

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Reveal the Unknown. Triennale di Milano 2019

Within the exhibition “Broken Nature: design takes on human survival”, Italian Pavilion, the Hesutech group contributed with a panel on the topic of detection with high resolution systems and APR aircraft systems. The mosaic surfaces inside St Mark’s Basilica in Venice (…)

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The bust of Francesco II Gonzaga: from digital documentation to 3D printing

Geomatics technics and methods are able to provide a great contribution to the Cultural Heritage (CH) processes, being adaptable to different purposes: management, diagnosis, restoration, protection, study and research, communication, formation, and fruition of the CH. The 3D model of the terracotta Reinassance bust of Francesco II Gonzaga, in the City Museum of Mantua, was obtained from (…)

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Post-earthquake survey for the restoration and structural consolidation of the bell tower of Santa Barbara in the Ducal Palace of Mantua

The strong tremors of the earthquake in Emilia and Lombardy in 2012 caused the collapse of the dome of the bell tower of the palatine basilica of Santa Barbara. The structure, designed by architect Bertani in the sixteenth century and an important architectural element of the skyline of the city of Mantua, was surveyed by the Hesutech group after the securing works. With photogrammetric technologies using SAPR (drone) and laser scanning…

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The churches of the Diocese of Mantua damaged by the 2012 earthquake

The 2012 post-earthquake documentation of 23 churches belonging to the Diocese of Mantua was carried out by the Hesutech group with a diversified approach that depended on both their state of disruption and hazard, and the necessities and documentation required by entities and professionals interested in intervening on the assets. (…)

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The “Gonzaga gardens” project. The survey for the recovery of the gardens of Palazzo Te in Mantua and Palazzo Giardino in Sabbioneta

The detailed survey of the Gonzaga gardens and the architecture that characterizes them, are part of an important research project, curated and coordinated by the Mantua and Sabbioneta World Heritage Office, and funded by MIBACT.

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The Teatro di Sabbioneta. The building as a document

The Teatro di Sabbioneta, a project commissioned by Duke Vespasiano Gonzaga to the famous architect Vincenzo Scamozzi, is a valuable example of the late Italian Renaissance. The research, carried out in conjunction with historians and surveyors, has shown how an accurate survey, 3D and photogrammetric, of a complex architecture, can support historical analysis and reconstructive theses.

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Basilica of S.Andrea in Mantova. The survey of the main facade for the restoration and seismic adaptation

The monumental facade of the Basilica of S.Andrea in Mantua by Leon Battista Alberti has undergone restoration work, structural investigation and seismic adjustment, which took place in various phases from 2005 to 2015. The Hesutech group has produced a 3D geodatabase, which over the years incorporated multisensor data (…) in collaboration with the Regional Secretariat for Lombardy, MIBACT and the Diocese of Mantua.

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Structural monitoring of the Basilica of S. Andrea in Mantua. Innovative methodologies for planned conservation

The monitoring of the cracks state evolution and the precision levelling are the diagnostic techniques of buildings for the control of dynamic shifts and movements of structures.
The structural monitoring of the Basilica of S. Andrea in Mantua has been realized with…

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San Marco 3D. Bim for Cultural Heritage

San Marco 3D is a great project that aims to document the entire Basilica, through a digital model, rich in information and useful to the managing institution of the property. The Basilica of San Marco in Venice is a unique case in the field of Cultural Heritage, as it is a building site always active for its maintenance and preservation (…)

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Survey and structural monitoring for a vulnerability study and intervention project. The Salone dell’ Armeria of the Palazzo del Capitano in Mantua

The first survey (…) was carried out for the accurate and detailed documentation of the geometries, surfaces and the cracking state of the “spaces” of the hall. The wooden coffered ceilings, their intrados and the extrados, were also entirely surveyed for consolidation and conservative restoration. Later on (2011), the research group conducted a study on the structural behaviour of the entire building, which was subject to significant static disruption. (…)

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National Archaeological Museum of Mantua 3D survey of stone artefacts for cataloguing

The Polo Museale della Lombardia in the period 2017 / 2018 has provided for the digitization and enhancement of stone finds from monuments at newsstands of the Augustan era, kept at the Archaeological Museum of Mantua

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Ducal Palace in Mantua. Cortile della Cavallerizza and Appartamento Grande in Corte Nuova

The complex of rooms that make up the so-called Appartamento Grande in Corte Nuova, with the Trojan Hall and the Galleria dei Mesi, as well as the Palazzina della Rustica and the Cortile della Cavallerizza, are the spaces of the Gonzaga palace where the artist and architect Giulio Romano worked in the sixteenth century

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Cathedral of San Pietro in Mantua. HBIM for programmed conservation

A HBIM model, aimed at the management of an architectural complex articulated in a perspective of programmed conservation, has been realized for the Cathedral of San Pietro in Mantua.

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Naples subway: the survey of archaeology in the urban and infrastructural context

The project documents the progress of the archaeological excavations in the context of the works for the construction of the MetroNaples, Duomo Station and Municipal Station, under the scientific direction of the Superintendence for the Archaeological Heritage of Naples and Pompei. The methods of terrestrial laser scanner survey and photogrammetric acquisition, from SAPR (UAV) or from the ground in various ways, are used for…