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Our paper ‘Automatic Reconstruction of Parametric Building Models from Indoor Point Clouds’ which describes the efficient generation of IFC access copies from unstructured point clouds was accepted for presentation at the 14th International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD/Graphics 2015) in Xi’an, China. As an outstanding contribution the …

Results of the 2nd Review of the project

Excellent progress (the project has fully achieved its objectives and technical goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations). The official review report from the European Commission states that: “The project has achieved its main scientific and technological objectives. Most of the Deliverables are of excellent quality, mainly those related …

DURAARK and Digital Reconstruction

Last week, DURAARK coordinator Stefan Dietze participated in two workshops organised by the Herder Institute in Marburg, Germany. A workshop on 17 March, attended by roughly 60 experts from architecture, historical sciences and computer sciences, was dedicated to the use of semantic web and linked data in the context of …


DURAARK@5th Conference “Digitale Bibliothek”

On february 24th 2015 Martin Hecher from Fraunhofer Austria was presenting DURAARK on the conference “Digitale Bibliothek” (Digital Library) in Graz. The conference was dedicated to the motto “Unser digitales Gedächtnis” (Our Digital Memory). The conference was organized by the “Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Graz” and  “Europeana Local Austria”. More information about …



On sunday 1st of mach 2015 DURAARK was part of the austrian science broadcasting “matrix – computer & neue medien” on OE1. “Die Angst vor dem digitalen Verlust – Langzeitarchivierung” (The fear of digital loss – long term preservation) was one of the two main topics.  Eva Eggeling from Fraunhofer …


LDP Day in Stockholm

Hamid Rofoogaran presented the DURAARK project  to employees of the Swedish National Archives and the National Library of Sweden during a LDP Day in Stockholm, February 6th, 2015.


DURAARK branding itself on Our Digital Memory!

DURAARK will present the ongoing research on  long term archival of architectural data at the conference “Digitale Bibliothek” (Digital Library) in Graz, Austria on the Februar 23rd, 2015. The upcoming conference is dedicated to the motto “Unser digitales Gedächtnis” (Our Digital Memory). With lectures, workshops, a poster and commercial exhibition, the conference is an …

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