Category Archives: heritage

3D Systems completes first ever UNESCO restoration with roarsome 3D printed dragons

The Great Pagoda at Kew, on the outskirts of London in the UK, is now alive with seventy-two 3D printed dragons. In the original project for the Royal Botanic Gardens, 3D Systems has applied large-scale selective laser sintering (SLS) technology to help restore the 256 year-old building back to its former glory. Now, for the […]

Wikipedia goes 3D allowing users to upload .stls for digital reference

Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository of Wikipedia, has introduced a new tool allowing contributors to upload 3D models to the site. The 3D models, as with Wikipedia’s other media content i.e. photos, audio, vector and video files, will be embedded into the site’s existing articles, adding a new dimension to research done by the […]

Wikipedia goes 3D allowing users to upload .stls for digital reference

Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository of Wikipedia, has introduced a new tool allowing contributors to upload 3D models to the site. The 3D models, as with Wikipedia’s other media content i.e. photos, audio, vector and video files, will be embedded into the site’s existing articles, adding a new dimension to research done by the […]

3D scanning to map the invisible cities of Italy with ScanLAB Projects

A new TV series from the BBC features London based 3D scanning company, ScanLAB Projects. For ‘Italy’s Invisible Cities ScanLAB Projects have created stunning 3D …