Geomatics: New Technologies for an Innovative Planning Approach


  • Grazia Tucci
  • Valentina Bonora


Geomatics, New Technologies, Digital Heritage, Drones, Mobile Mapping


The paper discusses the technical and cultural evolution of the approach to environment, landscape and cultural heritage, providing a short review of the international charters, recommendations and conventions focused on those themes. It presents some innovative ways for collecting 3D metric documentation, such as digital photogrammetry from UAV systems and mobile mapping, since 3D models are widely used in cultural heritage to create accurate records of individual monuments and buildings as well as complete sites, and they are of great interest both for research and for dissemination purposes.

The topic of the re-use and promotion of digital cultural resources is proposed as a challenge for the near future.


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How to Cite

Tucci, G., & Bonora, V. (2014). Geomatics: New Technologies for an Innovative Planning Approach. ICONARCH International Congress of Architecture and Planning, (ICONARCH-2, Proceeding Book), 473–480. Retrieved from

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