Architecture and/is Geometry: from the architectural shape to the geometrical construction

Mariateresa Galizia & Cettina Santagati
The arrival of digital technologies to capture 3D data has projected the scholars of architecture into a completely unexpected dimension. Millions of points have overcome researchers and practitioners, culturally not ready to face with the digital revolution in the field of Survey. The acquired clouds of points document and at the same time represent the spatiality of real objects. However at first glance they reveal nothing about their shape and geometry, their architecture and materiality...