The Lisbon Royal Opera House destroyed by the great earthquake of the 1st November 1755 – exteriors and interiors.
Modellation still in progress.
Centre for Art History and Artistic Research (CHAIA), University of Évora, Portugal.
Paper presented at the Seminar THE CITY AS A VIRTUAL MUSEUM RECONSTRUCTING THE PAST TO LIVE IN THE PRESENT, V-Must, Network of Excellence (7FP) – Spanish Society of Virtual Archaeology (SEAV), ISCTE – IUL – Escola de Sociologia e Politicas Publicas
21-22 February 2014
Recreating Lisbon before the 1755 earthquake using virtual worlds technology, a challenging and groundbreaking venture for scientific research and education.
- Helena Murteira
- Paulo Simões Rodrigues
Video of the current stage of the project “City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon” made at the request of the Ancient Art National Museum (Portugal) in the framework of the exhibition “The Prodigious Order. From the Patriarchal to the Royal Chapel of St. John Baptist”.
Project by CHAIA/University of Évora.
Scientific coordination: Alexandra Gago da Câmara, Helena Murteira and Paulo Simões Rodrigues. 3D modeling: Beta Technologies. Video production: Nuno Barrela. Music “Alessandro nell’Indie” by David Perez (1711-1778), recorded by Antena 2/RTP in 2005, which kindly allowed its use on the project.