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MA in Built Environment Studies

This project is prototype multimedia material for a course module "Conservation: reseaching a building history", part of a proposed MA in Built Environment Studies.

Click for 640x480 screen grab (64k) Sets of floor plans showing the various stages of reconstruction of Pell Wall Hall.
Large collection of still photographs of important details.

Taken with a 75-300mm zoom lens on a Canon EOS 5 camera, scanned onto Photo CD.

Click for 640x480 screen grab (82k)
Click for 640x480 screen grab (42k) Multi-node movie of the Sir John Soane Museum in London.

Photos taken with an Apple QuickTake 150 digital camera on a Kaidan bracket.

Collection of single node movies of Pelwall House (aka Pell Wall Hall) near Market Drayton in Shropshire. The columns in the drawing indicate the position of nodes and allow direct navigation; the capital indicates which node is currently displayed. Click for 640x480 screen grab (50k)
Click for QTVR panorama movie (476k)
Here's an example node, taken in the centre of the building. Many of the significant architectural features visible here (the columns and staircase) were added by the Victorians and later visits to the site, as its restored, will give us movies as these features are removed.

Photos taken using a Sigma 14mm lens, Canon EOS 5 camera and Kaidan bracket.

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