Aim

The aim of the project “digital Forum Romanum” is to produce a new critical, scholarly 3D-reconsruction of the ancient Forum Romanum. The model will be freely accessible on the web and is supposed to serve as an open platform, where future...

Team

Teachers and students of the Winckelmann-Institut of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin are working on the project “digital Forum Romanum” in cooperation with the cluster of excellence TOPOI and the department for architecture of the German...

Partnerships and Funding

The research and teaching project “digital Forum Romanum” at the Winckelmann-Institut of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has profited from numerous partnerships as well as from various kinds of financial and academic support. We thank the...

From the Evidence to the Model

It is long journey from the sparse ruins, which form the remains of the structures that once stood on the Forum Romanum, to the finished model – especially if the model, as is the case here, has critical, scholarly aspirations. Which steps this...

Working with Digital Reconstructions

The visualization of ancient buildings and monuments has always been one of the central concerns within Classical Archaeology. Our discipline strives to foster a visual understanding of the material remains that goes beyond mere description or...

Technical Aspects

The technical implementation of the reconstruction of the Forum Romanum is heavily based on student projects that were developed in the seminar “Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of the Forum Romanum” held at the Humboldt-Universität zu...

Press

Press releases and press coverage of the “digital Forum Romanum” are listed on this page. At the same time, we wish to inform our visitors about the publication of images from our 3D model here. This page is constantly...

Updates

All news related to the work on the “digital Forum Romanum” can be found on this page: For example, if new eras or buildings are unlocked, if new publications are made available, or if new images of the model, films or animations are uploaded....

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