DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR INCLUSIVE CULTURAL HERITAGE: THE CASE STUDY OF SERRALUNGA D’ALBA CASTLE
Keywords: Digital Cultural Heritage, Digital Humanities, HBIM, VR, Virtual Tour
Abstract. Natural sites, monuments and historical artefacts are Cultural Heritage that must be properly managed to ensure their safeguard. Institutions and corporate body devoted to the Cultural Heritage management have the essential task of supervising them paying particular attention to their conservation, dissemination and fruition. In this regards, digital technologies through ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and New Media represent useful tools which have to be used in suitable way. In this context, this contribution shares the methodology adopted for the case study of Serralunga d’Alba castle. In particular, the research project shows the process used for getting the digital model of the castle through HBIM (Historic Building Information Modeling) methodology and the development of a VR (Virtual Reality) model tour. The final project obtained is the result of a methodological approach that aimed to optimize time, costs and efforts.