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Application of Digitizing Methods to Urban Area with an Example-- Zong-Ye Historic District, Tainan City


  • Cheng Hsienhsin
  • Chen Chengche


This article attempts to apply digitizing methods to historic assets in old downtown by map overlaying analysis after map rectifying, and then taking textual method through surveying images. After proving and conform through research, townscape could be connected with real historic traces by reality digitizing approach, and it will make a reality aura of formerly district for visitors. In this way the abundant, definite and impressive content of district can be the valuable materials in region development, and the time and space of this district could continue the history and culture of the city. Consequently, this article aims to set up a feasibility proposal applied to it concretely. This article puts forward 1.the district analysis through historic map rectifying 2.the reality digital reconstruction of streets digital archives elements 3.the application on AR(Augmented Reality) in historic district, and brings forward an technological approach which could respond to the challenge of losing regional characteristics in redevelopment process with an example of Zong-Ye historic district in traditional Tainan City. Therefore, this proposal which places great emphasis on local history and culture is equipped with applying value for European cities based on plentiful culture in cultural industries and regional development issues.

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  • Cheng Hsienhsin & Chen Chengche, 2011. "Application of Digitizing Methods to Urban Area with an Example-- Zong-Ye Historic District, Tainan City," ERSA conference papers ersa11p1240, European Regional Science Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:wiw:wiwrsa:ersa11p1240

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