History of a Split between Islands and Dams, Circles and Lines

The Danube Dam: a Topography of Split Identity between the engineered and the spontaneous, the artificial and the natural, the present and the past, Socialism and Capitalism, West and East, Slovakia and Hungary


Introduction > read text

Spatial construction > see installation

Map of the Danube (1905-1908) > see map


How to build geometry from topological data > back


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Building geometry from topological data

1. Topographical diagram of a selected territory
(The diagram shows selected points on the map and their distance from current sea level.)

 

 

2. Compression of the different diagrams into one 3D object
(The selected diagrams were processed by the Agisoft photoscanning software. This software builds 3D geometry from image data. It recognizes them as photographs taken from the same focuspoint showing the same image, only with small differences.)

 

 


 

3. The glass replica
(Different variations on the presentation of the object.)