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Certosa Virtual Museum


The project aims to restore, preserve and promote the extraordinary open-air museum created by the Bolognese over two centuries in the Carthusian monastery, founded in the first half of the fourteenth century and abolished by Napoleon. This is one of the oldest cemeteries in Europe, a monument of worldwide importance, a review of the history of the city, a unique place for sculpture and architecture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


Build a digital database with information about the Certosa and link it to the 3D models of different monuments pertaining to the cemetery.

Paper presented at: SIGGRAPH2004


Bologna City Council - Cultural Department


Since december 2000

Head of the project at Cineca 

Antonella Guidazzoli