Earlier Reconstruction of Santa Maria Maggiore
Prior to the UCLA model, the recent reconstruction of the Basilica most commonly available to students and scholars was this line drawing published by the distinguished Early Christian art historian Richard Krautheimer, Rome. Profile of a City, 312-1308 (Princeton 1980) p. 48, fig. 41 (by Spencer Corbett, revised by L. Micchini). Republished by permission of Princeton University Press.
One of the goals of the UCLA project is to illustrate the advantages of realtime VR technology over earlier ways of reconstructing architectural space.
Date: February 8, 2000.