Research projects

Started 2022
Funded by Horizon Europe

Change Toolkit For Digital Building Permit

Started 2022
Funded by Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

Smart City Innovations and Experiments using New Climate and Energy Simulations

Started 2021
Funded by TU Delft

Data-driven framework for healthy ventilation for indoor spaces

European network for Digital Building permission project
Started 2020

International collaboration project to address the digitization of planning permits.

Started 2020
Funded by TU Delft

AI-lab on 3D Urban Understanding

Started 2019
Funded by EU MSC

GIS for Heritage zoning and population dynamics

Semantic 3D urban mesh benchmark
Started 2019
Funded by EuroSDR

Build benchmark data sets for semantic 3D urban meshes and an annotation platform.

Started 2019
Funded by TU Delft

Exploring the impact of level of detail and semantic 3D city models in Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulations

Started 2017

JSON-based implementation of CityGML, easy-to-use and compact

Noise 3D
Started 2017
Funded by RWS

Automated reconstruction of 3D input data for noise studies

Started 2017
Funded by CycloMedia

Automatic generation of semantic 3D city models from 3D textured meshes

Started 2017
Funded by ERC

Detailed 3D Building models Automatically Generated for very large areas

3D Nederland
Started 2015
Funded by Kadaster

Automatic reconstruction of the whole of the Netherlands: LOD1 buildings + terrain

Quality control of 3D city models
Started 2013

Validation and quality control of 3D city models

3D Cadastres
Started 2001

Working group to establish an operational framework for 3D Cadastres

Completed reseach projects

Funded by ERC

Urban modelling in higher dimensions

Architectural heritage information in 3D geospatial models

3D city models and HGeoBIM for heritage

Multisource Spatial data integration
Funded by EU MSC LEaDingFellows Postdocs Programme

Multisource Spatial data integration for smart city applications

Funded by esri

Converting IFC to CityGML and I3S

Funded by Korean government

Building an eco-system for indoor spatial information

Smart data integration for urban applications
Funded by AMS

3D Data interoperability for smart cities

Funded by EuroSDR + 11 NMAs

Geo and BIM integration in Europe

GeoBIM benchmark
Funded by ISPRS + EuroSDR

Reference study on software support for open standards of city and building models

GeoBIM Building Permit
Funded by Municipality of Rotterdam

Investigating the Automation of the Building Permission Issuing process through 3D GeoBIM information

Funded by STW

Design and implementation of an SDI for integrated environmental modelling in 3D

Funded by STW

Smart 3D indoor models to support crisis management in large public buildings.


Bridging the gap between Geo and BIM

Funded by STW

Point cloud modelling with the 3D Medial Axis Transform

Spying the underground
Funded by 4TU lighthouse

AR Visualisation of underground pipes

Indoor Semantic Modeling to Support Path-Finding

Modelling of building semantics for navigation purpose

5D geo-modelling
Funded by STW

We integrate 3D geographic data with time and scale as extra dimensions

Simulation-ready 3D city models
Funded by AMS

Automatic reconstruction of simulation-ready 3D city models

Big Data Analytics in the Geospatial Domain

Project to develop voxel, point cloud data types, and spatial features of the MonetDB relational database

Hidden Amsterdam
Funded by AMS

We help find 'hidden parts' of Amsterdam with 3D city models

Navigation for first responders

Path planning for first responders among the moving obstacles caused by different types of disasters