Research projects

Multisource Spatial data integration
Started 2020
Funded by EU MSC LEaDingFellows Postdocs Programme

Multisource Spatial data integration for smart city applications

European network for Digital Building permission project
Started 2020

International collaboration project to address the digitization of planning permits.

IFC/CityGML/I3S
Started 2020
Funded by esri

Converting IFC to CityGML and I3S

3DUU
Started 2020
Funded by TU Delft

AI-lab on 3D Urban Understanding

HERILAND
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.

Architectural heritage information in 3D geospatial models
Started 2018

3D city models and HGeoBIM for heritage

iNous
Started 2018
Funded by Korean government

Building an eco-system for indoor spatial information

CityJSON
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

3D BAG
Started 2017
Funded by ERC

3D version of the BAG data set

CityMesh2LoD
Started 2017
Funded by CycloMedia

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

UMnD
Started 2016
Funded by ERC

Urban modelling in higher dimensions

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

Smart data integration for urban applications
(2018-2020)
Funded by AMS

3D Data interoperability for smart cities

EuroSDR GeoBIM
(2017-2020)
Funded by EuroSDR + 11 NMAs

Geo and BIM integration in Europe

GeoBIM benchmark
(2019-2020)
Funded by ISPRS + EuroSDR

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

GeoBIM Building Permit
(2019-2020)
Funded by Municipality of Rotterdam

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

3D4EM
(2015-2019)
Funded by STW

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

SIMs3D
(2015-2019)
Funded by STW

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

TUD+TU/e GeoBIM
(2017-2018)

Bridging the gap between Geo and BIM

3DSM
(2013-2018)
Funded by STW

Point cloud modelling with the 3D Medial Axis Transform

Spying the underground
(2016-2017)
Funded by 4TU lighthouse

AR Visualisation of underground pipes

Indoor Semantic Modeling to Support Path-Finding
(2010-2017)

Modelling of building semantics for navigation purpose

5D geo-modelling
(2011-2017)
Funded by STW

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

Simulation-ready 3D city models
(2016-2017)
Funded by AMS

Automatic reconstruction of simulation-ready 3D city models

Big Data Analytics in the Geospatial Domain
(2015-2016)

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

Hidden Amsterdam
(2016)
Funded by AMS

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

Navigation for first responders
(2010-2015)

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