Research projects

GeoBIM benchmark
Started 2019
Funded by ISPRS

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

Smart data integration for urban applications
Started 2018
Funded by AMS

3D Data interoperability for smart cities

Started 2018
Funded by Korean gov

Building an Eco-System for Indoor Spatial Information

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 EuroSDR + 11 NMAs

Geo and BIM integration in Europe

Started 2017
Funded by ERC

3D version of the BAG data set

Started 2016
Funded by ERC

Urban modelling in higher dimensions

Started 2015
Funded by STW

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

Started 2015
Funded by STW

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

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


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