3D-Reconstruction of EINE ART HAUS rooms



is an ART projekt

von Esther Kusche & Marcus Krips

Körnerstraße 57, 50823 Köln-Ehrenfeld

"13 Wochen lang, vom 6. Mai bis 22. Juli 2017, präsentierten Künstler verschiedenster Genres in den alten Wohnräumen Ihre Arbeit. Sie arbeiteten begeistert in und mit dem Haus, den Räumen, dem Hof - inspirierten, befruchteten und motivierten sich gegenseitig und hinterließen Spuren. "

In order to preserve the ART of the EINE ART HAUS, David Devereux and I decided to support the project by generating 3D reconstructions of the different rooms before the artist had to leave the Körnerstrasse 57 since the house was scheduled for demolition.

Our structure-from-motion approach uses around 30-50 images taken within each room at different positions to reconstruct the 3d shape and texture of room walls and objects inside it along with the intrinsic and extrinsic camera parameters. The artist can use the resulting 3d models to produce replicas for customers using color 3d printers or reuse them for new art. Models can be imported into a game engine (e.g. UR4) and used as core assets. Equirectangular projection rendering of the scene using a fixed 3d view position in each room can be used to produce 360 degree footage.  Current work focuses on porting the assets to a game engine (UR4) to set-up a virtual vernissage.