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Presentation: The visualisation of Uruk at CHNT

Between the 11th and 13th of November 2013 the Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (CHNT) is held for the 18th time. The conference takes place in Vienna (Austria) and this year it is dedicated to Urban Archaeology and Correct Documentation. They have this panel called “Visualizing Archaeological Spaces – 3D computer renderings of architectural […]

Published: Italian magazine ARCHEO (July 2013)

It is a bit in the past, but we just received our deposit copies of the July issue of the Italian magazine Archeo. This magazine is dedicated to archaeological stories and news. Massimo Vidale and Andreas M. Steiner wrote an article about the fascinating metropolis of Uruk and of course mentioned the Uruk exhibition in […]

And the winner is…

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you to write to us, if you want to win one of the newly published children books “Entdeckungsbuch Uruk”. We actually did draw a winner back then and are happy to announce now that Zenobia from the Netherlands has won the book! We already sent it to her […]

Round-up of 19 weeks Uruk exhibition in Berlin

Since the 25th of April until today, the 8th of September 2013, the Uruk exhibition “Uruk – 5.000 years of the megacity” was presented at the Pergamonmuseum in Berlin. The exhibition attracted over 400.000 visitors in 19 weeks. On busy days, around 6.000 visitors a day walked trough the halls of the Pergamonmuseum and learned […]

Published: Entdeckungsbuch: Uruk, Keilschrift, Gilgamesch

We are happy to announce, that we were able to publish some of our pictures in a new book for children. It introduces Uruk and the archaeology of Mesopotamia, Gilgamesh and Cuneiform Writing. You can learn about ancient law and with how many bricks the wall of Uruk was built. It is written in German […]

We got published in the “Antike Welt”

In this issue of the “Antike Welt” (3/2013) are a couple of pictures from our Uruk visualisations and we even made it onto the cover! Well, I know it is not People Magazine, but we are nonetheless very proud. You’ll see visualisations of the Ur III Period, the Late Uruk Period and the Seleucid Period. […]

Impressions of the Uruk exhibition

With the kind permission of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and the photographer Olaf M. Teßmer, we are able to present some impressions of the Uruk exhibition and the opening. If you did not see the exhibition already, take the time and go there! Hover over the pictures to get some captions. (© Staatliche Museen […]

New project online: The White Temple

After the exhibition “Uruk – 5000 years of the Megacity” has finally opened and is still running, we will – step by step – release some of the material that you can see in the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue. Today, we uploaded the project page of the White Temple. The inside view of the […]

Roundup of the first week of the Uruk exhibition

The first week of the exhibition was pretty eventful. First, the opening was a full success, many have come to get a first look at the exhibition. We were very happy that everything was ready and of course that our animations were running smoothly. We got a lot of congratulations for which we are very […]

Our animations are final!

It doesn’t look like much, but these are actually the results of five years of work. The five animations are finally done and ready to implement into the exhibition “Uruk – 5.000 years of the megacity“, which will be open to the public on the 25th of April 2013 in the Pergamonmuseum Berlin. Tomorrow, we […]

View the Stone-Cone building arise!

We updated the project page of the Stone-Cone building and added the final video. It shows the complete construction and reconstruction of the Stone-Cone building, from its complex foundation design to reflections about its inner installations. The video was made for a conference talk, so there is no sound, labels or explanations. Go and check it out!

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