3D Survey of a Neoclassical Building Using a Handheld Laser Scanner as Basis for the Development of a BIM-Ready Model

  • Dimitrios-Ioannis Psaltakis
  • Katerina Kalentzi
  • Athena-Panagiota Mariettaki
  • Antonios AntonopoulosEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 961)


This paper explores the application of two widely-used digital technologies, Digital documentation using laser scanning and Building Information Modelling (BIM), in the case of neoclassical buildings. Laserscanning with a handheld scanner was used for the 3D documentation of a neoclassical building in Athens, including exterior and internal spaces. The resulting point cloud dataset constitutes the primary survey record of the neoclassical building in its current state (as-existing). Finally, a BIM-ready model of the existing structure was proposed as an alternative method for the production of coordinated 2D drawings and facilitating requirements of subsequent development of the project.


Digital documentation Handheld laser scanner HBIM 3D model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios-Ioannis Psaltakis
    • 1
  • Katerina Kalentzi
    • 1
  • Athena-Panagiota Mariettaki
    • 2
  • Antonios Antonopoulos
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.LANDMARKAthensGreece
  2. 2.NTUA School of ArchitectureAthensGreece
  3. 3.ALL3DAthensGreece

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