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The 20 th  Anniversary of the Venice Project Center Fabio Carrera WPI-IGSD June 12, 2008 Venice Project Center
VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP...
VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP...
Recognition 10/2003 8/1999 9/2002 8/2003 9/2003 9/2005
National Geographic Video Channel: National Geographic Video Series Title:  Out There  Program Title:  City under Siege Ai...
 
VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP...
Significant Contributions <ul><li>Bridge catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Dock catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Public art catalog </li>...
Significant Contributions <ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Bells, belltowers and sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Retail evolut...
VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP...
Lasting Achievements <ul><li>Insula jump-start (Canal book) </li></ul><ul><li>Geospatial Canal infrastructure </li></ul><u...
5 IQP Areas <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Socio-Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Maintenanc...
Environment
The VPC was the first to catalog all  sewer outlets discharging into the canals
Sewer Outlets
National Geographic Magazine (August 1999)
Wall Damage
 
The VPC identified a solution to Venice’s sewer problems by proposing the first  Vacuum Sewer System for Venice
Vacuum Sewers 1997 PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD
S.Elena Plan
The VPC was the first to scientifically study the  Hydrodynamics of the canals of Venice
Hydrodynamics Incoming Tides Outgoing Tides
Hydrodynamic Modeling
Other VPC Firsts <ul><li>First tree inventory </li></ul><ul><li>First garbage recycling program </li></ul><ul><li>First ma...
Art
The VPC is the world authority on  Venetian Public Art, Churches and Belltowers
Statues Roundels  (patere) Coats of Arms  (stemmi) Crosses Reliefs  (rilievi) Logos  (Simboli) Plaques Fragments Formelle
 
The WPI Public Art Catalogs <ul><li>5 Public Art Catalogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Erratic Sculpture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Socio-Economics
The VPC is the leading authority on Boat Traffic in Venice
Boat Traffic
Traffic Counting Methods
Traffic Information System
Automatic Traffic Recording
Ultrasound ATR
Traffic Graph
Traffic Model EU Mobilis
The VPC is a leader in the fight against Moto Ondoso (Wake Damage)
Moto Ondoso Index at Average Observed Velocity
Effects of Speed Limit Enforcement on Moto Ondoso Index 5 kmph
Turbulence Mapping
The VPC completely revolutionized the Delivery of Goods  in Venice
Dry  vs. Refrigerated Goods <ul><li>Example: S. Luca </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliveries: 96 boats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
From deliveries “ by Product”   to deliveries “by Destination”  2001 “PROJECT OF THE YEAR” AWARD
Demand for Deliveries at Destination
Logistics Warehouse
Deliveries by zone
Urban Maintenance
The VPC is the world authority on  the Canals of Venice
Major book on Canals 1999
The VPC developed the  Standard Referencing System for the Canals of Venice
Island Codes
Official Canal Names
Canal Codes
Segment Codes
The VPC jumpstarted  the resumption of canal dredging in Venice (after a 30 year pause)
Canal Dimensions and Bathymetries
Bathymetric Sections Bathymetric Soundings Bathymetric Campaigns
SmartInsula
The VPC made possible  the repair of all Venice Bridges ( after a 30 year pause)
Permanent Information
Dynamic Information
The VPC was the first to inventory all Venice Docks
Boat Docks 1321 Docks
 
Miscellaneous
Measuring Sea-Level Change Mareografi Indicatori Comune Marino  1860 - 1900 1727 - 1760 ?
Belltowers and the Sounds of Venice
Boat Drive-in Presentation-Summer 2005 Traditional Boats
On the verge… <ul><li>Vacuum sewers </li></ul><ul><li>Retail evolution </li></ul><ul><li>uScript </li></ul><ul><li>LOUIS <...
Talking points <ul><li>Alumni challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Events on campus and on s...
Fabio Carrera http://www.wpi.edu/~carrera [email_address]
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  1. 1. The 20 th Anniversary of the Venice Project Center Fabio Carrera WPI-IGSD June 12, 2008 Venice Project Center
  2. 2. VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous significant contributions </li></ul><ul><li>Many longlasting achievements </li></ul>diagram
  3. 3. VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous significant contributions </li></ul><ul><li>Many longlasting achievements </li></ul>diagram
  4. 4. Recognition 10/2003 8/1999 9/2002 8/2003 9/2003 9/2005
  5. 5. National Geographic Video Channel: National Geographic Video Series Title: Out There Program Title: City under Siege Aired around the world: 2002-today
  6. 7. VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous significant contributions </li></ul><ul><li>Many longlasting achievements </li></ul>diagram
  7. 8. Significant Contributions <ul><li>Bridge catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Dock catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Public art catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Church floor inventory </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic counts (city and lagoon) </li></ul><ul><li>Bathymetries </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrodynamic measurements </li></ul><ul><li>Day-tripping tourist counts </li></ul><ul><li>Archeological sites </li></ul><ul><li>Tree inventory </li></ul>
  8. 9. Significant Contributions <ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Bells, belltowers and sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Retail evolution </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Sea-level change </li></ul><ul><li>Ambulance dispatching </li></ul><ul><li>Sewer outlets </li></ul><ul><li>Churches and convents </li></ul><ul><li>Parking </li></ul>
  9. 10. VPC Story <ul><li>Founded by FC in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>450 students </li></ul><ul><li>124 IQPs </li></ul><ul><li>11 IQP Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous significant contributions </li></ul><ul><li>Many longlasting achievements </li></ul>diagram
  10. 11. Lasting Achievements <ul><li>Insula jump-start (Canal book) </li></ul><ul><li>Geospatial Canal infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Canal hydrodynamic behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Biological sewer treatment plant </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Cargo-reengineering plan </li></ul><ul><li>Tree inventory methods </li></ul><ul><li>Preservenice (Public art NGO) </li></ul>
  11. 12. 5 IQP Areas <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Socio-Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous </li></ul>
  12. 13. Environment
  13. 14. The VPC was the first to catalog all sewer outlets discharging into the canals
  14. 15. Sewer Outlets
  15. 16. National Geographic Magazine (August 1999)
  16. 17. Wall Damage
  17. 19. The VPC identified a solution to Venice’s sewer problems by proposing the first Vacuum Sewer System for Venice
  18. 20. Vacuum Sewers 1997 PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD
  19. 21. S.Elena Plan
  20. 22. The VPC was the first to scientifically study the Hydrodynamics of the canals of Venice
  21. 23. Hydrodynamics Incoming Tides Outgoing Tides
  22. 24. Hydrodynamic Modeling
  23. 25. Other VPC Firsts <ul><li>First tree inventory </li></ul><ul><li>First garbage recycling program </li></ul><ul><li>First map of lagoon biotopes </li></ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul>
  24. 26. Art
  25. 27. The VPC is the world authority on Venetian Public Art, Churches and Belltowers
  26. 28. Statues Roundels (patere) Coats of Arms (stemmi) Crosses Reliefs (rilievi) Logos (Simboli) Plaques Fragments Formelle
  27. 30. The WPI Public Art Catalogs <ul><li>5 Public Art Catalogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Erratic Sculpture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellheads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flagstaffs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lunette </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monuments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web-GIS </li></ul>
  28. 31. Socio-Economics
  29. 32. The VPC is the leading authority on Boat Traffic in Venice
  30. 33. Boat Traffic
  31. 34. Traffic Counting Methods
  32. 35. Traffic Information System
  33. 36. Automatic Traffic Recording
  34. 37. Ultrasound ATR
  35. 38. Traffic Graph
  36. 39. Traffic Model EU Mobilis
  37. 40. The VPC is a leader in the fight against Moto Ondoso (Wake Damage)
  38. 41. Moto Ondoso Index at Average Observed Velocity
  39. 42. Effects of Speed Limit Enforcement on Moto Ondoso Index 5 kmph
  40. 43. Turbulence Mapping
  41. 44. The VPC completely revolutionized the Delivery of Goods in Venice
  42. 45. Dry vs. Refrigerated Goods <ul><li>Example: S. Luca </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliveries: 96 boats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volume: 3 boats </li></ul></ul>Deliveries Plan-Demanded
  43. 46. From deliveries “ by Product” to deliveries “by Destination” 2001 “PROJECT OF THE YEAR” AWARD
  44. 47. Demand for Deliveries at Destination
  45. 48. Logistics Warehouse
  46. 49. Deliveries by zone
  47. 50. Urban Maintenance
  48. 51. The VPC is the world authority on the Canals of Venice
  49. 52. Major book on Canals 1999
  50. 53. The VPC developed the Standard Referencing System for the Canals of Venice
  51. 54. Island Codes
  52. 55. Official Canal Names
  53. 56. Canal Codes
  54. 57. Segment Codes
  55. 58. The VPC jumpstarted the resumption of canal dredging in Venice (after a 30 year pause)
  56. 59. Canal Dimensions and Bathymetries
  57. 60. Bathymetric Sections Bathymetric Soundings Bathymetric Campaigns
  58. 61. SmartInsula
  59. 62. The VPC made possible the repair of all Venice Bridges ( after a 30 year pause)
  60. 63. Permanent Information
  61. 64. Dynamic Information
  62. 65. The VPC was the first to inventory all Venice Docks
  63. 66. Boat Docks 1321 Docks
  64. 68. Miscellaneous
  65. 69. Measuring Sea-Level Change Mareografi Indicatori Comune Marino 1860 - 1900 1727 - 1760 ?
  66. 70. Belltowers and the Sounds of Venice
  67. 71. Boat Drive-in Presentation-Summer 2005 Traditional Boats
  68. 72. On the verge… <ul><li>Vacuum sewers </li></ul><ul><li>Retail evolution </li></ul><ul><li>uScript </li></ul><ul><li>LOUIS </li></ul><ul><li>City Knowledge in Venice </li></ul><ul><li>Anniversary celebrations </li></ul>
  69. 73. Talking points <ul><li>Alumni challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Events on campus and on site </li></ul><ul><li>Art highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Releases (Publications, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Anniversaries in general </li></ul>
  70. 74. Fabio Carrera http://www.wpi.edu/~carrera [email_address]
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