Credits and Acknowledgements
Notes on the Principal Contributors
James Tice, principal investigator,
is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University
of Oregon and a Research Fellow at Studium Urbis. As a teacher,
scholar and architect, he has devoted 30 years to the study
of Italian architecture and urbanism. He has lived in Rome
for three years, one of which was spent studying at the American
Academy, and has taught a variety of courses specifically
focusing on the architecture and urbanism of Rome. He has
served as Director for the Department of Architecture's Rome
Summer Program where he has also participated as a visiting
faculty on several occasions. The author has established his
expertise on Giambattista Nolli through his writings and international
conference presentations. He has co-authored two books on
architecture the latter devoted to computer generated visualization
techniques for teaching.
Erik Steiner hold the title
of Dynamic Cartography Researcher at the InfoGraphics Lab
in the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon.
His design and research work has won multiple national and
international awards. Specializing in interactive cartography,
he has given several workshops and taught courses on the topic,
as well as publishing the Atlas of Oregon CD-ROM
in 2002 and Oregon Geographic Names CD-ROM in 2003.
His research interests are in cognitive science, particularly
related to the theory behind and usability of geovisualization
Dr. Allan Ceen is Professor
of Urban Studies at Pennsylvania State University, sede di
Roma and is the Director of Studium Urbis. He has written
extensively on the subject of Giambattista Nolli and is recognized
as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject.
Mark Brenneman is a Graduate
Student in Architecture with 15 years experience in computer
graphics and applications.
Virginia Cartwright, for
design consultation and encouragement
Ben Humphrey, InfoGraphics Lab, for his role
in building core database and web functionality
Steven Lamb, for assistance in designing
an online data management tool
Eric Sproles, InfoGraphics Lab, for his help
in designing and implementing the geodatabase data model and
contributions to the web design
We would like to acknowledge the
following for their generous support:
North West Academic Computing Consortium (NWACC)
The Board of Visitors at the School of Architecture and Allied
The Office of the President at the University of Oregon under
of the Instructional Technology Initiative
who generously provided a high-resolution satellite image
for use in data compilation, registration, and display.
We would also like to thank:
John Reynolds, Professor Emeritus for the generous use of
his original Nolli map print.
The InfoGraphics Lab in the Department of
Geography and especially Jim Meacham, the Director of the
InfoGraphics Lab for expert advice, consultations and encouragement.
The Department of Architecture and the Office
of the Dean at the School of Architecture and Allied Arts
and especially to Karen Johnson for her encouragement during
the early stages of this project.
The Office of the President, and especially
Russ Tomlin for his encouragement.
Earl Moursund for the exchange of ideas
about Rome and his patient and insightful advice and encouragement
in Rome during the early phases of this project.