Hello and Welcome to the website for the Open Virtual Worlds group. We are a research group based out of St Andrews. We focus on the 3D web and the development of innovative platforms for the creation and deployment of cultural heritage content.

This website includes:

  • Connect: Instructions on how to connect in and explore our reconstructions for yourself.
  • Projects: Information about the ongoing and completed projects we are involved in.
  • Reconstructions: Information about the ongoing and completed reconstructions we are have created.
  • Blog: News and updates about what the research group is currently working on.
  • About Us: Our philosophy and our collaborators.
  • Publications: A list of the peer reviewed papers we have published.

Most recently we published four full length papers at the Digital Heritage Congress. One paper highlighted our work creating a reconstruction of the St Andrews Cathedral, a major religious centre in medieval europe. Another presented work done to create an interactive, immersive museum exhibit at the Timespan Museum and Arts Centre, an award winning museum in the North of Scotland.