Reconstitution and 3D Historical Visit of the Castle of La Tour d'Aigues
Modeling presented by Guillaume BOREL Photogrammetry & 3D engineer passionate about the history and the castle of La Tour d'Aigues. Through this tour, come and explore the past splendor of the castle in the eighteenth century: an immersive journey to rediscover the castle before its destruction and the revolutionary episode. The reconstruction project, currently under development, is based on the existing archives of the Château de la Tour d'Aigues.
About the venue
The castle of La Tour d'Aigues in Vaucluse, owned by the General Council, houses since 1987, a museum of earthenware. On the occasion of the restoration work of the castle, carried out by the General Council of Vaucluse, and the archaeological excavations carried out from 1976 to 1980, an important set of ceramics, glassware, pavement tiles was brought to light. La Tour d'Aigues was a pottery production centre during the second half of the 18th century thanks to» Jean-Baptiste-Jérôme BRUNY (1724-1795), owner of the castle. This descendant of a family of the great Marseilles bourgeoisie was a scholar, a lover of natural history, medicine, agronomy and a great lover of art. His entrepreneurial spirit, his curiosity, his taste for applied research led him to try various experiments in the most varied fields: thus he created a pottery in a bastide next to the castle, some of whose productions are in the museum. He surrounded himself with artists, researched engravings that could serve as m