John Sunderland

The curated works of the author & artist

1995-97 The Ename Archaeological Park Augmented Reality System

Flanders, Belgium

Client: The Provincial Government of East Flanders.


Originator and designer of the world’s first outdoor on-site augmented reality visioning system.


How to present a large flat archaeological site and bring it to life.


Project Designer


A World First for JSD. Virtual reality animated reconstructions of buildings which had existed on the site are presented in an on-site open-sided small building. The virtual animated reconstructions on command by the viewer appear to grow from the foundations of the original buildings and are overlaid upon live streaming images from the site in front of the viewer and presented on a screen aligned with the panorama.


Outdoor environments where interpretation would best be suited to multiple level explanations.

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