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Le Corbusier's Chapel at Ronchamp.
This view of Le Corbusier's Chapel at Ronchamp was created using
4,000 steps of progressive radiosity. The stained glass windows were
simulated using 113 area light sources. The radiosity solution was
computed using Hewlett-Packard's licensable ARTCore Radiosity
and Ray Tracing library running on an HP Model 835 TurboSRX
workstation. The sunbeams were rendered using specially written ray
tracing software run as a view-dependent post-process to the
The 'consolation room' image and the composite progressive
radiosity image were modeled by German Bauer, Kevin Simon, and
Virginia Weinhold, using in-house modeling and animation software
and rendered with the RADIANCE global illumination package.
Copyright 1992, ACCAD, The Ohio State University.
The 'color bleeding' image was modelled by Stephen Spencer using
in-house modeling and animation software and rendered with the
RADIANCE global illumination package. Copyright 1992, ACCAD, The
Ohio State University.
The progressive variant images are courtesy of Shenchang Eric
Chen, copyright 1988, Cornell University Program of Computer
The participating medium image is courtesy of Holly Rushmeier.
Copyright 1987, Cornell University Program of Computer Graphics.
The 'conference room' image is courtesy of Greg Ward. Copyright
1990 Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, by Anat Grynberg and Greg
Ward. It was rendered with the RADIANCE global illumination
The 'conference room' photograph is courtesy of Greg Ward.
The 'Theater' images are courtesy of Dan Baum. The radiosity
algorithms and software used in the creation of these images are
described in: 'Making Radiosity Usable: Automatic Preprocessing and
Meshing Techniques for the Generation of Accurate Radiosity
Solutions', by Daniel R. Baum, Steve Mann, Kevin P. Smith and James
W. Winget. Published in SIGGRAPH '91.
The hardware used to create these images was a Silicon Graphics
The Candlestick Theater architect is Mark Mack Architects.
Database modeling by Charles Ehrlich, Department of Architecture,
University of California at Berkeley.
The 'steel mill' image is courtesy of John Wallace, 3D/EYE Inc. It was
produced by John Wallace and Stewart Feldman. Copyright 1987,
Cornell University Program of Computer Graphics.
The 'Ronchamp' image is courtesy of Eric Haines, 3D/EYE Inc. It was
modeled by Keith Howie and Paul Boudreau, and rendered by Eric
Haines. Copyright 1991, The Hewlett-Packard Company.
Special thanks go to Wayne Carlson, Peter Carswell, Yina Chang,
Erika Galvao, Carol Gigliotti, Barb Helfer, James Kent, Stephen May,
Kevin Simon, Stephen Spencer, and Virginia Weinhold, all faculty,
students, and/or staff members of The Ohio State University
Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design and the Ohio
Supercomputer Center, for their assistance in creating the slides.
Thanks also to Greg Ward, designer of the RADIANCE global
illumination rendering system, for his assistance with debugging
images and programs.