Stunning animations based on new Lidar data of underground Rome for BBC 1

Posted on 28 May, 2015

422 South have produced stunning animations based on new Lidar data of underground Roman remains hidden beneath the modern city. The hour long documentary airs Monday June 1st at 9.00pm on BBC 1

The BBC website ‘With the help of a team of experts and the latest in 3D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong, along with Dr Michael Scott, explores the hidden underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ancient world. In his favourite city, he uncovers a lost subterranean world that helped build and run the world’s first metropolis and its empire.

From the secret underground world of the Colosseum to the aqueducts and sewers that supplied and cleansed it, and from the mysterious cults that sustained it spiritually to the final resting places of Rome’s dead, Alexander discovers the underground networks that serviced the remarkable world above.’