Rome's Invisible City

BBC’s ONE’s 60 minute special Rome’s Invisible City follows ScanLAB Projects and presenters Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott as they explore the hidden underground secrets of Ancient Rome. The show explores Roman infrastructure and ingenuity, all below ground level. We journeyed via the icy, crystal clear waters of subterranean aqueducts that feed the Trevi fountain and two thousand year old sewers which still function beneath the Roman Forum today, to decadent, labyrinthine catacombs. Our laser scans map these hidden treasures, revealing for the first time the complex network of tunnels, chambers and passageways without which Rome could not have survived as a city of a million people.

AEC Linz: 8K 3D Projection

The Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria has one of the most advanced 3D projection spaces in the world. ScanLAB’s 8K 3D experience takes an audience of up to 100 visitors on a jaw dropping journey into the Roman underworld. We visit ancient quarries, catacombs, aqueducts and sewers. These stunning visuals are presented on a towering projection surface which allows the audience to wander into the scene, disappearing inside the video content for a truly memorable, fully three dimensional experience.