Jan Lutteroth

Architect, Art Historian

Mainz, Germany


Jan Lutteroth is an art and architectural historian specializing in the field of digital 3D reconstruction, documentation and visualization of cultural heritage. He is a member of the Digital 3D-Reconstruction Working Group in the Digital Humanities in German-speaking Region Association and of the DFG Research Network: Digital 3D Reconstructions as Tools of Architectural Historical Research. In 2022 he started as a Junior Professor for Computer Science and Visualization in Architecture at the Hochschule Mainz – University of Applied Sciences Mainz in association with the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe.


Since 2012, he has been researching and since 2019 teaching at the Institute of Art History at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich. After his Magister in art history in 2012 and a Master in Cultural Heritage Protection Studies he finished a one year fellowship at the KU Leuven in 2014. From 2014 until 2016 he worked as a scientific researcher at the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe. In 2019 he coordinated a research project in partnership with the Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg. Between 2020 and 2022 he was a scientific researcher at the Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich where he defended his Dissertation on the munich residence.

His interests include Virtual Research Environments, semantic data modeling, (Heritage/Historic) Building Information Modeling, 3D modeling, documentation and visualization standards for digital 3D reconstruction of cultural heritage.



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