Category Archives: Historic Preservation

Rare Stegosaurus Now in 3D

The Natural History Museum is thrilled with the scan data, the modelling and the 3D printed touch objects. Continue reading

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Preserving Mount Vernon in 3D

The goal is to create a HBIM – a “Historic” BIM to house the as-built 3D data as well as the incredible amount of historic information Continue reading

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Searching for an Ancient Civilization

The UK-led project is trying to determine how big these communities were, and to what degree they altered the landscape. Continue reading

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Finding Lost Treasure

These lidar-derived images show in remarkable detail the way the landscape has changed radically since King John’s time Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Retreat Preserved

In one of its rooms, Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, effectively ending slavery in the United States. Continue reading

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Scanning the Taj Mahal

The Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) will start the work of 3D laser scanning of the Taj Mahal from Wednesday to gauge its structural dimensions and strength. Continue reading

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Museum Provides Free 3D Models

The project started in 2012, when Ashley Gallant from the Usher Gallery and The Collection in Lincoln invited the artist Oliver Laric to propose an idea for the Contemporary Art Society’s Annual Award for museums. The Contemporary Art Society Annual … Continue reading

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Lidar Used to Discover Ancient Goldmines

the ancient mining works of the area and the complex hydraulics system used by the Romans in the 1st century BC to extract gold (including channels, reservoirs and a double river diversion) have been discovered. Continue reading

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Underwater Scanning

It has one of America’s best-preserved and nationally significant collection of shipwrecks. Continue reading

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Museum Goes Public with 3D

Hopefully, it will begin to serve as a model for other institutions working to make scans available to the public. Continue reading

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