Difference between revisions of "Zamani"

From The Digital Classicist Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Created page with "==Available== [https://www.zamaniproject.org/index.html Zamani Project] ==Team== * Professor Heinz Rüther * Ralph Schroeder * Roshan Bhurtha * Stephen Wessels * Bruce McDo...")
 
(URL, layout, bold, category)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
==Available==
 
==Available==
[https://www.zamaniproject.org/index.html Zamani Project]
+
* https://www.zamaniproject.org/index.html
  
 
==Team==
 
==Team==
Line 10: Line 10:
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
From project's website (accessed 14 January 2020)
+
From project's website (accessed 14 January 2020):
 
<blockquote>
 
<blockquote>
<p>'''MIssion''': The Zamani Project documents cultural heritage worldwide with a focus on African sites.
+
<p>Mission: The '''Zamani Project''' documents cultural heritage worldwide with a focus on African sites.
The documentation aims to create digital records for future generations, to contribute to conservation, restoration, education, research and to contribute to the creation of awareness of heritage and African identity.
+
The documentation aims to create digital records for future generations, to contribute to conservation, restoration, education, research and to contribute to the creation of awareness of heritage and African identity. Underlying documentation principles are accuracy and authenticity.   
Underlying documentation principles are accuracy and authenticity.   
 
 
</p>
 
</p>
<p>'''Methodology''': Spatial data of heritage sites are captured digitally using laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone and panorama photography as well as GNSS technology.
+
<p>Methodology: Spatial data of heritage sites are captured digitally using laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone and panorama photography as well as GNSS technology. From the acquired data, 3D models, sections, plans, elevations, panoramas and panorama tours are generated.
From the acquired data, 3D models, sections, plans, elevations, panoramas and panorama tours are generated.
 
 
The data form the basis of animations and interactive virtual worlds.  
 
The data form the basis of animations and interactive virtual worlds.  
 
</p>
 
</p>
<p>'''Data acquisition on field campaigns''': Data are acquired during field campaigns which usually involve the entire team. The fieldwork varies in length and complexity depending on the documented structures and, sometimes more so, on local conditions, regulations and support.
+
<p>Data acquisition on field campaigns: Data are acquired during field campaigns which usually involve the entire team. The fieldwork varies in length and complexity depending on the documented structures and, sometimes more so, on local conditions, regulations and support. Typical field campaigns extend from 10 to 14 days. In some cases, multiple visits are necessary, such as in Lalibela and Petra where up to 8 visits were required to acquire the desired data.
Typical field campaigns extend from 10 to 14 days. In some cases, multiple visits are necessary, such as in Lalibela and Petra where up to 8 visits were required to acquire the desired data.
 
 
As a contribution to capacity building the team invites, wherever possible, staff from local heritage authorities as well as local students to participate in the fieldwork.</p>
 
As a contribution to capacity building the team invites, wherever possible, staff from local heritage authorities as well as local students to participate in the fieldwork.</p>
 
</blockquote>
 
</blockquote>
[[category:3D]][[category:Cultural heritage]][[category:Visualisation]]
+
 
 +
[[category:projects]]
 +
[[category:3D]]
 +
[[category:Cultural heritage]]
 +
[[category:Visualisation]]

Latest revision as of 11:31, 6 February 2020

Available

Team

  • Professor Heinz Rüther
  • Ralph Schroeder
  • Roshan Bhurtha
  • Stephen Wessels
  • Bruce McDonald

Description

From project's website (accessed 14 January 2020):

Mission: The Zamani Project documents cultural heritage worldwide with a focus on African sites. The documentation aims to create digital records for future generations, to contribute to conservation, restoration, education, research and to contribute to the creation of awareness of heritage and African identity. Underlying documentation principles are accuracy and authenticity.

Methodology: Spatial data of heritage sites are captured digitally using laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone and panorama photography as well as GNSS technology. From the acquired data, 3D models, sections, plans, elevations, panoramas and panorama tours are generated. The data form the basis of animations and interactive virtual worlds.

Data acquisition on field campaigns: Data are acquired during field campaigns which usually involve the entire team. The fieldwork varies in length and complexity depending on the documented structures and, sometimes more so, on local conditions, regulations and support. Typical field campaigns extend from 10 to 14 days. In some cases, multiple visits are necessary, such as in Lalibela and Petra where up to 8 visits were required to acquire the desired data. As a contribution to capacity building the team invites, wherever possible, staff from local heritage authorities as well as local students to participate in the fieldwork.