Surveying Historic Buildings: the changing techniques and use of 3d imagery in building recording

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 19:30

Booking: No booking required.

A talk by Robin Ault, Building Surveyor, Downland Partnership. In recent years there have been dramatic changes in the way we measure and record historic buildings.  Where once surveyors used hand tapes and theodolites, there are now laser scanners and 3d imagery.  Robin Ault is a building surveyor with the Downland Partnership and has over 13 years experience working on some of the country's most prestigious buildings and projects including Salisbury Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, SS Great Britain and the Tower of London.  In this lecture Robin will look at the range of techniques used to record our cultural heritage and will be exploring some of the latest advances in 3d recording.

A lecture in the Salisbury Museum Archaeology Lectures (SMAL) series. SMAL lectures are held on the second Tuesday of each month from September to April.