- One of the museum’s crown jewels is now available on the web: consulting it opens a new world.
by Caterina Sbrana. In my latest article I have been talking about the digital collection of the New-York Historical Society. During my research I was really captivated by a collection containing over 8,000 sheets, collected since 1816, that you can … Continue reading →
- Thanks to information technology, today and even more so in the future, the heritage that past generations have left us will be at our fingertips.
Text by Caterina Sbrana. This is my third report from New York, specifically from Central Park where the New-York Historical Society is based. In New York I visited other museums, such as 9/11 Memorial & Museum and MOMA and after … Continue reading →
Tag: Athena project
Theaters scalped in new 3D digital scanning and modelling technologies is at the heart of preservation, conservation and protection of ancient structures. It is using digital technology to preserve culture and heritage. This latest publication, written and prepared by the academic staff of the Dipartimento di Storia Disegno e Restauro dell’Architettura (DiSDRA) of La Sapienza Università di Roma, is a great addition to new technology scanning using 2D and 3D modelling with a special focus on the Merida theaters. Continue reading
Jordan’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities and Minister of Environment Nayef Hmeidi Al-Fayez launched the event in collaboration with European Delegation in Amman to disseminate the results and actions of 4 EU-supported projects in Jordan and the Euromed countries in a blustering force. Continue reading
ATHENA training workshop in Amman for site managers and other archaeological professionals held to talk about the tools for drawing up management plans. The training was organized by the Department of Antiquities/ATHENA Project. Continue reading
Amman (Jordan) 18-22 November 2012 Training Workshop for Site Managers takes “Training for Sustainability Site Management Plan: From Theory to Practice”. The workshop is for archaeological site managers, those working in the different sites in Jordan and those interested from … Continue reading
from Dr. Marwan Asmar (Chief Project Editor of Ancient Theatres Enhancement for New Actualities-ATHENA Project). The scanning of the Cherchell and Tipaeza Theaters in Algeria are being digitally fashioned to categorize the intertwining of heritage, culture and tourism. Through the scanner and total station they are being reproduced graphically to bolster their role in different aspects of development, from the local community to attraction hubs. Continue reading
Siracusa activities in Sicily include 3D laser scanning part of the ATHENA work objectives to enhance and sustain ancient theaters. A full team from the Dipartimento di Storia dell’Architettura, Restauro e Conservazione dei Beni Architettonici e stato of the Sapienza Universita di Roma is performing the scanning that is part of an “ATHENA Week” aimed at improving the general knowledge, creating awareness and digital documentation of ancient theaters in the Euromed region. Continue reading
3 D laser technologies training and scan to conserve ancient theaters and ensure their long-term sustainability in Euromed region. The new technologies are part of the EU-funded ATHENA Project and is under the Euromed Heritage Program 4. A very focused contribution from Dr. Marwan Asmar, Chief Project Editor of ATHENA Project. Continue reading
The ATHENA Project of Ancient THeaters Enhancement for New Actualities is a Euromed initiative designed to bolster cooperation and ideas between Europe and Arab countries across the Mediterranean, in the field of ancient theater development and their relationship with civil society institutions and communities. Continue reading