Exhibition open to the public: Digital Bela, architectural heritage under a new light

Digital Bela: architectural heritage under a new light is an exhibition that explores the 3D laser scanning representation of this village, located in Kutch, India. It offers an overall image of the historical area of Bela, displaying the visual outcomes of its 3D digital version from an architectural point of view. This detailed record isContinue reading “Exhibition open to the public: Digital Bela, architectural heritage under a new light”

Exhibition Launch & Seminar at NTU

On the 14th of June, we launched the exhibition: Digital Bela, architectural heritage under a new light, which explores the 3D laser scanning representation of this village, located in Kutch, India. It offers an overall image of the historical area of Bela, displaying the visual outcomes of its 3D digital version from an architectural pointContinue reading “Exhibition Launch & Seminar at NTU”

Fieldwork 2 in Bela – બેલામાંફિલ્ડવર્ક

On the 6th and 7th of April, another visit to the case study, Bela, was carried out. A visual damage assessment, establishing the different levels of damage for each building, was done over a plan by members of the research team — Dr Bernadette Devilat (NTU) and Aditya Singh (Hunnarshala Foundation ), focusing only onContinue reading “Fieldwork 2 in Bela – બેલામાંફિલ્ડવર્ક”

Online Workshop on Documentation ડોક્યુમેન્ટેશન પર ઓનલાઈન વર્કશોપ

On the 22nd of February 2022, the Center for Heritage Conservation CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CHC CRDF) hosted a student workshop related to our project on the topic of Documentation. The research team interacted with the Master’s students and studio tutors, exploring the 3D documentation of Bela in the Architectural Conservation Studio. Collectively weContinue reading “Online Workshop on Documentation ડોક્યુમેન્ટેશન પર ઓનલાઈન વર્કશોપ”

Online Workshop on Policy પોલિસી પર ઓનલાઈન વર્કશોપ

On the 21st of February 2022, the Center for Heritage Conservation CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CHC CRDF) hosted a workshop related to our project on the topic of Policy. The event contributed to the development of one of our outcomes, a Policy Brief, aimed at authorities and relevant stakeholders in Gujarat in an effortContinue reading “Online Workshop on Policy પોલિસી પર ઓનલાઈન વર્કશોપ”

Exhibition and Seminar: ‘Digital Bela’ at CEPT University – “ડિજિટલ બેલા” CHC CRDF (અમદાવાદ, ભારત) ખાતે પ્રદર્શન અને સેમિનાર

We completed the first phase of our project with an exhibition and a students’ workshop and seminar “Digital Bela: Architectural Heritage in a new light” held at Nilpa Lawns, CEPT Research and Development Foundation on the 20th of November 2021. The event contributed to disseminate and discuss our project amongst stakeholders and future conservation professionals whilstContinue reading “Exhibition and Seminar: ‘Digital Bela’ at CEPT University – “ડિજિટલ બેલા” CHC CRDF (અમદાવાદ, ભારત) ખાતે પ્રદર્શન અને સેમિનાર”

Exhibition “Digital Bela” and Community Engagement activities in Bela – પ્રદર્શન “ડિજિટલ બેલા” અને બેલા (કચ્છ, ભારત)માં સમુદાયીક જોડાણ પ્રવૃતિઓ

Through the exhibition and community engagement activities “Digital Bela: architectural heritage in a new light” we presented our work to the local community of Bela. The events took place in Bela on the 17th and 18th of November 2021. The exhibition consisted of a large plan of Bela at 1 to 100 scale, showing theContinue reading “Exhibition “Digital Bela” and Community Engagement activities in Bela – પ્રદર્શન “ડિજિટલ બેલા” અને બેલા (કચ્છ, ભારત)માં સમુદાયીક જોડાણ પ્રવૃતિઓ”

Additional funding awarded! – વધારાનું ફંડિંગ

We are very proud to share the news that additional funding was awarded to us from AHRC and DCMS for the cohort under the call Culture Heritage & Climate Change to carry on the second phase of this project, in which we will be including a new project partner, the Gujarat Institute of Disaster ManagementContinue reading “Additional funding awarded! – વધારાનું ફંડિંગ”

Guidance Document Workshop – માર્ગદર્શન દસ્તાવેજ વર્કશોપ

One of the key aspects of our research initiative ‘A sustainable re-construction method for seismic-prone heritage areas of India based on advanced recording technologies’ is the preparation of the Guidance Document. The document aims to provide strategies and procedures for post-disaster survey and assessment using 3D laser scanning technologies that can be applied to seismic heritage settlements, testedContinue reading “Guidance Document Workshop – માર્ગદર્શન દસ્તાવેજ વર્કશોપ”

Fieldwork in Bela – બેલામાં ફિલ્ડ વર્ક

Our local partners in India: the Center for Heritage Conservation CEPT Research and Development Foundation and the Hunnarshala Foundation, have done an amazing engaging fieldwork in Bela, Gujarat. They documented this settlement using a Faro 3D laser scanner, photographs and drone footage, plus a series of questionnaires and interviews to the inhabitants about their dwellingsContinue reading “Fieldwork in Bela – બેલામાં ફિલ્ડ વર્ક”