3D Scanning Technology Plays Key Role in Historic Preservation Project - Directions Magazine
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As more countries move to preserve their historic relics, one Vietnamese municipality is turning to 3D laser scanning to document its treasured buildings, with excellent results. The Saigon Opera House—also known as the Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City—is a beloved structure that has served as both a performing arts facility and government building. Now, it has returned to its roots as an events venue and the local government wants to ensure it can be rebuilt should anything happen.
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With modern advancements continuing to creep further into our lives, many governments are realizing the importance of saving historic relics. In Vietnam’s capital, Ho Chi Minh City, for instance, there are more than 150 historic structures, including the Ho Chi Minh City Post Office, Museum of Fine Arts and Notre Dame Cathedral.
Perhaps one of the most cherished buildings in the city is the Saigon Opera House . . .Read More