Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, ARQUEOLÓGICA 2.0 - 8th International Congress on Archaeology, Computer Graphics, Cultural Heritage and Innovation

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RAPID MAPPING AND VISUAL NOISE: RECORDING FOR THE VISITOR, RESIDENT, PILGRIM AND TOURIST; AJMER, INDIA (WORK IN PROGRESS)
Oriel Elizabeth Clare Prizeman, Adam Hardy

Last modified: 21-09-2016

Abstract


This paper examines issues arising from an inter-disciplinary work in progress involving ethnographers, architects, historians and conservators. The aim is to develop a digital model through which information relating to the history,  ritual use, religious significance and cultural habits of a mixed community can be accessed for the purpose of more responsive conservation planning. The case study site is the walled city of Ajmer in Rajasthan, India, a populous pilgrimage centre that holds tangible and intangible cultural value for many diverse groups of residents and visitors but which remains largely unmapped in conventional terms.

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