Rajasthan taps 3D to preserve its heritage

27th March 2017
Rajasthan taps 3D  to preserve its heritage

Jaipur, March 27 2017: The Rajasthan government has taken a lead to preserve monuments using the most advanced design technology from Autodesk, the US-based 3D design technology firm. Backed by the department of Information Technology and Communication, the state government has embarked on this first-of-its-kind project to scan and digitise the existing heritage structures in the state.
“This is the world’s first such project in terms of the scale and magnitude,” said Tatjana Dzambazova, technology whisperer, senior product manager– Autodesk.
So far, this project has completed true scale as-built 3D models for Albert Hall Museum, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Udaipur City Palace, Jaipur City Palace, Albert Palace, seven gates of the walled city in Jaipur. “At present, Amer Fort and Kumbhalgarh Fort are being scanned,” said Dzambazova, who is the global lead at Autodesk for all projects related to building digitisation, preservation and restoration.
Read the full story that was carried by Financial Express today here