Possibility of technology serving humankind to rekindle the lost shine of our older buildings is a budding promise. 3D laser scanning is offering a remote means of logging friable historical structures in the form of 3D modules.
The first cost mentality is the manifestation of a fixed mindset. A significant amount of thought has been shared and several opinions have done the rounds in the years gone by.
Can safeguarding and reusing the disused buildings play an important role in the rejuvenation process? Can we also argue that this type of adaptive re-use is a sustainable option or not?
According to the World Health Organization, citizens who are 60 years and older are expected to reach 2 billion by 2050. In 2015, this number was 900 million. Today, 125 million people are aged 80 years or older.
Heritage sites are emblems of a civilization's aspirations. Losing them means losing a part of the collective memory. In 2001 laser scans were performed by late art historian and Vassar College professor,
Dusk was falling as the boy arrived in the city of Manchester. Experiencing dynamics of locomotives and static high-rise structures, little did he know, those impressions were the advent of his sci-fi odyssey.