Arcades Project, The Brooklyn Bridge, and Urban Cultural Heritage

The semester at the University of Edinburgh is winding up so I will be returning here to post more regularly. I am finishing the last of my projects for the semester, a (hopefully) multimodal construction on augmented reality applications used in urban cultural heritage studies. I have been quite influenced here by Walter Benjamin, specifically […]

Zamani Project: Documenting African Cultural Heritage

The Zamani Project is an attempt to capture the spatial domain of heritage, with a current focus on African heritage, by accurately recording its physical and architectural nature and dimensions. Sites are seen in the context of their physical environment and landscapes surrounding sites are documented based on satellite and aerial imagery, wherever possible. The documentation […]

Archaeology Materials from Aksum (Axum), Ethiopia: A short video of digital materials

This is a video I made late in 2008 that highlights some of the archaeological materials found here. Included are some explorations of the site of Aksum in Ethiopia with materials such as GIS, 3D models, text, photographs, and other spatial data. The contributors of these materials include British Institute in Eastern Africa, Axum Archive […]

Dr. Martin Hall and The University of Cape Town: a podcast

This was an interesting talk given by Dr. Martin Hall and it originally appeared on the Aluka Blog. After returning from Korea, Aluka is where I got my start. I moved to Princeton and the rest is history/blogged. To take the text from the Aluka blog: Two weeks ago, while some members of Aluka were […]