The project aims to digitally preserve heritage sites in Pakistan with the following six sites marked for preservation as a pilot: Masjid Wazir Khan (Lahore), Masjid Khudadad (Daddu), Takht-E-Bahi (Mardan), Darewar Fort (Bahawalpur), Temple of Shiva Johi (Daddu) and Stupa at Julian (Haripur).
The program is going to start from June 10, 2015 and Department of Telecommunication is the only partner from Sindh Team which comprises of Engr. Nafeesa Zaki Bohra (Team Lead/Focal Person), Engr. Saadullah Kalwar, Engr. Jibran Ahmed Memon and Architect Muhammad Afzal Brohi.
The project is being carried out in parternship with CyArk, an internationally recognized NGO which aims to create a digital archive of global heritage sites.
First phase starts with the training session on 3D Laser Scanner Training program to be held from the 10th to the 20th of June, 2015 at the LUMS, Smart Lab, Computer Science Department. The training focuses on operating the Leica ScanStation P20, an industry leading scanning machine and will feature hands-on demonstrations led by an expert. To this end, participants will tour the Masjid Wazir Khan (Lahore) as part of the ten day training to learn about the machine and its operation in a practical setting.