Faithful Rehabilitation

by
The National Technical University of Athens Interdisciplinary Team for the Protection of Monuments and Contributing Authors

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 11, Pg. 54-61,78-78


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: History, culture, religion, and engineering all intertwined in a recent project in Jerusalem to rehabilitate and strengthen the site believed to be the tomb of Jesus of Nazareth. Modern methods, including 3-D laser scanning, nondestructive testing techniques, and ground-penetrating radar, combined with careful documentation, revealed the secrets of how to help preserve and sustain the ancient site for future generations.

Subject Headings: Rehabilitation | Engineering history | Lasers | Imaging techniques | Nondestructive tests | Radar | Israel | Middle East | Asia

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