Stone Digital 8 - Digitalization of stone

Stone Show


Lasers, point clouds and 3D views – the quick and accurate way to record buildings

23 Feb 2022
Stone Digital
A combination of laser and photographic technology, and even incorporating clever software from the digital gaming sector, is helping to make the surveying and recording of buildings both quicker and more comprehensive. It can do clever things like zooming through walls to see what’s on the other side, as Graham Sykes explains. Graham’s background in the stone industry – he cut his teeth as a stonemason, rapidly becoming the Masonry Manager, with Manchester-based specialist William Anelay – makes him ideally suited to provide surveys just as the industry wants them. He worked at Stewart Design before starting his own company of Lapis Design in 2019 and getting involved with start-up Architectural & Heritage Scanning in 2020. 
Graham Sykes, Technical Director - Architectural & Heritage Scanning

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