Ockham’s Laser: Historical Preservation

Paul TiceArchitecture, Engineering, Construction, Historic Preservation

Growing up, I was enamored with knights, chivalry, swords and castles. I can’t tell you how many times I watched movies about Merlin or how many hours I’ve logged on books relating to medieval history, dragons, and the like. That …

Ockham’s Laser: The View at 905nm – A Dialog

Paul TiceHistoric Preservation

To My Dearest Collective Human Consciousness, Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. -Aldous Huxley Through our intention to create dialog around the subject of 3D technologies, some interesting feedback has come our way. …

Designing Contribution: Froebel’s Gifts

Paul TiceArchitecture, Engineering, Construction, Historic Preservation

To My Dearest Collective Human Consciousness, Every child brings with him into the world the natural disposition to see correctly what is before him, or, in other words, the truth. If things are shown to him in their connection, his …

Digital Legacy – The Future of Our History

Paul TiceHistoric Preservation

Two sites have been documented in Oregon based on Restore Oregon’s “Most Endangered Places” list. The Petersen Rock Gardens… …and now, the Rivoli Theater. Both sites had their technical challenges. Petersen’s was just a very large site; 4 acres of terrestrial …

Digital Legacy – The Buzz has Begun, Cowboy Style

Paul TiceHistoric Preservation

A few years ago, I was approached by the Director of the Rivoli Theater Restoration Coalition from Pendleton, Oregon. He had seen a few of the point cloud visualizations our team put together for the Petersen Rock Garden in Redmond, Oregon, and decidedly told …

Digital Legacy – Analytics II: The Legacy Factor

Paul TiceHistoric Preservation

The question has arisen with historical preservationists on whether anything I provide – video, laser scans, or other such data that I believe will be built to last – will have longevity. Will it, they may ask, be outdated within the …

Reclaiming Human Habitat in the Gila River Reservation, Arizona – Part 2 of 3

Paul TiceGeospatial Mapping

In my last article, I spoke with Phil Allsopp of Transpolis Global, Inc. about their efforts to bring sustainable design and economic opportunity to the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona. This is a continuance of that interview. Please note …