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TitleAdvanced non-destructive techniques for the diagnosis of historic buildings: The Loka-Hteik-Pan temple in Bagan
Author(s)Costamagna, Erik
Quintero, Mario Santana
Bianchini, Nicoletta
Mendes, N.
Lourenço, Paulo B.
Su, Su
Paik, Yin Min
Min, Aungzaw
KeywordsCultural heritage
Non-destructive testing
Terrestrial laser scanning
Point cloud
Deformation analysis
Issue date2020
PublisherElsevier
JournalJournal of Cultural Heritage
Abstract(s)The archaeological site of Old Bagan, located in the centre of Myanmar, is one of the most remarkable and ancient Asian site with over three thousand monuments, scattered in an area of about 80 km(2). The site was hit in 2016 by the last of a series of earthquakes. The Loka-Hteik-Pan is a hollow-core temple featured by a small elegant curvilinear tower. It was significantly damaged by the event, losing the upper part of the tower, as many other temples of the area. Emergencies like seismic events generally require quick responses and targeted solutions. When a built area is involved, damaged buildings need structural assessments with a special focus on space and time occupancy, without compromising the reliability of the results. A workflow for data acquisition and analysis is proposed, using non-destructive techniques to evaluate the materials performances and measure spatial changes over times. Deformation analysis is performed on LiDAR data, acquired prior and after the earthquake, with the goal of measuring small changes occurred in the wall surfaces. The preliminary results of the tests are presented with the purpose to provide a knowledge base, useful to guide the interventions for preserving the monument and its heritage.
TypeArticle
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/68049
DOI10.1016/j.culher.2019.09.006
ISSN1296-2074
Publisher versionhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S129620741930010X
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
Appears in Collections:ISISE - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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