Maldives Heritage Survey

To document the cultural heritage of the Maldives, and to publish the material online in an open-access database.

The Maldives Heritage Survey aims to systematically inventory and document endangered tangible cultural heritage in the Maldives – including mosques, cemeteries, Buddhist temple ruins, and other historical structures and physical objects – through digital photography, laser scanning, 3D modelling, and GIS to create an open-access resource website and heritage database.

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Location: Maldives, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): University of Oxford Funder(s): Arcadia Funding received: $620,000 Commencement Date: 01/2018 Project Status: Active
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