Archinect - News 2014-10-01T12:20:51-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/72026779/stunning-laser-scans-that-could-help-us-reuse-aging-buildings-better Stunning Laser Scans That Could Help Us Reuse Aging Buildings Better Archinect 2013-04-26T14:45:00-04:00 >2013-04-29T18:25:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ca/cad4f414849bf076e40e460b134e660e.jpg" width="514" height="425" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's easier to conceive of creating such schemes for an un-built structure on a computer screen. But as we try to re-purpose an aging building stock in our cities &ndash; not just treasured cathedrals, but also old offices and unremarkable apartments &ndash; we're going to need new ways of documenting and thinking about the buildings we already have. Historically, this has been a tedious process, but technology (albeit currently costly) means that we might be able to appraise an old building in hours.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>