The monitoring of patrimonial sites in eastern Cuba was presented recently in the 26th edition of the CIPA International Conference, which was held from August 27th to September 1st in Ottawa, Canada.
MSc. Architect Luis Bello Caballero, presented the advances of this research carried out by specialists who participate in the subproject "Conservation and management of patrimonial sites", Project 4 of the VLIR-UO Programme. Details of the documentation currently being carried out in the Vista Alegre Neighborhood were shown along with the impacts that this socio-economic dynamics has had on different periods from the integration, analysis and presentation of data with the use of the systems of geographical information.
The conference, summoned by the International Committee of Sites and Monuments, an ICOMOS consulting agency for the documentation of cultural heritage, included 2017 technical tours of museums and heritage-related institutions in Canada, and demonstrations of technological advances for the documentation and monitoring of heritage through the use of laser scanner, photogrammetry, drones, and geospatial technologies.
The materials presented by Professor Luis Bello, include Dr. María Muñoz Castillo and Dr. Koen Van Balen of the KU Leuven, and are currently published in the Annals of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensors, indexed on the Web of Science (WOS).