August 16, 2016 @ 11:22 am – 12:22 pm
Documenting Built Heritage

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17 – 21 October 2016

Venue: INTACH, 71 Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 


A broad aim of this workshop is to introduce the participants to the importance and methods of recording Cultural Heritage.



Documentation is the most important step towards creating a building record. It is a stock of already existing information. A major part of this record is the Architectural Documentation which is an extremely important data to understand the scale, setting, Architectural style, building elements, decorative features, building materials and various other information.

Documenting Built Heritage is a course that will deal with Measured Surveys, Preparation of Base maps, Measured Drawings, Graphic Records and Technological Approaches to Documentation. 

We will understand the ways to prepare records with Various accuracy levels through specially designed field visit to a historic site or precinct which will help illustrate this broader understanding.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course the participants should –

  • develop an understanding of the Architectural Documentation.
  • gain introduction to the some of the various methods of Documentation of built heritage.
  • develop basic knowledge of the details on the historic structures.
  • start thinking critically analyzing the structral behaviour of the building.



The course will be taught by invited eminent speakers and staff at INTACH.

Number of Participants limited to 10.

Registration Charges: INR 8000/-  (For Indian Nationals); US $ 550 –   (For Foreign Nationals)

[This includes registration charge, delegate pack, any handouts for the course, refreshments & lunches on three day and field visit]


Concessional Charges: 

20 % less for INTACH members and employees and IHA alumni

30 % less for students



Academic enquiries: 

Mr. Navin Piplani : pd.iha@intach.org

Registration and administrative enquiries: 

Ms. Divya Nandini : cap1.iha@intach.org


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