PHOTOGRAMMETRIC RECORDING OF ANCIENT BUILDINGS BY USING UNMANNED HELICOPTERS – CASES IN CHINA
- National Key Lab of Ancient Buildings Surveying, Architecture School, Tian Jin University, No.92 Wei Jin Road, Nankai Tian Jin, China
Keywords: unmanned helicopter, survey, architectural heritage
Abstract. The survey of ancient buildings is complex work. Chinese wooden buildings, with their complex structure and exquisite decorations, pose a great challenge for survey work. Therefore, it is necessary to introduce unmanned-helicopter photogrammetry and laser scanning technology to facilitate the work. This paper uses three cases to explain the application of these new technologies in China's architectural heritage protection and analyzes the special features and main operational techniques of the survey wor k.