Month: January 2016

What to expect in Arches v4.0 – mobile data collection, crowdsourcing, tiles

What to expect in Arches v4.0 – mobile data collection, crowdsourcing, tiles

Farallon is hard at work with the Getty Conservation Institute and the World Monuments Fund on Version 4 of Arches, an open-source geospatially enabled information system designed to inventory and manage all types of immovable heritage, including archaeological sites, buildings, structures, landscapes, and heritage ensembles or districts. Farallon customizes Arches to manage just about any type of data from cultural resources and cultural heritage to projects for environmental, agricultural, natural resources, utility system networks, water treatment plants and...
Natural disasters inspire Philippines to use Arches to preserve cultural heritage

Natural disasters inspire Philippines to use Arches to preserve cultural heritage

Two natural disasters stirred a crowd sourcing initiative to create the Philippines Heritage Map, an online cultural repository that went live in September.   The map project is an inventory and management system for cultural properties and historic events around the Philippines, powered by theArches which was developed by Farallon Geographics for the Getty Conservation Institute and the World Monuments Fund. It is maintained by the local stakeholders, government units,...