Arches is a free open-source data management platform created by the Getty Conservation Institute and World Monuments Fund. Arches is adaptable to individual needs for data management, discovery, visualisation and project management. Arches can be used for:
- “Heritage Inventory
- Heritage Science
- Digital Humanities and Research
- Infrastructure and Construction Project Management”
Arches design addreses cultural heritage data diverse needs and used by organisations worldwide. The application’s structure supports a wide range of uses such as:
- 3D geovisualization
- metadata addition
- research results publication
- interaction with the audience
- registry of heritage
Arches is a fantastic free to use tool that aids project and data management in heritage projects. Through its nature arches could be a powerful tool for communication and visualisation of information while inviting audience participation. Local heritage projects can use Arches to effectively collaborate with local communities, such as the Barbados National Registry of Historic Places where the people could nominate historic places to be added to the registry. Arches is a great tool for your toolkit and is only limited by the imagination.
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