Daniel Kruel, urban and regional planning master’s student, and Morris “Marty” Hylton III, Director of DCP’s Historic Preservation Program, were featured recently in the cover story of the Christian Science Monitor for their research and work with UF Envision Heritage, documenting and preserving heritage sites using new and emerging technologies.

“Nothing replaces being on a site,” says Hylton. But as he sits with his graduate student, eyes on the monitor, he is astonished. “I never believed in my lifetime,” he says, “that I would be able to understand a site, rather intimately, and even diagnose the conditions on the site without ever having gone there” except virtually.

 

 

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