Long-Term Preservation


Documentation for the preservation of European heritage. The virtual or actual reconstruction of destroyed or degraded sites and artifacts including the digital restoration of important monuments destroyed during conflict protecting against or remedying looting and destruction. Virtual ‘reunification’ of CH assets which have been scattered to different parts of Europe and the world.

Specific conditions and parameters

  • Digitization is a means of preservation, but unresolved problems and risks with long-term digital preservation
  • Need for ground breaking research