The Sacred Temple of the Tooth of Buddha, Sri Lanka
Terrestrial 3D-Scanning and CAD-Drawings of the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sri Lanka)
Sri Dalada Maligawa is the most important temple in the Buddhist
world and UNESCO World Heritage. A part of the huge temple complex
was recorded with the Faro Focus 3D a terrestrial laser scanner.
This scanner combines compact design which makes it easy to
transport and the possibility to record buildings in high
resolution. Even delicate architectural decoration can be
On the basis of the scanning data building elevations, sections
and floor plans as well as a digital animation were generated.
The project was realized by Format4plus GmbH.