Burns & McDonnell engineers used a Faro Focus 3D laser scanner (left) to determine where the pre-Civil War Owens-McCoy House brick facade is shifting, which helps direct renovation efforts. The technology, typically used to document industrial construction, could be a big help for historic preservation.
Burns & McDonnell engineers used a Faro Focus 3D laser scanner (left) to determine where the pre-Civil War Owens-McCoy House brick facade is shifting, which helps direct renovation efforts. The technology, typically used to document industrial construction, could be a big help for historic preservation. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
Burns & McDonnell engineers used a Faro Focus 3D laser scanner (left) to determine where the pre-Civil War Owens-McCoy House brick facade is shifting, which helps direct renovation efforts. The technology, typically used to document industrial construction, could be a big help for historic preservation. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

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