Monthly Archives: June 2010


These days big traverses are becoming a rarity. The GPS active net is doing a better job for many survey projects. Traversing is still the best way for getting good control for small sites, setting out, architectural photogrammetry and building … Continue reading

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In 1924 Heinrich Wild brought the T2 theodolite into the world: it was small, light, precise and had optics without parallel. It was supplied with a simple device to let the target and instrument be swapped from one levelled set … Continue reading

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Design nessesity and form

Today I will step up to the soapbox with Jeremy Clarkson, Henry Ford, Nicolae Romeo, and Ilya Ehrenburg. Since I lost my job I have missed the balance of opinion I used to get from working in a team. In … Continue reading

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