Research & Publications


  • Krusche, K., and Fortini, P., eds. From Pen to Pixel Studies of the Roman Forum and the Digital Future of World Heritage. Roma: L' Erma di Bretschneider, Jan 2021.
  • Bharne, V., and Krusche, K. Rediscovering the Hindu Temple, the sacred architecture and urbanism of India, Cambridge Scholars Press, Oct. 2012. 
  • Krusche, K. Mughal Tombs on the Yamuna River Front, the untold story of Taj, (in preparation).
  • Krusche, K. Transformation of Historic Urban Mumbai from 1600’s till Today, (in preparation).



  • 2018 VernissageNew drawings of the Vatican Belvedere, Villino Stroganoff, Via Gregoriana 22, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome, November 21 - 23, 2018. 

  • 2014 Rome Forum ExhibitionRilievo dello structure monumentali e ipotesi ricostrutive del foro Romano del XIX al XXI secolo. Exhibit of 19th century work of Ecole des Beaux-Arts architects, materials on Giacomo Boni’s documentation, water color and 3D high definition DHARMA documentation, Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma and World Heritage Center of UNESCO, 2nd April to 13th April 2014.

Refereed Publications

  • K. Krusche, L. Golesh, and R. Hughes, “3D Documenting the Roman Forum”, The Journal of Preservation Technology, The Association for Preservation Technology International, APT (under review).

  • K. Uplekar Krusche, “Heritage, Tourism & Conservation at the Taj Mahal,” Indian Architect and Builder, Jasubhai Media, Dec 2011, Vol 25 (4).

  • K. Uplekar Krusche, and P. Hardin Kapp, “The need to integrate Digital Documentation and 3D Scanning with Traditional Hand Measuring techniques”, Change in Time, Change Over Time, An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment, University of Pennsylvania, (under publication).

  • K.Uplekar Krusche, D. Ajjain, S. Anders, I. Dokonal and J. Kapadia, “History, Morphology and Perfect Proportions of Mughal Tombs: The Secret to Creation of Taj Mahal” in Archnet-IJAR, International Journal of Architectural Research, Archnet-Design media Lab at MIT publishing, Vol 4, Issue 1, 2010, pp.158-178. ISSN - International 1994-6961.

  • K.Uplekar, “Historic Preservation and its relevance today, Examination of Dresden's Frauenkirche in Light of the Venice Charter” in The Venice Charter Revisited: Modernism, Conservation and Tradition in the 21st Century, M. Hardy, ed., Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2008, pp 446-461. ISBN: 978-18-4718-688-1.

  • K.Uplekar, "Transforming Historic City Centres: Integrated Approach of Urban Design and Historic Preservation" in New Architecture and Urbanism, Development of Indian Traditions, D. Prasad, ed., First Edition, New Delhi: INTBAU India, 2008, pp. 103–6. ISBN: 978-81-7525-879-2.

Conference proceedings

  • K. Krusche and C. Sweet, “Documenting National and World Heritage Sites: The need to integrate Digital Documentation and 3D Scanning with Traditional Hand Measuring techniques,” 3D Digital Documentation Summit, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, July 10-12, 2012 at the Presidio in San Francisco, California. (Proceedings forthcoming)

  • K.Krusche, P.Turner and C. Sweet, History in 3D: New Virtualization Techniques for Innovative Architectural and Archeological Scholarship and Education, From the scientist to the citizen: communicating digital archaeology, Computer applications and quantitative methods in Archaeology Conference 2012, University of Southampton, UK. (Proceedings forthcoming)

  • K. Uplekar Krusche, Conference Proceedings, 2010 Leica Geosystems HDS Worldwide User Conference, San Ramon on September 24, 2010.

  • K. Uplekar Krusche, “Keeping Up With Heritage: Tourism and Issues of Conservation at Taj Mahal, India,” Conference Proceedings, World Heritage and Tourism: Managing the Global and the Local, June 2‐4, 2010, Quebec City, Canada, Presses de l’Université Laval. ISBN PDF: 978-27-6379-438-9.

  • K.Uplekar, “Transformation of Historic Urban Centers: Finding the urban origins of Bombay and planning its future” at the 12th International Seminar Forum UNESCO, Hanoi Architectural University, Hanoi. ISBN 978-84-694-1784-3.

Unrefereed Publications

  • K.Uplekar, ‘The Reconstruction of the Frauenkirche’, 11th Issue of ‘Sacred Architecture’, D. Stroik, ed., Journal of the Institute for Sacred Architecture, January 2006.