Category: Continent

BASEhabitat’s Activities

You want to know more about the work of BASEhabitat? Read through our Annual Report 2014/15. It shows our activities in the fields of education, projects and network. www.basehabitat.org University of Art and Design Linz Hauptplatz 6 4010 Linz, Austria

“MISSION PATRIMOINE” Maroc 2016 – ENAM

“MISSION PATRIMOINE” Maroc 2016 – ENAM

L’Ecole Nationale d’Architecture de Marrakech met en place l’été 2016, en collaboration avec la Wilaya Marrakech-Safi, le Conseil Régional Marrakech-Safi, le Conseil Communal Marrakech Medina, le Conseil Communal Mechouar Kasbah, la Direction Régionale de la Culture Marrakech-Safi, l’Union REMPART, l’Association Al Muniya Marrakech, et sous l’égide...

BASEhabitat Inernational Summer School

ON MODERN EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE AND BAMBOO CONSTRUCTIONS will take place in Austria from 18. July – 1. August 2016 Learning by doing – experiment in PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS how to build with earth and bamboo. MATERIAL SCIENCE classes show details about sustainable building materials. In THEORY...

Ouvrages sur Cuenca

Deux nouveaux documents vous sont proposés en téléchargement sur le site de CRAterre: – Orientaciones para la conservacion de inmuebles patrimoniales de tierra en Cuenca – Movilización de mujeres y jóvenes en la transmisión de las técnicas tradicionales para la preservación de la arquitectura de...

EBUKI Ireland Inaugural Conference

To celebrate the growth of EBUKI and incorporation of Ireland we will be hosting an inaugural conference in Sligo, Ireland. This conference, organised in association with IT Sligo,  will include talks as well as demonstrations that will be accessible to all that are either currently...

Conferencia “La caña como material de construcción: interpretación e innovación en la arquitectura contemporánea”

Desde la Cátedra UNESCO de Arquitectura de tierra, culturas constructivas y desarrollo sostenible os enviamos la información relativa a la primera conferencia del ciclo de este curso 2015-2016. La conferencia tendrá lugar el viernes 02 de octubre a las 13h en la Sala de Proyecciones...

Project SOStierra

The research project SOStierra “Restoration and rehabilitation of the traditional earthen architecture in the iberic peninsula” is concentrating on the possibilities of sustainable restoration and rehabilitation remaining respectful of the traditional earthen architecture. For more information: http://sostierra.blogs.upv.es/

The conservation of the World Heritage properties : a major challenge for Mali

The Malian cultural heritage has been suffering unprecedentedly during the crisis. For UNESCO, the government of Mali and its partners, the essential role that the cultural heritage is playing in the peace process and the social cohesion is evident. The rehabilitation of the damaged cultural...

PIRATE : Fournir les instructions et les ressources pour l’évaluation et la formation dans la construction en terre

Ce projet Européen, soutenu par le programme de financement Leonardo da Vinci (dédié à la formation professionnelle), rassemble 18 partenaires de 8 pays, dont l’objectif commun est d’introduire le matériau et les procédés de construction en terre dans la formation initiale et continue des professionnels...

Second International Troglodytic Architecture Conference

RICHT is planning to organize the Second International Troglodytic Architecture Conference in 7-8 October 2015 in Tehran. Building on the first national Conference held in 2012 in Kerman, this one tries to cover the widest possible studies and researches all around the world. Poster of...

Earth Building UK and Ireland conference and workshop week: CLAYFEST June 8th to 13th 2015

Earth Building UK EBUK have run successful conferences around the country for the past 8 years. This year we are raising our goals and running four days of workshops followed by a conference and tours of local earth buildings. The renaissance of earth building in...

Festival Archi Matières

Le Pays Voironnais organise le festival Archi Matières du 8 au 14 juin 2015. L’Atelier Alba réalisera une installation en terre crue avec une performance musicale et dansée (Troupe Processus Vital) qui aura lieu lors du décoffrage de la pièce, le samedi 13 Juin de...

Karibu Kilwa: Kilwa district heritage resources

Parution du catalogue du patrimoine de Kilwa en Tanzanie. Ce document fait l’inventaire des sites touristiques autour de Kilwa: village de pêcheurs, salines, îles, patrimoine architectural, sites naturels, curiosités géologiques, faune, etc. Pour télécharger le document, cliquez ici. Publication of the catalogue on the cultural...

Clay plaster – come and learn

Clay Plaster training material has been brought into Estonia, Finland and Sweden in the “Northern Clay Plaster Project, Professional Qualification for Working with Natural and Sustainable Building Materials”, shortly NCPP. For more information : www.northernclay.eu Using earth or clay as building material has a century old...

Réhabiliter le bâti ancien en Dombes

Cette plaquette, destinée au grand public, concerne la réhabilitation du bâti ancien en Dombes. Les auteurs expliquent comment améliorer le confort d’une maison ancienne, comment l’isoler, quels matériaux utiliser et qui contacter pour intervenir sur ce type de bâti. PACCOUD, Grégoire, GÉNIS, Léa, 2014. Réhabiliter...