Category: Vernacular heritage

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...

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...

World Heritage Series n°36 Earthen Architecture in Today’s World

As announced in UNESCO Web site, “This publication gives an overview of the state of conservation of World Heritage earthen architecture sites as well as outlining the various activities undertaken during the first period of the WHEAP Programme. It reflects on the challenges facing earthen...

International conference on vernacular heritage, sustainability and earthen architecture

VerSus 2014 | 2nd Mediterra | 2nd ResTAPIA VerSus 2014 is an International Conference on the Lessons from Vernacular Heritage for Sustainable Architecture. The conference themes are the study of vernacular architecture and its mechanisms for sustainability, the conservation and restoration of vernacular architecture and...

Inventaire du Patrimoine Mondial en terre

L’inventaire des biens de la Liste du patrimoine mondial bâtis en terre préparé par CRAterre-ENSAG dans le cadre du programme WHEAP (World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme, dirigé par le Centre du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO) a été présenté officiellement lors de la grande conférence internationale...

Ouverture des inscriptions au DSA “Architecture de terre” du Laboratoire CRAterre de l’ENSAG

Le DSA “Architecture de terre” est une formation post-master valorisée par un diplôme national de spécialisation et d’approfondissement, délivré par le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication de France. La formation s’inscrit dans les activités de la Chaire UNESCO “Architecture de terre”, visant...

Chaire UNESCO – Terre

La Chaire UNESCO Architectures de terre, cultures constructives et développement durable, a été inaugurée en octobre 1998 à l’École d’Architecture de Grenoble, créée à l’initiative de la Division de l’Enseignement Supérieur de l’UNESCO. Elle est pilotée par l’Unité de recherche-Labex AE&CC et son laboratoire CRAterre-ENSAG...