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TERRA EDUCATION III : proceedings

The proceedings of the international seminar TERRA Education III, organized in 2018 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the UNESCO Chair “Earth Architecture, Building Cultures and Sustainable Development” and in the framework of the WHEAP Program, are now available online....

VerSus: Lessons from Vernacular Heritage in Sustainable Architecture

[EN] The main objectives of the VerSus project are to identify fundamental principles from vernacular heritage, and to explore ways to integrate those principles into the design of a more eco-responsible architecture. The project also encourages an EU-wide intercultural dialogue, through the launch of a...

I manuali del recupero dei centri storici della sardegna

I Manuali del Recupero nascono nel quadro delle iniziative della Regione Sardegna e del suo Assessorato all’Urbanistica dirette a fornire strumenti sempre più approfonditi nella fase attuativa della pianificazione paesaggistica regionale. I Manuali sono progettati per supportare gli Enti Locali nel passaggio ad una gestione...

Heritage module of the DSA-Earthen architecture, Grenoble (France)

The DSA «Earthen Architecture» is ongoing in Grenoble. The training is combining theoretical courses in the ENSAG premises and practical activities in the field. Despite the pandemic, most of the courses were held in class rather than online, allowing students to benefit from the knowledges...

Construcción con Tierra. Permanencia del pasado y tecnología actual

“Construcción con Tierra. Permanencia del pasado y tecnología actual ” – XV Congreso de Arquitectura de Tierra en Cúcuta, Colombia. 2018 Coordinadores: Félix Jové Sandoval. José Luis Sáinz Guerra. Javier Alfonso Cárdenas Gutiérrez. ISBN: 978-84-09-25126-1Noviembre de 2020Publicación online. Ver publicacion completa.   Resumen El legado...

Project 3DPAST – Living and virtual visiting European World Heritage

The project 3DPAST – Living and virtual visiting European World Heritage was just concluded, and can be visited at: www.esg.pt/3dpast/ The project was coordinated by Escola Superior Gallaecia (esGALLAECIA), as project leader, University of Florence (UNIFI) and University Politecnica de València (UPV), as partners. It...

Bitumen-stabilized earthen architecture

A new article by a member of the Chair is available on ScienceDirect. DANEELS, Annick, ROMO DE VIVAR, Alfonso, CHÁVEZ, Laura, REYES, Marisol, TAPIA, Everardo, LEÓN, Mayra, CIENFUEGOS, Edith et OTERO, Francisco Javier, 2020. Bitumen-stabilized earthen architecture: The case of the archaeological site of La...

ECVET Earth Building

ECVET Earth Building

ECVET Earth building is a matrix of units of learning outcomes that are conceived for construction, renovation and decoration with unfired clay materials. For much more information please see https://ecvetearth.hypotheses.org Each unit relates to a set of tasks that together form an activity specific to...

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...

UNESCO Chair and the UNITWIN network: report of activities 2014

The UNESCO Chair annual report of activities 2014 « Earthen architecture, building cultures and sustainable development » is a collective report that has been elaborated with contributions of several institutions, members of the UNITWIN network. This report gives a global vision of the activities of the Chair...

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...

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