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World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP)

Earthen architecture is one of the most original and powerful expressions of our ability to create a built environment with readily available ...
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Archaeology in the Caribbean - Martinique 2004

From the 20 to the 23 September 2004, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre organised an international seminar involving official representatives and ...

Commemoration of ten years of international co-operation at Angkor, Cambodia

Situated in the current province of Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Kings and the group of ...

International Conference in Istanbul (Turkey) on the resistance of historic buildings to ...

The “International Conference on the Seismic Performance of Traditional Buildings” was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 18 November 2000, ...

Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia

The Temple of Preah Vihear, which is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is situated on Cambodia’s northern border with Thailand. The property ...

Preparatory assistance for the nomination of the architectural work of Le Corbusier (Argentina, ...

Le Corbusier is one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, and his work both built and written have had a huge impact on the world, and ...

Support for the conservation of the Complex of Koguryo Tombs in the Democratic People's ...

The Koguryo Kingdom covered the majority of Democratic People's Republic of Korea and north-eastern China, from 227 BCE until 668 CE. Some of the ...

Support for the World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP)

In 2007, the World Heritage Centre, with the support of the France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, launched a study and analysis of the World ...

Technical assistance for the management of the Archaeological Site of Zeugma and its ...

Zeugma is an ancient city situated on the Euphrates south of Turkey. It is composed of two cities on either side of the Euphrates: Seleucia and ...

Technical assistance for the management of the Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra, ...

With a strategic geographic position on one of the few passageways between the Adriatic Sea and the Balkan Peninsula, and on the banks of the ...

Technical Assistance for the protection and development of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Morocco

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Morocco, is a fortified village of adobe buildings and is an interesting example of earthen architecture in North ...

Technical assistance for urban management and rehabilitation of the Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, ...

The Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (Mauritania) were founded in the 11th and 12th centuries to serve the caravans ...

Technical support for the management, enhancement and development of the Historic Areas of ...

The Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey, were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1985, and as a strategic point in the Bosphorus peninsula ...

Support for production of a documentary film on earthen architecture

The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement supported the production of a documentary on earthen architecture. In 2004, François Le Bayon directed ...