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Bolstering community identity through cultural programmes in Cusco (Peru)

A variety of projects aim to protect Cusco’s cultural heritage, promote social development through crafts and strengthen traditional knowledge ...

Bridging a spatial and social divide through inclusive planning in Zanzibar Town (United ...

The multi-level, heritage-based development and spatial plan aims to link the World Heritage site and buffer zone with the wider city context by ...

Community-centred revitalisation of Souq al-Silah in Cairo (Egypt)

A long-standing project has been working to revitalise a commercial street in the historic district of Darb al-Ahmar and reconnect the local ...

Creating a digital archive of historic documents and photographs of World Heritage sites in Iraq

In order to preserve historical documents related to World Heritage sites, the Iraqi State Board of Heritage and Antiquities has proposed to ...

Daily monitoring system of heritage sites in the Baekje Historic Areas (Republic of Korea)

The daily monitoring of the conservation status of the heritage sites is carried out by local residents, who were trained as daily heritage ...

Heritage Education Programme in Puebla (Mexico)

The local government of Puebla has developed a comprehensive Heritage Education Programme to raise awareness about the city’s cultural heritage ...

Heritage-based urban planning for Sustainable Development in Gwalior and Orchha (India)

A new initiative aims to implement the approach of the 2011 UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape in the Indian cities of Gwalior ...

Improving the connection between heritage and young people in archaeological sites in Djémila ...

An ongoing programme in a remote Algerian town aims to connect the local community with the archaeological site through workshops and activities ...

Improving water availability and sustainability by reviving traditional water systems in ...

The Million wells for Bengaluru campaign is an initiative to build one million shallow wells using traditional well-digging techniques. The ...

Polo del '900: an inclusive, multi-functional cultural centre in downtown Turin (Italy)

The model of the Polo del 900 proposes collaboration as a solution for institutional and cultural fragmentation which forms the core of a new ...

Promoting field-based heritage education in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)

In early 2020, the University of Pennsylvania carried out a field research seminar in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The educational exercise was ...

Transmitting the cultural heritage of the region of Missions through an itinerant exhibition ...

The initiative aims to educate and share the history, culture and heritage of the Brazilian territory of Missions. The exhibition is part of an ...

Understanding the movement of people through phone use analysis in Florence (Italy)

In order to understand the flow of people in the Historic Centre of Florence, the local government analysed mobile usage data from major ...