Monuments of Nubia-International Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia

In 1954 the decision to build the Aswan High Dam was made. This dam would lead to the creation of a huge artificial lake covering the Upper Nile ...

Safeguarding Koguryo Tombs & Mural Paintings in the DPRK

Safeguarding Koguryo Tombs & Mural Paintings in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Since 2001, with the support of ...

Conservation and Restoration of the Royal Plaza, the Bayon and Angkor Wat

Following four preliminary survey missions fielded by the Japanese Government in response to the request of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina- Operational project on the rehabilitation plan for the historic centre ...

In December 1995, the Director-General of UNESCO and the representative of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Government signed a Cooperation Memorandum ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Kriva Cuprija bridge of Mostar

Beside the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge), a genuine symbol of the town destroyed in 1993, there is another ancient bridge in Mostar: the Kriva ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Stari Most, Old bridge of Mostar

The "Old Bridge" enhanced the town's development and prosperity. It was its raison d'être. Despite reinforcement works ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina- Tabacica Mosque

This historical mosque, situated in the vicinity of the Old Bridge, in the most touristic part of Mostar, was built c. 1600. This monocameral ...

Arco del Paradiso

In the sestiere or district of Castello, at the entrance to the calle del Paradiso, so called because of the splendid illuminations on festival ...

Façade of Santa Maria del Giglio

This church was built in the second half of the seventeenth century by Giuseppe Benoni; the façade is the work of Giuseppe Sardi.Antonio Barbaro ...

Restoration of a Terraced House in Cannaregio

The first stage of Venice in Peril’s (VIP) exciting venture into the conservation of historic housing in Venice also reached completion during ...

Restoration of Cappella Sagredo, with frescoes by Tiepolo, painting of the "Holy Trinity" by ...

The Amici della Basilica dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo (with funding from the Fondazione Varzi) commissioned preliminary chemical analyses in the ...

Restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's Funeral Monument

The Comité français financed the restoration of Lorenzo Bregno's sixteenth-century funeral monument to Alvise Pasqualigo in the Church of the ...

Restoration of Santa Maria dei Miracoli

In 1470 or thereabouts, an image of a Madonna and child was enshrined in a niche overlooking the street. Gradually, a history of miracles grew up ...

Restoration of the altars of Church of San Rocco and Basilica on Torcello

Cooperating this time with the new American committee Venetian Heritage Inc., the Comitato Italiano saw work on the high altar of the Church of ...

Restoration of the ancient Artiglierie building in the Arsenale

In a joint effort, the Comitato Italiano per Venezia secured funding for the restoration of the dozens of iron window and door frames in the ...

Restoration of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery

Three and a half centuries of neglect and maltreatment were finally reversed in October 1999 with the completion of the comprehensive restoration ...

Restoration of the Cappella Badoer-Giustinian, image of the Madonna dell'Umilità and Statue of ...

Save Venice Inc. brought three projects in the Church of San Francesco della Vigna to completion during the year. The Cappella Badoer-Giustinian ...

Restoration of the Cappella Clary, Church of San Trovaso

The Comité français pour la sauvegarde de Venise often sponsors the restoration of Venetian monuments that have a French connection. This is the ...

Restoration of the Cappella Emiliani

Responding to the Superintendency’s urgent appeal for attention to the Cappella Emiliani, attached to the façade of the Church of San Michele, ...

Restoration of the frescoes in San Salvador et Gesuiti Churches

Working on its own account, Venetian Heritage launched the preliminary phases of two projects during the year in preparation for the restoration ...