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What Stereotomy means?

What Stereotomy means?

A significant part of the Sicilian and Mediterranean historical-architectural heritage is built using cut stone and the stereotomy technique. The study and enhancement of this heritage involve various disciplines which find an extraordinary synthesis in these Italian...

First Resonance Group Meeting in Palermo

First Resonance Group Meeting in Palermo

The Resonance group meeting organized by the University of Palermo has taken place the 18th of November 2020 at 5.00 pm online, using the Microsoft Teams platform. Profs. Tiziana Campisi (scientific responsable of the project for UNIPA) and Xavier Casanovas (president...

Report on Energy Rehabilitation in Spain

Report on Energy Rehabilitation in Spain

The General Council of Technical Architecture (CGATE) has presented a report that shows how 8% of Spanish homes are kept at a temperature below 17ºC and 35% between 18ºC and 19ºC. In other words, they will be cold in winter, since they are well below the minimum...

AEEBC Resonance Group on line meeting

AEEBC Resonance Group on line meeting

With the objective of having first impressions of the project among the professional’s community, represented by AEEBC members, as representatives of many professions concerned about Rehabilitation and Education through Europe past 5th November, an on line meeting was...

Maintenance of Wooden Architecture

Maintenance of Wooden Architecture

A workshop "Wooden Architectural Heritage of Lithuania from Village to Manor" was held in the ethnoarchitectural village of the Lithuanian People's Household Museum of The Islands II on the 17-20th of September in 2020. The seminar was dedicated to exploring the craft...

Preservation of wooden heritage in Lithuania

Preservation of wooden heritage in Lithuania

Wooden cultural heritage objects are an integral part of Lithuanian architectural heritage and one of the most important and fragile results of human cultural activities. Wooden buildings can be renovated and restored while preserving their ethnicity, when improving...

Call for skills for the restoration of Notre Dame de Paris

Call for skills for the restoration of Notre Dame de Paris

With the objective to reopening the cathedral in 2024, the public responsible establishment is launching a call for skills to identify the actors as craftsman and companies specialized in the rehabilitation of historic monuments, interested in participating in the...

Rehabilitation in Rennes historical centre  with new materials

Rehabilitation in Rennes historical centre with new materials

The rehabilitation of the Norac group headquarters in Rennes, made by Maurer & Gilbert Architects, has led to an elevation of a historic building with the creation of two new levels. To do this, an immense bioclimatic glass window in the form of a vault has been...