Tag Archives: Earthen Architecture

other earth builders

I know we have some time to go before the swallows, swifts and house martins get back (normally the end of the 2nd week of April up here) but I’m still inspired by the connections between being earth built and … Continue reading

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The ICOMOS general assembly and scientific symposium at UNESCO

A quick trip to the ICOMOS Paris 2011 General Assembly and scientific symposium at UNESCO in Paris.  http://www.icomos-paris2011.com The scientific symposium is split into different themes exploring the ideas of ‘heritage as a driver of development. I was due to present in the … Continue reading

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Mudworking (1) Hili, Abu Dhabi

In 2009/2010 I undertook  condition assessment and conservation planning for the Archaeological Park at Hili, Al Ain. This project was part of the RIBA Stage C planning for an ambitious project to transform the archaeological park at Hili. My involvement comprised the … Continue reading

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world monument watch list… interesting heritage

Not being one for lists but I do appreciate that they can help to raise awareness of heritage issues – the World Monument Fund have today announced those sites that made it through to the 2012 World Monument Watch List. … Continue reading

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