Tag:Restoration

The Castle of Kruja rises on a rocky ridge detached from Mount Sarisalltëk and the surrounding rock formations. It is one of the most valuable monuments for the local community of Kruja as well...› Read more
Built cultural heritage is irreplaceable and very complex; it evolves in time with many elements and systems of heritage. These assets (elements and systems) are becoming very vulnerable due to the unprecedent changes related...› Read more
The Castle of Preza is believed to have been built around the beginning of the 15th century and it represents an important typology of the feudal medieval fortification, built upon a tuff rocky ridge,...› Read more
The initial aim of the Regional Restoration Camps has been to bring together young professionals from the Western Balkans and provide them with hands-on instruction on applying traditional materials and techniques to restoration/conservation projects....› Read more
The award-winning CHwB Regional Restoration Camps are back! With a series of 3 camps held across the Western Balkans, there are many opportunities to get close to heritage. In 2019, the two oldest Camp themes are...› Read more
The award-winning CHwB Regional Restoration Camps are back! With a series of 3 camps held across the Western Balkans, there are many opportunities to get close to heritage. In 2019, the two oldest Camp themes are...› Read more
The Regional Restoration Camps are turning 10 years old! Starting in September 2007 in Gjirokastra, the RRCs have had a long and successful journey. It is a moment to celebrate each of the participants,...› Read more
In the year that marks the 10th anniversary of Gjirokastra’s inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the city of grey roofs became colorful. Around 30 participants from 10 different countries, representing the Western...› Read more
This year, the award-winning CHwB Regional Restoration Camps are back, with a series of 4 camps held across the Western Balkans. The 21st through 24th Regional Restoration Camps will provide participants with engaging lectures and...› Read more
The story of Gurgai house, one focus of CHwB’s current efforts, is the story of many beautiful, historic houses in Gjirokastra. Located next to the historic bazaar, the property once included two main tower...› Read more