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Syrian Heritage Archive Project

The Syrian Heritage Archive Project was founded in 2013 with the aim to build a digital archive in response to the ongoing war-related destructions of heritage in Syria. Photo…

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Aleppo Heritage Catalogue

Aleppo Heritage Catalogue

Aleppo Heritage Catalogue is a project on historical and architectural documentation of monuments in the world heritage site of Aleppo. It seeks a scientific and practical inq…

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Post conflict recovery of Urban Cultural Heritage in the Middle East: The case of Aleppo

The project focuses on studying the urban fabric of the world living heritage site of the old city of Aleppo. This trade metropolis, opulent in architectural monuments, has be…

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Interactive Heritage Map of Syria

Interactive Heritage Map of Syria

The Interactive Heritage Map of Syria seeks to document intangible aspects of heritage in Syria by documenting knowledge and collecting stories and memories from the community…

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Patan Durbar Square, Nepal

Patan Durbar Square a World Heritage Site in Kathmandu, Nepal is home to Vishveshvara Temple. The Vishveshvara Temple, built in 1627 was severely damaged. Vishveshvara Temple …

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Pingyao, China

Nominated in 1997 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Pingyao has over 4,000 Ming and Qing era courtyards all surrounded by brick-and-stone walls that are over six kilometers …

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Maijishan, China

The goals of the Maijishan Grottoes project is to Develop a visitor management plan and establish relevant training, document the traditional conservation practices and develo…

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Guizhou, Dali Village, China

Guizhou, is a perfect example of a cultural landscape which combines the tangible and intangible heritages harmoniously. GHF’s work in Guizhou focuses on helping preserve the …

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Char Narayan Temple Reconstruction in Katmandu Valley

Rebuild Char Narayan, the oldest of the temples located in Patan’s Durbar Square. WMF’s long-standing partner in Nepal, Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT), will conduc…

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