Conservation of 13th- and 14th-Century Saxon Fortified Churches in Transylvania

This project involves the conservation and adaptive reuse of two fortified churches.

During the Middle Ages, the Transylvanian Saxons built fortified churches to provide refuge for villagers in the event of an attack. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details

Location: Romania, Eastern Europe, Europe Organiser(s): Superior Consistory of the Evangelic Church A.C. Romania Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $59,300 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2016 Project Status: Completed
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