Earthen Architecture Course

An Earthen Architecture Course was conducted at the end of 2018 by the Getty Conservation Institute with the Department of Culture and Tourism of Abu Dhabi. The twenty participants from North Africa, Levant, Gulf countries and southwest Asia learned practical methods for the preservation of earthen buildings and archaeological sites.

In an effort to curb the destruction and disappearance of earthen structures worldwide, including in the Middle East and North Africa, an Earthen Architecture Course was conducted at the end of 2018 by the Getty Conservation Institute in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism of Abu Dhabi. The twenty participants from North Africa, Levant, Gulf countries and southwest Asia learned practical methods for the preservation of earthen buildings and archaeological sites.

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Location: Al Ain, Manah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Getty Conservation Institute, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $60,000 Commencement Date: 01/2018 Project Status: Completed
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