Architecture conservation

Architectural reservation and conservation, a list of websites

Cultural Heritage Search Engine
Preservation and conservation database.

Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe
International initiative coordinated by UNESCO, aimed at strengthening regional cooperation for the protection and promotion of South-East European cultural heritage.

Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center

Heritage Conservation Network
A non-profit organization promoting the conservation of historic architecture and sites. Hands-on preservation workshops are held at sites around the world.

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

International Council on Monuments and Sites
A non-governmental organization of professionals dedicated to the conservation of the world’s historic monuments and sites.

Maisons Privées
A French-based non-profit organization dedicated to saving and promoting the diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century architecture.

Petra National Trust
Society for the preservation of the antiquities, environment and cultural heritage of the World Heritage Site of Petra in Jordan.

World Heritage
UNESCO

World Monuments Fund

Building Conservation
Cathedral Communications provides a directory of building conservation companies, courses and organizations, mainly in the United Kingdom. Also on-line articles and events listing.

Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
The text of the convention provided by Law-Ref.org is fully indexed and crosslinked with other international documents.

Cultural Heritage Charters and Standards
A review of the principal UNESCO and ICOMOS charters and standards for the preservation of cultural heritage by J.K. Gillon.

Cultural Heritage Search Engine
A directory of sites related to the conservation of cultural heritage – the natural and urban landscape. English and Italian.

Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe
International initiative coordinated by UNESCO, aimed at strengthening regional cooperation for the protection and promotion of South-East European cultural heritage.

Ecole d’Avignon
Offers courses and consulting in historic preservation, decorative painting, and traditional building techniques. Avignon, France.

European Heritage Network
The Council of Europe offers a databank on official heritage policies, and a heritage portal.

Heritage Preservation Services
The US National Park Service provides illustrated guidelines for rehabilitating historic properties, preservation briefs, information on tax incentives and a catalog of its publications.

Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center
CHP is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, which undertakes a range of training activities, organizes grassroots projects, and provides consultation services to government units and local communities in heritage protection law and in strategies for conserving heritage.

Heritage Conservation Network
A non-profit organization promoting the conservation of historic architecture and sites. Hands-on preservation workshops are held at sites around the world.

Historic Cities Programme
Part of the Aga Khan Trust Culture which focuses on the physical, social, cultural and economic revitalisation of communities in the Muslim world.

Historical Heritage Protection Foundation Turkey
A non-profit, non-political organization dedicated to excavating, consolidating and restoring cultural properties in Turkey and elsewhere. Includes details of projects.

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Created by UNESCO to promote conservation of monuments and sites of historical, artistic and archaeological interest. Headquarters in Rome. Activities, events calendar, image archive, training directory.

International Council on Monuments and Sites
A non-governmental organization of professionals dedicated to the conservation of the world’s historic monuments and sites. General Assembly, news, national committees, scientific committees. English and French versions.

Maisons Privées
A French-based non-profit organization dedicated to saving and promoting the diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century architecture.

Petra National Trust
Society for the preservation of the antiquities, environment and cultural heritage of the World Heritage Site of Petra in Jordan. Mission, values, administration, membership, funding.

Promotion of Monuments in Curaçao
PROMO aims to preserve, conserve and maintain historical buildings in Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles). Includes photo gallery of buildings.

Sociedade dos Amigos dos Jardins Europa e Paulistano
Neighborhood group aiming to preserve the “Garden City” districts of São Paulo, Brazil, designed by British architects Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin in the 1920s. Site in Portuguese and English.

Swedish Foundation for Cultural Heritage without Borders –
The foundation aims to restore cultural property in those areas ravaged by conflicts, catastrophes or endangered in other ways. News, activities, appeal for support.

The Tibet Heritage Fund
Organized, funded and supervised the protection and restoration of the ancient secular buildings on the Lhasa Barkor, many originally scheduled for demolition.

World Heritage Forum
Weblog by Matthias Ripp and information about UNESCO World Heritage.

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