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NT-HERIT, AN IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT

Travel Diary INT-HERIT is a network of cities that share and learn together in the implementation scenario of their cultural heritage management strategies. A type of methodology poorly known and tested for the first time by the URBACT Programme. Both for URBACT and for the other actors involved (cities, experts, interested parties…) it was an…

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Looking over the fence

Architectural heritage comes in all shapes and sizes! Ancient Greek theatres, roman sites, medieval castles, modernist street spaces and 19th century industrial sites: the INT-HERIT network represents a good cross-section of what architectural heritage has to offer. Regardless of the variety of architectural heritage they have to manage, all network partners do face the same…

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SIGULDA THRILLS

Sigulda is for the Autumn. This is what accredited solvency experts such as The Guardian, Thelegraph or National Geographic say when recommending holiday destinations. Also now, and thanks to their participation in the Transnational Seminar held in the last days of September in this Latvian city within the framework of the INT-HERIT Project, a few dozen people…

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The Echo of DO-DO-NA

The region of Molossia limited to the west with the Ionian Sea, to the south with Acarnania and Aetolia, to the southeast with Thessaly, to the east with Macedonia, to the northeast with Paeonia and to the north with the vast country of Illyria. Molossia was a mountainous country dominated by the Pindo range and…

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Revisited Sites

On the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, Europa Nostra and its President Maestro Plácido Domingo invited all citizens in Europe and beyond to contribute to the #Ode2Joy Challenge. The best entries in the Ode2Joy Challenge will be included in a special video of the project which will be shown on 22 June during…

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The URBACT Local Groups meaning during implementation stage

Implementation Networks (IN) are a new initiative within the URBACT Program, joining European cities involved in the implementation phase of their local urban plans. The particular features existing in this step predetermine the conditions around all dimensions included in their performance. One important topic in this process is how an efficient participatory approach should be…

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Peer Review: An useful learning tool during the implementation of activities in the INT-HERIT cities.

Peer Review is a helpful and frequently used methodology in the URBACT Programme as well as within the frame of the INT-HERIT Project. During the transnational meetings, peer reviews are organised to review the site visits. After the meeting, outputs and conclusions are presented in a bench-marking format in order to facilitate a cooperative learning…

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Cities’ Challenges in Cultural Heritage Management

A Historic Urban Landscape or HUL is an urban area understood  as  the  result  of  a  historic  layering  of  cultural  and  natural  values  and  attributes,  extending  beyond  the  notion  of  “historic  centre”  or  “ensemble”  to  include  the  broader  urban   context  and  its  geographical  setting’. It  builds  upon  the  assumption  that,  when  an  urban settlement is…

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