Course on Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals
Nablus, Palestine, from 3rd to 4th March 2013
Welfare Association Office in Jerusalem with its regional branch in Nablus, supported by ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property), UNESCO; and EC organizes series of training and courses in integrated conservation of architectural heritage. A Course on Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals was organized from January to May 2013. The experts invited by Welfare to take part in the activities are Gorgio Crocci, Andrea Urlandova, Shadia Touqan, Yousuf Naches, Mario Santana, and Amra Hadzimuhamedovic.
Amra Hadžimuhamedović was asked to lecture on the following topic: Management of Conservation Projects, Maintenance Programmes, Communication skills, Risk Preparednes on March 3rd and 4th 2013.
The course aims were to develop a technical platform for the professional training of practitioners working in the field of architectural conservation in Jerusalem and Nablus by:
1. Understanding the basic (international) principles of heritage conservation processes in historic lived-in environments in order to devise informed strategies for the conservation of heritage sites;
2. Recognizing methods for the historic research and evaluating historic buildings in old cities and defining their significance;
3. Documenting and analyzing existing material and structural conditions of heritage sites and buildings, diagnosing causes of deterioration, with particular reference to living environments and socio-economic conditions in areas of conflict
4. Identifying priorities for appropriate project management approaches and conservation interventions (including monitoring and maintenance) at a heritage place.
The follow up will be in July 2013.