BUILDING CONSERVATION SERVICES
CONSULTANCY FOR CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
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Horbury Hall Church Street Horbury Wakefield WF4 6LT UK
9 Rue de Pontoise 75005 Paris France
Büyük Hendek Cad. 53/5 Şişhane 34420 Istanbul Turkey
2A Masinsinan Street Teachers Village Quezon City 1100 Metro Manila Philippines
We have received a contract from
the UNESCO Iraq office to prepare a Master Plan for the Citadel of Erbil, a
7,000-year-old city standing on a 32-metre-high archaeological tel and
probably one of the oldest continuously-inhabited settlements in the world.
have been asked to be part of the conservation design team for the restoration
of the Sitnyakovo royal hunting lodge in
Our principal, David Michelmore, has represented ICOMOS on both the 2006 and
2008 UNESCO-ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring Missions to the Historic Areas of
Istanbul World Heritage Site, to whom the Mayor of Istanbul, Mr Kadir Topbaş
(right), explains his concept design for a new metro bridge across the Golden
Horn at a breakfast in Topkapı Palace.
Representing UNESCO was Francesco Bandarin, Director of the World
Heritage Centre (centre).
We are contributing to the Strategic Development Plan for Palmyra, part of a major project funded by the European Commission. One of the most spectacular sites of classical antiquity, the oasis city was the capital of the redoubtable warrior queen Zenobia, until she was captured in A.D. 272 and taken to Rome in golden chains. Palmyra is a World Heritage Site in Syria.
Consultancy for Conservation (in a joint venture with ARS Progetti srl and SPC
srl) is implementing a project Inventorisation
and Multi-Hazard and Earthquake Performance Evaluation of the Cultural Heritage
Buildings in Istanbul in the custody of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism,
funded by the World Bank. This
includes on-site investigation and survey and archive and library research on
168 buildings, including such world-class monuments as Haghia Sophia and
Realistic and economic proposals have been prepared for restoring the Villa
Tarabya, the Summer Embassy of
specified and supervised the exemplar restoration of a timber house in Zeyrek,
Historic Areas of Istanbul World Heritage Site, implemented by ICOMOS Turkey
with technical assistance finance from the World Heritage Fund.
for improved urban management and tourism development in the walled city of
providing expertise for improving the conservation management of historic cities
provided the technical solution to UNESCO for rehanging the mirror-mosaic
ceiling of the Shish Mahal palace pavilion, Lahore, built in 1641 by Moghul
Emperor Shah Jehan for his beloved Mumtaz Mahal (later buried in the Taj), part
of a project funded by Norway, budget US$ 890,000.
drafted the nomination dossier and improved management proposals for the
Some of our clients and project funders
Last modified: July 28, 2008