24.05.2012 | Minsk | Belarus
3rd Conference "Reconstruction and Restoration of Buildings: Modern Technologies and Energy Effective Solutions"
3rd Conference "Reconstruction and Restoration of Buildings: Modern Technologies and Energy Effective Solutions" took place in Minsk on May 24, 2012. The Conference was organized by agency "Community Forums" and RCTT with support of the BSR project COOL Bricks.
The Conference gathered over 60 participants, including representatives from the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Architecture and Construction, Belarusian Union of Builders, Belarusian Voluntary Society for Protection of Monuments of History and Culture, National Academy of Sciences, universities, R&D institutes, construction companies. Dr. Alexander Uspenskiy, director of the RCTT, moderated the Conference. Participants listened to presentations and discussed issues related to preservation of historical and cultural heritage and the energy efficiency of historic buildings. Dr. Alexander Uspenskiy, director of the RCTT, moderated the Conference. An excursion to hotel "Garni" in historical part of Minsk which is currently under reconstruction was organized for participants.
After the Conference participants adopted a resolution with recommendations to state authorities promoting assurance of compliance with UNESCO requirements on restoration of historical and cultural (architectural) values and their inclusion in the list of World Cultural Heritage, improvement of national legislation on cultural heritage and its harmonization with EU legislation, improvement of international technology and knowledge transfer.
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