Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

  • Public debate: Let’s Invest in Futurism – The cultural landscapes of one post – socialist city

    on Nov 8, 19 • in Architecture, Cultural heritage, Education, Ethnography, News, Our Activity, Preservation, Promotion, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Public debate: Let’s Invest in Futurism – The cultural landscapes of one post – socialist city

    On 22.11.2019 at 07:00 pm, HAEMUS in partnership with Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst – Macedonia Program will organize an event entitled “Let’s Invest in Futurism: The cultural landscapes of one post – socialist city” at Kino Kultura in Skopje. After the catastrophic earthquake from 1963, Skopje was envisioned, and afterwards built as an example of modern, futuristic, socialist – utopian, Yugoslavian city. The remains of this vision and this Skopje are still visible in the material and non material culture of the city. In many of the post – socialist countries, there are debates about the architecture

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  • HAEMUS started “Radio Skopje Speaking” project in collaboration with ForumZFD

    on Jul 26, 19 • in Anthropology, Architecture, Culture, History, intangible heritage, Modern history, Our Activity, Skopje • with Comments Off on HAEMUS started “Radio Skopje Speaking” project in collaboration with ForumZFD

    On 26.07.1963 at 5:17 AM, the clock on the Railway Station in Skopje stopped forever. As the journalist Jovan Popovski said “Skopje died in 10 seconds with an odd death, standing up!” Our metropolis that has been destroyed several times by different forces, was rebuilt with the help of 87 nations. The old Skopje was lost, but the new city of solidarity was born! In the honor of the past, but with excitement for the future, we are starting the “Radio Skopje Speaking” project   Signing the Memorandum of Understanding, HAEMUS began the long-term cooperation

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  • What was revealed today in Amphipolis

    on Aug 24, 14 • in Ancient Greece, Architecture, Art, Excavation, Greece, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on What was revealed today in Amphipolis

    24. August.2014 What did the archaeologists found under the base of the Sphinxes – Decorating with blue and red paint on the monument New, important discoveries have been brought to “light” today’s excavations in a funerary monument, the tomb of the caste KH Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, in Amphipolis. After the removal of the marble slabs of the monument, which revealed the entire marble sphinxes, found at the entrance to the tomb, on Thursday the archaeligists removed with extreme caution soils which were behind the statues, at a depth of about two meters and wide

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  • Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

    on Apr 16, 14 • in Architecture, History, Management, News, Preservation, Restoration, Romania • with Comments Off on Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

    The villages of Romania, particularly those in Southern Saxon Transylvania, are a unique survival. These villages, the hay meadows and the forests which surround them are a last outpost of a central European Medieval landscape, forming a vast and extraordinary ensemble stretching for 100 miles from East to West, and about 60 miles from North to South. The architecture is of very gentle and unique nature, or was until recently, built using stone from the nearby hills, lime from local kilns, oak from the deep forests and handmade bricks and tiles by the Romanians who

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  • Looking and Digging: Non-Intrusive Survey, Relations of Knowledge and Hierarchies of Information in Cultural Resource Management

    on Aug 19, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Articles, Management, News, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with Comments Off on Looking and Digging: Non-Intrusive Survey, Relations of Knowledge and Hierarchies of Information in Cultural Resource Management

    Reuben THORPE Looking and Digging: Non-Intrusive Survey, Relations of Knowledge and Hierarchies of Information in Cultural Resource Management Abstract This paper represents a conflation and augmentation of incomplete and/or unpublished work undertaken/presented/produced while the author was resident in the Republic of Macedonia between 2006 and 2009. The core of this paper broadly concerns itself with aspects of the theory and praxis of cultural heritage management, specifically the management of archaeological resources, and seeks to explore how inexpensive, non-destructive, archaeological techniques might, if there is the political will and capacity, enable the identification, quantification, protection and

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  • Hagia Sophia: Facts, History & Architecture

    on Mar 2, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Byzantine, Christianity, Cultural heritage, Culture, History, Music, News, Ottoman period, Religion, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Hagia Sophia: Facts, History & Architecture

      The Hagia Sophia, whose name means “holy wisdom,” is a domed monument originally built as a cathedral in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in the sixth century A.D. It contains two floors centered on a giant nave that has a great dome ceiling, along with smaller domes, towering above. “Hagia Sophia’s dimensions are formidable for any structure not built of steel,” writes Helen Gardner and Fred Kleiner in their book “Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Global History.” “In plan it is about 270 feet [82 meters] long and 240 feet [73 meters] wide. The

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