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Participants of the first module Participants of the first module

Sharjah Delivers Lessons on Built Heritage

Aiming to further educate architects within the field of built heritage and conservation, ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre and Sharjah Institute for Heritage have together launched a five-module course.

The first week-long module, titled Introduction to Architectural Documentation for Built Heritage in the Arab Region, saw the participation of 13 professionals from the UAE, Egypt, Syria, Libya, Palestine and Yemen.

Zaki Aslan, director, ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre, stated, “[...] We are committed to the safeguarding of cultural heritage in the Arab region for the benefit of local societies, individual countries and the region as a whole. This course will provide the best practices in heritage conservation and management, serving as a unique learning experience [...].”