Bonnie Burnham, president, World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF has awarded its 2010 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize to Bierman Henket architecten and Wessel de Jonge architecten, leading practitioners in the restoration of modern buildings, for their technically and pr
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The Strawberry Hill Trust today announced that the £9 million, two-year-long restoration of Horace Walpole’s magnificent Gothic castle Strawberry Hill is complete and the site will re-open to the public on Saturday, October 2, 2010.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) and American Express join St. Paul's Cathedral in celebrating the completion of the first phase of work on a sustainable tourism program at this iconic London landmark.
World Monuments Fund (WMF), the leading international independent organization dedicated to preserving cultural heritage around the world, announced today that it is partnering with the Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration (KCCC) to help build sustainable stewardship for the Kyoto machiya in
.Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that the landmark A. Conger Goodyear House, designed by Edward Durell Stone, has been sold with a preservation easement that will protect its architectural integrity in perpetuity.
The World Monuments Fund (WMF), the leading international organization dedicated to preserving cultural and architectural sites around the world, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the leading national organization devoted to saving historic places and revitalizing America’s commun
The New York-based World Monuments Fund (WMF), with Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, INBA), today celebrated the completed restoration of The Feast of the Holy Cross, an extraordinary mural cycle by Mexican artist Roberto Montenegro (1887–1968).
Bonnie Burnham, president, World Monuments Fund (WMF), and Timothy P. Whalen, director, Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), today announced the formation of the GCI–WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative. Established with lead funding from the J.M.
GCI-WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative completed the first training course entirely dedicated to the inventory and rapid assessment of archaeological and historic sites of Iraq, and to the delivery of, and training in the compilation of the first module of the database that will m
On July 23, 2004, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) participate in festivities to celebrate the completed restoration of the sixteenthcentury Old Bridge (Stari Most)—a treasured landmark in the historic city of Mostar—and announce the establishment of the St