World Monuments Fund (WMF) has announced four new grants totaling $235,000 for conservation work to save a yeshiva and three synagogues in Eastern Europe.
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The looting and destruction of archaeological sites in the wake of the Iraq war shows that protecting a country’s cultural heritage during a time of conflict is no easy task, especially when that heritage involves historically important sites that can’t be moved out of harm’s way.
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has awarded its first World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize to Brenne Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH, headed by partners Winfried Brenne and Franz Jaschke, for its restoration of the ADGB Trade Union School in Bernau, Germany (1930).
Bonnie Burnham, president of World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF is launching a major new phase of its conservation program at Angkor, working closely with the governmental organization APSARA National Authority (Authority for the Protection and Management of Angkor and the Regio
In May 2008, the World Monuments Fund (WMF), in collaboration with the Northwest Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in Italy (NIAUSI), is convening an international symposium at Civita di Bagnoregio, Pitigliano, and Orvieto to develop effective conservation strategies for the tuff towns
Bonnie Burnham, President of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), today announced the 2010 World Monuments Watch. For more than 40 years, WMF, a nonprofit organization, has worked to preserve cultural heritage across the globe. The 2010 Watch includes 93 sites now at risk, representing 47 countries.
Modernism at Risk: Modern Solutions for Saving Modern Landmarks, an exhibition organized by the World Monuments Fund (WMF) and sponsored by Knoll, Inc., will travel to design schools and other venues across the U.S.
Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF, in partnership with the City of Newburgh, the National Park Service, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, and the Newburgh Preservation Association, is launching a field school for high-school students thi
Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF has taken on a multimillion-dollar project at the medieval Abbey of San Clemente a Casauria, which was badly damaged in the April 6, 2009, earthquake that struck the Abruzzo region of central Italy.
Miami Marine Stadium, an icon of modern architecture currently threatened with demolition, has taken an important step toward potential restoration.