Practical workshop by the "ARCTIC HERITAGE" project in Finland

Practical workshop by the "ARCTIC HERITAGE" project in Finland
22.11.2021

The practical workshop by the international project “ARCTIC HERITAGE: Developing architectural solutions and conservation techniques for unique cultural objects” (Nordic Council of Ministers project) was held at the University of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture (Finland) on November 16-19, 2021.

Three experts presented the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov. They are the Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage Objects of the Northern and Arctic territories of the Higher School of Engineering, thematic leader of the project, Maria Frolova; employee of the Department of Cultural Heritage Objects of the Northern and Arctic territories of the Higher School of Engineering, administration and financial coordinator of the project Yulia Sokolova and architect-engineer of OOO AriKon i Co, the 1st year postgraduate student in the training direction 08.06.01 Engineering and construction technologies Elizaveta Ivanova. E. Ivanova presented a report on the main project results. The name of her report is "Development of an Interactive map of Cultural Heritage Sites in the Archangelsk region". NArFU experts took an active part in discussing the technical condition of the objects and the developed preservation measures. They visited the restoration objects: Oulu City Hall and old wooden houses in Raahe Old Town (case study in Finland), as well as the Raahe Museum. They expanded collaboration by establishing contacts with external experts to create experts’ network ("Think Tank" Hub’s) for the preservation of the Arctic heritage in the future. As a result of the practical workshop, a technical report on the best Finnish practices and technologies for preserving cultural heritage sites will be prepared. In addition, they discussed further project plans at the meeting. In particular, in the spring of 2022, as part of the project workplan, the practical workshop with a visit to case study (Havnnes) will be planned in Norway. In May 2022, the final project conference will be held in Arkhangelsk.

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