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PRESERVING HERITAGE, EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES

  • We present our project at the Liverpool School of Architecture, along withARCHIAM, who will present the documentation work done during the last workhshop in M'Hamid.
  • 4tm July 2017.
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WORKSHOP ON RESTORATION, RECORDING AND DOCUMENTATION OF EARTHEN ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE

  • Restoration of the fortified gate in an Mhamid ksar. Participants will be able to learn the traditional building techniques directly from local masters, all contributing to the sustainable development of the region.
  • Workshop on traditional lime based plastering. The use of tadelakt.
  • Heritage recording and documentation. Understanding of the condition and context of heritage sites in M'Hamid.
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EARTH BUILDING AND ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOPS

Thank you very much to Elisa Beltrán de Heredia and to Giovanni Olcese for these two videos about our workshops, in Ouled Mhia (January 2015) and Chourfa (October 2015).

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Video taller Chourfa

DEBATE FORUM: CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT

Debate with those working on Culture and Development: academia, institutions, and civil society.

Debate was based around four blocks: Culture and Diversity, Culture and Social Engagement, Culture and Means of Living, and Culture for the Prevention of violence and Peace Processes.

DISSEMINATION

e are proud to announce the publication of the guide about the Landscape and Cultural Heritage of the M'hamid oasis.

We wish to acknowledge to Mariano Vázquez Espí, who has been the driving force behind the creation of this project; to Rebeca Gómez-Gordo for her patience in editing the guide, and to Carmen Bueno for the beautiful drawings that illustrate it.

DISSEMINATION

We announce the publication of the work carried out between 2012 and 2016.

Special thanks to Helena García Hermida for her patience.

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THE PROJECT

WHAT WE DO

  • Social Project, Architecture, Training.
  • Methodology

THE PROJECT IN MOROCCO

  • The Context.
  • Construction and Architecture Workshops.

ACTIVITIES

INTERVENTION AND COOPERATION

  • Heritage Conservation.
  • Cooperation for Development.

EDUCATION AND SOCIAL PROJECT

  • Workshops at Elementary and Primary Schools.
  • Working Groups in the University.

RESEARCH

  • Research Projects.
  • Publications.

DISSEMINATION

  • Talks and Conferences.
  • Media.

THE M'HMAID OASIS

THE OASIS

  • Basic Information.
  • Map of the M'Hamid Palm Grove.

THE LAST OASIS OF THE DRAA

  • Landscape and Cultural Heritage of the Oasis.
  • Heritage at Risk.

THE ASSOCIATION

WHO WE ARE

  • Members and Collaborators.
  • The Experience of the Association.
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