Terra 2008

UPDATE: Preliminary Conference Programme now available.
Terra 2008, the 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage, will take place in Bamako, Mali from February 1-5, 2008. This is the 10th conference organized by the earthen architecture community under the aegis of ICOMOS since 1972, and the first to be held in Africa. The conference is expected to draw up to 300 specialists in the fields of conservation, anthropology, archaeology, architecture and engineering, scientific research, site management, and sustainable development of earthen architectural heritage.

6th Latin American Seminar of Earth Construction

The “VI Seminario Iberoamericano de Construcción con Tierra” is organised by: Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo, Tampico. Tamaulipas. México Universidad…

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World Adobe Forum

The World Adobe Forum is a website (under development) dedicated to the sharing of information about safer adobe-mudbrick housing. It is supported by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), the International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), the EERI-IAEE World Housing Encyclopaedia and a multi-disciplinary panel of experts and advocates from around the world.

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