Conservation work Gjirokastra, Albania

Education Portal – Preservation Basics

Use these resources to gain an understanding of historic preservation as it is defined and practiced in various countries around the world. Reading these materials can give you an appreciation for the issues dealt with at each AiP project and allow you to broaden your hands-on experience. The education gained from these materials may prove beneficial in completing an internship or preparing you for work in the field of building conservation.

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SUGGESTED READINGS

Definitions

International Charters and Conventions

Introduction to the Charters

Complete list of ICOMOS Charters and Texts

Selected Charters and Declarations

US Federal Laws and Regulations

Methodology of Cultural Heritage Preservation