Location of the initiative:
LATVIA - Riga
Relation to Strategy 21 Recommendations:
Time span of the initiative:
Brief description of the initiative:
The initiative is in planning and preparatory phase. The initiative is based on efforts to facilitate knowledge based conservation, research, re-use of materials in renovation of heritage sites. There are minor local restoration centres which successfully work on knowledge transfer between generations, craftsmen and experts as well as raises awareness in local community. Need for establishment of detail storage for reuse of elements of historic buildings, thus facilitating smart and sustainable development of heritage and quality of human life, has led to the initiative of establishment of restoration and competence centre. The centre will be located in a historic site which will be renovated as a case study involving thorough discussions and expert meetings.
Objectives of the initiative:
- Detail storage for reuse of elements from historic buildings.
- Restoration and consultation centre for craftsmen and stakeholders.
- Training centre.
Brief assessment of the initiative’s results:
Given that the initiative has just started and is in planning/preparatory phase, the evaluation cannot be given. Preparatory phase (seminar, site visit and discussions) is successful, attracting number of interested parties.
State Inspection for Heritage Protection
Cultural heritage policy division