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Terra 2016: XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures

Terra 2016 is the twelfth in a series of international events organised since 1972, bringing together academics, professionals and experts, and a broad audience around earthen architectures.
The 2016 edition will focus mainly on issues dealing with sustainable development, particularly in urban areas. This event will gather more than 800 participants from the fields of heritage conservation, archaeology, architecture and urban planning, engineering, social sciences, as well as fields related to local sustainable development and crisis intervention.

The congress is organised under the aegis of the ISCEAH Committee of ICOMOS international, in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP).


Type of Event Category 4- International Congress
Start 11.07.2016 12:00 local time
End 14.07.2016 12:00 local time
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Focal point Monteil, Karalyn
Contact k.monteil@unesco.org
Country France
City Lyon
Venue Centre des Congrès
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Official Website
Link 1 World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme
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