Not all World Heritage Cities are famous and super crowded. This is the case of Oviedo, Spain, a city that many don't know and even some citizens, ignore how full of heritage it is.
Category: Ensembles, villages & cities
BVG – Because We Love You
Berlin's main public transportation company wants to become World Heritage. Do they stand a chance?
Today’s Mood: Volunteering for Heritage
What's "talkoo"? Has this anything to do with volunteering for heritage? Read this article to find out how did a group of volunteers engage in wooden restorations in Finland.
Lausanne, the Olympic Capital
Lausanne is the Olympic Capital and received this January the 2020 Youth Olympic Games.
FREIBERG: Nothing special but specialty within the basics
Uniqueness of the medieval town of Freiberg
About Empty Streets and Innovative Places
Stories of innovation and inspiration to revitalize heritage. Apolda – a little-forgotten town in Thuringia, Germany, awaits its visitors.
Coming from two countries in the south of Europe, we were intrigued as soon as we heard about Apolda, a small German town that, despite its great industrial history, is nowadays faced with the effects of economic crisis.
A Night Walk in Leipzig
Heritage Times was launched one year ago, during the 2016 edition of “Denkmal”, the largest European fair for monument restoration. It was also the occasion, for me as an enthusiast about Germany, to see for the first time Leipzig, one of the most engaging cities of the country.Since I had to stay at the fair...
Rieth, Erfurt and the heritage of Plattenbauten
Rieth is a northern neighborhood of Erfurt built between 1971 and 1978, the second in the Thuringian city following the Plattenbauten scheme. This German word hints at how the buildings are made, i.e. with prefabricated concrete slabs. Clearly this method was not exclusive to East Germany, but immediately became a widely known reference to the public...
Fogliano: a lake on the sea
Fogliano is a unique lake divided only by a narrow sand stripe from the Tyrrenian Sea. A witness of the now lost Pontine Marshes.