Two months into the St Andreas restoration project

Another view of the restoration work at St Andreas Monastery

This will be the first-ever collaboration between the communities on both sides of the UN-arbitrated Green Line as the Greek Orthodox Church is located in the northern, Turkish Cypriot part of the island. It has taking years for the two communities to agree to this restoration project that will require equal involvement and is seen by some as a test project that hopefully will be extended to other monuments. The creation, in 2008, of the Technical Committee for Cultural Heritage, co-chaired by a Turkish Cypriot and a Greek Cypriot, hasRead More

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Restoration work begins on the Mackintosh building Leading conservation architect Julian Harrap told the event, hosted by GSA at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, that the art school would be “under international scrutiny” after news of the fire in May raised the global profile of the building. The Grade A listed building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh lost about 10 per cent of its structure in the blaze on 23 May, and 30 per cent of its contents including Mackintosh’s library. Mr Harrap said: “The building was well known before,Read More

Restoration of Apostolos Andreas Monastery has started

It was stated that restoration of Apostolos Andreas Monastery and the buildings around the monastery has started. Following transportation of icons into the monastery, the main building of the church was closed to visitors, and the monastery has been delivered to the Turkish-Greek partnership contracting company which will restore the church. Restoration project of Apostolos Andreas Monastery was prepared by Patras University in Greece. The restoration of the Apostolos Andreas Monastery will be realized in 3 stages and completed on 30 April 2016. A temporary church is built close toRead More