Cities across Europe have experienced record-breaking temperatures this summer
Modern designs have exacerbated heat problems due to the materials used
Experts say contemporary buildings need to learn from the past to find a solution
BAKU, Republic of Azerbaijan, 3 July – Cultural heritage offers immense and virtually untapped potential to drive climate action and support ethical and equitable transitions by communities towards low carbon, climate resilient development pathways. Realising that potential, however, requires both better recognition of the cultural dimensions of climate change and adjusting the aims and methodologies…
There are many climate change issues which are impacting and will increasingly impact heritage places and which we, as heritage practitioners, will need to plan for and take action to mitigate these impacts in Australia and around the world.
‘Cultural Heritage and UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals: How Historic Buildings can be a Resource for Ecologically Sustainable Development’ Presentation by Ruth Redden on behalf of ICOMOS Australia NSCES, Tokyo, 19 March 2019 On behalf of the Australia ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change (NSCES), Ruth Redden (M.ICOMOS) will present a lecture…
The Australia ICOMOS National Scientific Committee for Energy and Sustainability (NSCES) works towards the conservation of heritage places in a sustainable context, including cultural heritage, social values and environmental values. We meet regularly and encourage anyone in Australia with interest and experience in the sustainability of heritage places and a willingness to actively contribute to…
DRAFT Practice Note 1: Built Environment NSCES are happy to announce this Practice Note on Sustainability and Heritage in the Built Environment – the first in a series of practice notes in energy, sustainability and climate change in heritage by NSCES. At the moment it is in DRAFT, but it will be finalised soon….
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