Representatives of KSUAE participated in the seminar for conservation and sustainable development of architectural heritage
On June 23-26, 2022, as part of the development of cooperation and interregional relations in the field of conservation and sustainable development of cultural and architectural heritage, representatives of KSUAE took part in a series of events organized in the city of Arkhangelsk with the assistance of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University. M.V. Lomonosov (NarFU).
The Interuniversity seminar "Sustainable development of architectural heritage: education and technology" was held on the basis of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov. The seminar was organized by Russian universities participating in the Erasmus Plus Capacity Building joint project "Capacity Building in the field of sustainable development of architectural heritage", the purpose of which was to update and improve the quality of educational programs in the field of sustainable management of architectural heritage (information historical modeling of buildings and urban historical landscapes - the use BIM-technologies) in the Russian Federation, Armenia and Iran to meet the needs of the sustainable development of the global economy.
Representatives of KSUAE made the following presentations: Associate Professor of the Department of Restorstaion, Director of the Center for Architectural and Restoration Research Svetlana Persova “Practice-oriented approach in architectural education as a tool for achieving sustainable development goals. Experience of KSUAE”; Head of International Relations, Associate Professor of the Department of History and Philosophy Olga Poroshenko "Philosophy of cultural heritage".
Representatives and experts of the Departments of Restoration and Cultural Heritage of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (NarFU), National Research University "Moscow State University of Civil Engineering" and Samara State Technical University.
At the beginning of the seminar, NArFU Vice-Rector for Information Policy, International and Interregional Cooperation Konstantin Zaikov delivered a welcoming speech, emphasizing the relevance and importance of such events: “For any country, its identity, cultural and historical space is important. And, of course, another important topic is urban spaces. For many cities, the problem of attracting young people is relevant, and the development of a comfortable environment plays an important role in solving it. Many studies show that the issue is not only in the quality of education, but also in the place where you live.”
The main topics for discussion at the seminar were: trends in the sustainable development of cultural and historical landscapes and socio-cultural frameworks of cities on the example of the cities of the Russian Arctic, the use of a virtual reconstruction approach to preserve the cultural heritage of the North, and the experience of creating and operating UNESCO Chairs as an effective tool for sustainable management of cultural heritage.
As a result of the seminar and meetings, the parties agreed to create a joint professional retraining program between Russian universities: (Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (NAFU), National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering and Samara State Technical University) with the participation of international experts in the field of reconstruction and restoration of the architectural heritage, topics are outlined for joint research work and internships for students and faculty.
The News is submitted by International Relations Dept of the University.