Entries by Kristin Bischoff

German and Ukranian stonemasons hard at work in the old town of Lviv, Ukraine

Led by expert stonemason and sculptor Dirk Brüggemann-Bulgakow, young German and Ukrainian stonemasons began restoration work on the facade of a historic building in the old town of Lviv, Ukraine this week. This type of project was conducted very successfully in previous years. The building is centrally located and public interest is high. In addition […]

“Friendly Monsters” in Georgia – A colorful new playground and outdoor community space opens in Bolnisi, Georgia

A newly opened playground and outdoor community space in the city of Bolnisi in Georgia combines the best aspects of art, craftsmanship, vocational training and volunteer work. Here, Joerg Schulze worked with unemployed youth to create a wooden structure that benefits the local community. Most of the design and construction work was done by the […]

New perspectives for carvers – launching a stonemason training program in Lviv

The Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung and the Iwan Trush College of Decorative and Applied Art have signed a partnership agreement in Lviv. Together, they plan to launch a technical training program with a focus on restoration stonemasonry work in the city. In working with stone, the college currently focuses on carving and has a strong artistic orientation. The […]

New in our development program: The award for talented young precast concrete parts workers

During the evening event of the 61st annual BetonTage (“Cement Days”) event, the best Precast Concrete Parts Worker apprentices for the first time received an award co-sponsored by the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung. The concrete industry’s vocational promotion center BFF (Berufsförderungswerk für die Beton- und Fertigteilhersteller e.V.) in Ostfildern awarded the prize to three young men who completed […]