Entries by Kristin Bischoff

Support for urban planning

In Kiev, the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung (ESST) has agreed to partner with with KNUBA, the Kiev National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, as well as the SFB, a foundation for the promotion of building and construction, in order to extend support for urban planning and engineering. A winter and a summer school for young engineers with […]

Ukrainian stonemasons visit Kaiserslautern

By now, it has become a tradition: Every September, stonemasonry students from Lviv visit the master craftsmen school in Kaiserslautern. Here, alongside their German counterparts, they fashion elements for the baroque terrace garden in Kirchheimbolanden, whose revitalization continues to make progress thanks to the tremendous commitment shown by many stakeholders, especially Dr. Lydia Thorn Wickert (thornconcept.eu). […]

Cooperation agreement officially extended for 5 years

In early September, the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung signed an additional cooperation agreement with the education ministry of the Sverdlovsk region and its project partner of many years, the Ural College of Technology and Entrepreneurship in Yekaterinburg. This sets the stage for a continuation of the extremely successful partnership aimed at modernizing vocational training in the trades until […]

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 […]