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Modernization of degree programs Urban and Regional Planning in Kiev

27 April, 2020:

The introduction of a Master’s degree program in urban and regional planning aligned with Western European standards is the aim of our cooperation with the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (Київський національний університет будівництва i архітектури).  Building on jointly run schools of urban planning in Kiev, Kharkiv and Lutsk, we intend to work together to create a general...Read more

 

Launching a stonemason training program in Lviv, Ukraine

22 May, 2017:

Ukraine currently has no vocational training program for stonemasons, although the country’s program for carvers is excellent. Technical stonemasonry work is generally carried out by bricklayers. In Lviv, there is a tremendous need for for well-trained, technically skilled stonemasons with expertise in state-of-the-art conservation and restoration methods. The city holds a vast array of architectural riches whose maintenance requires the know-how of these professionals. The Lviv-based...Read more

 

Multiplying the modernized painter training programs in Vinnytsia and Kiev and Kharkiv

15 July, 2016:

The new vocational training project for painters, proven effective by our model project at the Vocational Art College in Lviv with the add-on “restorer” qualification program, is currently being implemented at two vocational training schools in Central Ukraine.  In the fall of 2015, the first renovated workshops were opened and training programs began at the Higher Vocational School for Building and Design in Kiev...Read more

 

Model Project in Lviv (Ukraine)

15 July, 2016:

The modernization of the painter/restorer and carpener/restorer training programs at the Vocational Art College in Lviv has been completed. Continuous follow-up ensures that the training program continues to be state of the art. Due to the tremendous restoration need in the city of Lviv, especially in connection with its status as a World Cultural Heritage site, the added restoration component is a unique feature being offered here. Buildings in the historic...Read more

 

International dialogue project for stonemasons in Ukraine and Germany

15 July, 2016:

We have supported the International Dialogue Project for Stonemasons developed by thornconcept since 2011.
Every year, stonemasons from Ukraine arrive on site, and two groups of German stonemasons have already paid a visit to Ukraine. On the German side, the project aims to revitalize the baroque terrace gardens in Kirchheimbolanden, whereas on the Ukranian side, needed stonemasonry work is completed in the historic town...Read more