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The “Architectural Heritage” All-Russian Festival with International Participation covers a wide array of issues related to the conservation and rational use of landmarked buildings, historical landscape and urban space. The Festival consists of competition shows, scientific conferences, and theme-based exhibitions showcasing the best design solutions as well as construction and restauration technologies. The Festival events aim to find the brightest examples of conservation and adaptation to the modern conditions of landmarked buildings and the historical urban space of Russia’s towns and cities.

AWARDS

“RUSSIA’S REGIONS” COMPETITION SHOW It is held with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation to showcase the best examples of conservation and rational use of landmarked buildings, development of towns and cities and landscape gardening, of giving new life to historical settlements, of conservation of the elements of the natural landscape, as well as of bringing out the problems of the heritage conservation in the regions of Russia. The awards go to administrations of Russia’s federal subjects and organizations of the regional municipal authorities.
“BEST CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OBJECT” COMPETITION SHOW It is held with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Union of Restorers, the Agency for Management and Use of Historical and Cultural Heritage and the All-Russian Society for Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage. Its aim is to find the best works in the field of adaptation of the landmarked buildings to the modern conditions, and of encouraging the groups of authors that have a scientifically based and creative approach to design. The awards go to designing collectives, architects, engineers and researches whose works help to conserve and rationally use the architectural heritage.
“BEST STUDENT WORK” COMPETITION SHOW It is held with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Russian Union of Restorers with the aim of finding the best student works, best teacher collectives and the talented youth, upgrading the alumni skills and training highly qualified and scientifically thinking restorers. The awards go to students and teacher collectives of specialized universities and colleges that develop educational projects in the field of conservation of Russia’s architectural, natural and urban heritage.
“BEST PRINT MEDIA” COMPETITION SHOW It is held with the Russian Union of Restorers, the Agency for Management and Use of Historical and Cultural Heritage and the All-Russian Society for Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage to find, diffuse and popularize the knowledge about the domestic and international restoration experience, to culturally educate the general public and to draw attention to the best media on the conservation of the objects of cultural heritage. The awards go to researchers, architects, historians, experts and organizations whose publications help to popularize all kinds of heritage, as well as its authors’ work.
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SOS. SAVING TOGETHER

The Union of Architects of Russia and the All-Russian Society for Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage present the “SOS. Saving Together” project for architectural and urban objects.


The Project encompasses both the objects of the cultural heritage of the peoples of Russia (listed in the Unified State Register) and the newfound objects of cultural heritage, as well as the objects that are candidates to be listed as historical and cultural heritage.

OBJECTIVES:

- To draw the attention of the state and the general public to the architectural and urban objects possessing a high historical and cultural value to the society and in need of emergency conservation, restoration and adaptation measures;
- To find new objects with the features of cultural heritage, to contribute to the cultural and historical expertise and state enlistment.
- To popularize Russia’s architectural heritage, to conserve, diffuse and develop the national culture, to foster patriotism.


The “SOS. Saving Together” project for architectural and urban objects is formed with the help of the regional organizations of the Union of Architects of Russia and the All-Russian Society for Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage, that propose them based on the local expertise and send them to the Direction of the Festival with the Application Form and the Certificate of the Object.


The Direction of the Festival reserves the right to hold and additional expert selection.

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