Albania: Preservation Skills Training for Locals

 
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Albania: Preservation Skills Training for Locals

Albania: Preservation Skills Training for Locals
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Workshop Underway

Workshop Underway
a workshop participant learns historic plastering skills (view small | med | large | orig)

Workshop training on historic staircase repair

Workshop training on historic staircase repair
a workshop participant repairs a staircase support at one of Gjirokastra's tower houses (view small | med | large | orig)

Paint Removal Training

Paint Removal Training
Workshop participants learn the process of paint removal with the historic city of Gjirokastra in the background. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Historic City of Gjirokastra Welcomes Visitors

The Historic City of Gjirokastra Welcomes Visitors
Gjirokastra, the city in which the Skenduli tower house workshop is located, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (view small | med | large | orig)

Skenduli Tower House Exterior Plaster

Skenduli Tower House Exterior Plaster
Workshop participants learn to restore the historic plaster of the Skenduli tower house, shown here, as well as that of historic properties throughout Albania. (view small | med | large | orig)

Skenduli Tower House Interior

Skenduli Tower House Interior
the ornate fireplace of the Ottoman-era Skenduli tower house (view small | med | large | orig)

Historic City of Gjirokastra

Historic City of Gjirokastra
the historic city of Gjirokastra and the beautiful surrounding mountains (view small | med | large | orig)

J O'Connell is a project instructor from Australia

J O'Connell is a project instructor from Australia
Photo from Progress Report 'Professional Interest Piques in Skills Training' (view small | med | large | orig)

Modern layer of paint hides original colors

Modern layer of paint hides original colors
Photo from Progress Report 'Professional Interest Piques in Skills Training' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Judith Broeker

Boulder, Colorado United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Albania: Preservation Skills Training for Locals