'Cultural Heritage has the power to inspire and drive positive change in our societies' said Maryia Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research and Culture in the framework of the official launch. Following an open call for contribution launched in February 2020, 32 local and regional practices were selected to be featured in a European catalogue of good practices.
The Architects' Council of Europe (ACE) is proud to be a partner of Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policy makers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions
The featured practices are policies, projects, events or organisational structures developed by local and regional authorities.
They are implemented by local/regional authorities themselves or by other local stakeholders and: are innovative are inspiring for other cities and regions have a real impact on the ground.
We are proud to present this catalogue of inspiring stories focusing on three main topics that are interlinked:
- Participatory governance of cultural heritage;
- Adaptive reuse of built heritage;
- Quality of interventions on cultural heritage.
You can check each good practice individually or via the online version of the catalogue.
About Cultural Heritage in Action
Cultural Heritage in Action shall empower cities and regions to strengthen their cultural heritage policies and initiatives and to develop innovative solutions to preserve cultural heritage assets. It is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage. Our consortium led by EUROCITIES with KEA, ERRIN, Europa Nostra and the Architects’ Council of Europe leads the project funded by the European Union’s Creative Europe programme until April 2021.