International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
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Tired of teaching conservation and science the same way all the time? Looking for new ways to inspire your students, and innovative learning activities? Interested in meeting up with other teachers from around the world, to discuss common issues and share ideas?

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The Russian North is a treasury of wooden architecture. The unique tradition of vernacular wood construction has been highly developed and preserved there, and rich experience in wooden architecture conservation has been accumulated. The main part of the course “Wooden architecture conservation and restoration” will be held in the largest open air museum of Russia, the Kizhi museum, the collection of which includes 83 wooden architecture monuments. The basis of the museum collection is the UNESCO WHS Kizhi Pogost (XVIII- XIX cc.).