Natural stone for cultural heritage: local resources with a global impact, Prague (Czech Republic), September 19-22, 2017. Details at: https://www.avu.cz/konference First circular Congrress 2018-1 El Jadida/Marrakech, Morocco, 20–24 March 2018 Global Stone 2018 in Brazil. See details at: http://www.globalstonecongress2018.com.br/ Resourcing Future Generations, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 2018 Heritage Stones at the University, Salamanca, Spain, 2-4 October, 2018
Portland Stone, from the United Kingdom, and Larvikite, from Norway, have been reviewed, approved as candidates and are expecting last steps to be designed as a Global Heritage Stone (GHS).
Details of the “Global Heritage Stone Resource” proposal were first provided publicly at the 33rd International Geological Congress in Oslo in August 2008. At the same conference it was agreed to advance the GHSR proposal under the auspices of “Commission C-10 Building Stones and Ornamental Rocks” of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the […]
The ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’ designation seeks international recognition of natural stone resources that have achieved widespread utilization in human culture. Natural stone rarely excites major interest, despite the fact that it has been used for construction ant other purposes for thousands of years and is part of human tradition. Yet natural stone is also […]
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