Archive 2014 July

Final World Cup Heritage Site List

We’re wrapping up the 2014 World Cup World Heritage Series, we hope you’ve enjoyed the games and learned something new about our global heritage! Italy 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex (Year of Inscription 1997): The monumental complex at Caserta, created by the…

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World Heritage Sites of the 32 Countries Participating in the 2014 World Cup

The 2014 World Cup is well underway and to celebrate it, we’re highlighting the cultural heritage sites of some of the teams’ home countries. Stay tuned for more! Germany Aachen Cathedral (Year of Inscription 1978): Construction of this palatine chapel, with its octagonal basilica and cupola, began c. 790–800 under the Emperor Charlemagne. Originally inspired by…

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Building a Health Center in Colombia

  Throughout 2013 GHF raised funds to build a much needed Health Center at the Kogi village of Mutanzhi on the trail to Ciudad Perdida. The construction of the Health Center began in March of 2014 using Superadobe, a stabilized soil building technique that minimizes the use of cement and brick and provides…

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