A short intensive course was carried out between 6-8/05/2014 in the Old City of Jerusalem. 8 participants (including engineers and workers in the field of heritage conservation) attended the course that was given by Alessandro Massari. The course explored the concept of (Humidity in Historic Buildings) and focused on the following topics:
Framing of the problem and types of humidity in historic buildings.
Interventions to reduce moisture in buildings and restoration of environments.
Course also included practical training in the field on Arab Fund restoration projects.
This course is part of the efforts to establish an applied training institute for practitioners and professionals in the preservation of architectural heritage , and offer capacity building and applied training for engineers, architects, contractors and skilled labour involved in conservation.