A project of the Earthen Architecture Initiative

The International Course on the Conservation of Earthen Architecture is a one-month training initiative held in the World Heritage city of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, organized in partnership with Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT)-Abu Dhabi. The course aims to improve the practice of earthen heritage conservation by providing practical training for mid-career professionals from the Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian regions. Read more

2022 Course

Taking place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Nizwa, Oman

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Part of the Getty's Ancient Worlds Now.

This course is made possible with support from the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH).