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RehabiMed Association

RehabiMed Association is an initiative that represents the ongoing experience of partnership between institutions and organizations in over 40 Euro-Mediterranean countries. It brings together a network of experts consolidated by continuing joint work between countries in the north and south of the Mediterranean, which extends its experience and knowledge to other regions of the world.

Today, there are over 400 members of RehabiMed Association: universities, government agencies, non-governmental organizations and above all individual experts in different fields of rehabilitation and urban regeneration or professionals who are interested in entering the sector. All specialize in the rehabilitation and restoration of heritage and the revitalization of historic centres.

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Call for papers. World SB14

The World SB14 conference will take place on 28, 29 and 30 October 2014 in Barcelona. This is the sixth outing of a triennial event promoted by iiSBE, WGBC, CIB and UNEP, bringing together the world’s leading experts in sustainability in urban areas and construction. On this occasion, the conference is organized by Green Building […]


The Ordinary General Assembly of the RehabiMed Association

Place: Head office of RehabiMed in Barcelona – Bon Pastor, 5 Date and Time:  Monday 16th of December 2013 at 18:00 p.m. Agenda: 1. President’s report. Activities RehabiMed 2013 2. Presentation and validation of accounts for 2013 3. Presentation and approval of 2014 budget 4. Other topics and member proposals 5. Open round table


RehabiMed backs the remodelling of Algiers’ abattoir as a space for artists

The abattoir of Ruisseau in Algiers, a heritage complex dating from the colonial period, has ended a historic phase, moving its activity to another part of the city. The site’s characteristics, along with its configuration of large open-plan spaces and its heritage values, have prompted the creation of a platform to convert the abattoir into […]

casa de la palabra

MANIPULA I “Palaver Hut”

RehabiMed KIDS is starting a series of workshops for children in different cities around the Mediterranean, where they can build models using different materials. The first workshop in the MANIPULA series is devoted to “Palaver Hut”, traditional constructions linked to different native African communities. Using preliminary drawings, the children will reproduce houses in the Sahel […]

Casa Hebron

Congratulations to the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee on winning the World Habitat Award 2013

The rehabilitation of the old city of Hebron, World Habitat Award 2013 The strategic plan for the revitalization of the historic centre of Hebron, in Palestine, has won (from over 200 participants all over the world) the UN World Habitat Award 2013. The jury valued its innovative nature, its impact on the city’s inhabitants and […]

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Rehabilitation of the Sant Pau Modernista complex. 24, 25 and 26 October 2013

The Modernista complex of Sant Pau, declared World Heritage in 1997, is one of Barcelona’s architectural jewels. It functioned as a hospital until 2009, almost one hundred years after it was opened, and is now undergoing rehabilitation and a change of use to host various international organizations. Its dimensions, its architectural and constructive characteristics, and […]


RehabiMed KIDS presented at CIAV 2013, International Conference on Vernacular Heritage & Earthen Architecture

CIAV 2013 is the annual conference of the International Committee on Vernacular Architecture of the ICOMOS, which will take place on 16-20 October in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal. This year it is organized jointly with the Escola Superior Gallaecia on the specific theme of vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. RehabiMed KIDS will be there, […]


Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013: Birzeit, Palestine

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013: Revitalization of the Historic Centre of Birzeit, Palestine RIWAQ, a collaborator of RehabiMed, has won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 with a project involving the revitalization of Birzeit. The work, lasting five years, centred on 50 villages and forms part of the Rehabilitation Master Plan initiated by […]