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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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Presentation of RehabiMed in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

From 29 September to 3 October, the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo-AECID, with the collaboration of the Ministry of Housing, organized the 6th International Encounter on the Management of Historic Centres. The training centre of the AECID, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, was chosen as the host for this sixth encounter. The […]

RehabiMed co-organizes a training session with HABITAT and UNESCO

On 7, 8 and 9 May, Seville was the venue for a meeting of local authorities to present and assess the guide Historic Districts for All. This is a series of documents aimed at municipal authorities and professionals in city rehabilitation, with the aim of sensitizing and providing guidance and training in new criteria of rehabilitation […]

Rehabilitation and social equity

The Heritage for Development Programme of the AECID and the Ministry of Housing organized the 7th Meeting on the Management of Historic Centres from 27 to 30 July, at the training centre in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Meeting under the title “Urban Rehabilitation and Law in the City: the Challenge of Social Equity”, representatives of […]

Charter of European Rural Communities. Lefkara, Cyprus

In May, the Town Council of Lefkara (Cyprus) organized the annual meeting of the Charter of European Rural Communities. The theme of debate over the five days from 14 to 18 May was participatory democracy. The 170 participants, representing 26 European municipalities, organized different activities to share their experiences. In order to help visitors to […]

Rehabilitation of of Traditional Architecture in Jordan

The workshop was organized with participation from major stakeholders of traditional architecture in Jordan. This included Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Ministry of Municipalities and other government organizations dealing with traditional buildings. In additions there were participants from Greater Amman Municipality, Jordanian Universities, Private sector and local community. There was special focus in the workshop […]

RehabiMed in Turkey

The RehabiMed project and its results were presented in Turkey between 10 and 13 January 2008. A conference was held at the Technical University of Yildiz on 10 January, organized by the university and the Turkish Chamber of Architects. Over 100 people attended the talks by RehabiMed’s Project Manager, Xavier Casanovas, and the architects Irem […]

Presentations of the work of RehabiMed

On 20 February, coinciding with the exhibition “Living in the Mediterranean”, the RehabiMed project was presented at La Salle School of Architecture (Universitat Ramon Llull) as part of the talk by Xavier Casanovas and Montserrat Villaverde on Mediterranean Architecture: the Legacy of Tradition. On 11 March, the project was presented at the EPSEB in the […]

Inauguration of the rehabilitation pilot operation in Marrakech

September the 11th saw the inauguration of RehabiMed’s pilot operation in Marrakech, with the presence of local authorities and government representatives, the RehabiMed team in Morocco and Xavier Casanovas, director of the project. The operation consisted of the rehabilitation of three historic buildings in the Medina, home to 150 people, with a view to improving […]