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Rescuing Swiss Heritage
Scientists, monument preservationists and craftsmen aim at ensuring conservation of the region’s architectural heritage also by optimising energy efficiency.

Appenzell is a Swiss canton with a hilly and agricultural landscape dotted with small villages. The two main attributes this region is famous for are the Appenzell cheese and a log construction technique, called the Strickbau. But the later appears to be on the verge of disappearance. Scientists, monument preservationists and craftsmen therefore decided to pool their strength to find the best possible way of restoring old Strickbau buildings and of optimising their energy efficiency.
This effort financed by the European research project 3ENCULT aims at ensuring conservation of the region’s architectural heritage and at offering current Strickbau residents all the amenities of modern living standards.
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Author: Copyright youris.com
Published in: 2012
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Topic:
  • Buildings
  • Energy efficiency
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  • English
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