Project Activities in the Aggtelek Biosphere Reserve

AG 11: Recommendations for village rehabilitation

The task of the activity was to provide recommendations and concrete advices for the renovating of old buildings, general maintenance tasks and methods for building new houses in traditional style, thus supporting the preservation of the traditional architectural style characteristic for the Gömör Torna region.

A comprehensive 48-pages booklet has been published in 3000 copies containing the guidelines and recommendations as well as 180 hand drawings that is being distributed to local stakeholders, state authorities, local government offices, district clerks' offices and local and national NGOs.

Documents for download/Related documents:

The Village Rebilitation Booklet (in Hungarian)


Ecological Institute for Sustainable Development (EISD)




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