The Elaich Project funded by the European Union crosses disciplinary boundaries, as well as geographic boundaries in its aim of contributing to the development of awareness and appreciation of cultural heritage by connecting the general public, especially young people, to their cultural heritage, specifically the built environment. It is hosted by Technion, a public research university in Haifa, Israel which is celebrating its Cornerstone Centennial in 2012. It has recently approved The Culture Concept Circle video What is Classic Architecture, More than a Column as an ‘advanced video’ for Module 2 of their elearning platform of study. The video contemplates the spiritual, intellectual, philosophical meanings as well as the mathematical and artistic aspects of both public and domestic architecture of the ancient world. It is about benefiting from the preservation of our built history around us, abouut contributing to the well being of the local community, as well as the wider world. Click to Watch the Video
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Carolyn McDowall FRSA has gained considerable experience and business acumen in her professional career. An independent cultural and social historian, Carolyn is an interior designer by trade. She has been involved in the creative sector for over thirty years in Australia; completing interior design projects, creating and producing innovative corporate and not-for profit (social profit) community events. She has over that time continuously conducted independent research , while designing, developing, and producing educational art and design history programs in conjunction with renowned specialist colleagues.
Leader of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Paul Dyer is three parts musician, one part impresario, one part showman and one part musical detective. The sum of these parts is the artistic director of the orchestra he founded in 1989. The orchestra plays music from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries…