Experts from the Universidad de Cuenca will gather in the Casa de Chaguarchimbana with the owners of 25 patrimonial houses located along Las Herrerías street to talk about their restoration. This initiative is part of the project coordinated with the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR), ‘Ciudad Patrimonio’, to preserve buildings with historic value. “Last year’s students from the Master course Monuments and Places will be the ones helping out in this endeavor,” said Fausto Cardoso, professor in the Architecture and Urbanism Faculty. Cardoso explained that in 2014, the VLIR Project restored 22 buildings in San Roque, and in 2011, 18…
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