Developing a Conservation Management plan for Tripoli Fair

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Conservation Management Plan for Tripoli Fair

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Tripoli, Lebanon
Funded by the Getty Foundation through its Keeping It Modern initiative, the project aims at developing a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for the Rachid Karami International Fair complex in order to guarantee the preservation of its cultural, architectural and historical value in any future development process.

RKIF Public Survey

Heritage perception and Future Development

UNESCO’s RKIF_CMP Team has developed this survey to assess the public's heritage perception towards this modern concrete complex and understand their aspirations towards its future development.

The results of the survey shall be integrated in the CMP and will shape the RKIF’s future planning and development policies.

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Latest news

Tripoli’s forgotten fair basks in glow

A Daily Star article that explores the history of RKIF and UNESCO's initiative to develop a Conservation Management Plan for the site. 

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Competition seeks to revive Tripoli’s fair

A Daily Star article that delves into the various plans and projects to revive the RKIF site. 


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CMP elaboration

First technical workshop at the RKIF complex in Tripoli

A team of 4 research consultants and 3 specialists in concrete conservation of modern heritage gathered at RKIF complex to further collect data related to the history of the site and its development over time, and consult with identified local stakeholders on future development projects and their impact on the complex.

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