Eng.Medhanie Teklemaryam, Asmara Heritage Project Coordinator held an interview with Embassy Media on 19 June 2017 in Paris..
The scientific committee ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) has already approved and passed it on to UNESCO says Eng. Medhanie – this is credit to the people involved in the project with 85 thousand archives scanned at Asmara municipality, 4300 buildings mapped measured to the last inch producing nomination dossier of 1400 pages long which is costly and complex.
The 2016 RIBA President’s Medal for Research was presented to Eng. Medhanie Teklemariam , Eng. Dawit Abraha and Dr Edward Denison, for their project ‘Asmara – Africa’s Modernist City: UNESCO World Heritage Nomination’.
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