REFREsh - Rural revitalisation for cultural heritage...

Start Date

01.07.2017

End Date

30.06.2020

ABOUT THE PROJECT

REFREsh tackles the main challenges of rural areas in CE regions. Unused industrial heritage exist and needs revitalisation and a new form of use. The main objectives of REFREsh are to reutilize industrial heritage through new forms of creative use and attract new creative actors for valorise the industrial heritage in cooperation with actors from trade and service sector. The goal is to improve capacities for the sustainable use of cultural heritage and resources

The project transforms industrial heritage into cultural centres for creative scene as starting point for development of the industrial areas, Municipalities and regions in Central Europe.

The Project will develop benchmarking tools, regional strategies and test the new approach in five pilot actions. To reach a critical mass of creative actors and to foster transnational cooperation of the creative scene the project plans to organise exhibitions, cultural events and creative workshops.

By showing successful approaches for reutilization of industrial heritage for cultural purpose and integration of creative scene tested in pilot actions, the aim is to give industrial heritage a new use  that brings value to the whole rural region.

In a long term effect and by adapting the tested approaches, also in other rural areas in Central Europe old industrial heritage will be reutilized and creative scene will be integrated in rural areas. 

FOUNDING AMOUNT

Project budget in eur
2.152.612,50

ERDF founfing in eur
1.784.048,49

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EYCH label 2018 for refresh 

EYCH 2018 label

The "REFREsh - Rural Revitalisation For Cultural Heritage" project is a part of European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH), which is endorsed by the European Parliament and the Council of the EU. 

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INTERREGIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

As already mentioned, the benchmarking tool will be adapted upon request of individual partners. This adjustment is expected to be completed by mid-April. Afterwards the workshops can take place.


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INVESTMENT SPECIFICATION

During the Project there are 5 Investment specification :

  1. Cultural reutilization of Huthaus in Freiberg
  2. Cultural reutilizaton of communist headquarter in Komlo
  3. Cultural reutilization of salt warehouse in Piran
  4. Cultural reutilization of an old store in Castello di Godego
  5. Cultural reutilization of an old technic house of water dam

PARTNERS
10 PARTNERS FROM 5 COUNTRIES

Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH

Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Pecs-Baranya

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Pecs-Baranya

Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia

Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia

Venetian Heritage Cluster

Venetian Heritage Cluster

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

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SAXONIA

Local government of Komló

Local government of Komló

Municipality of Piran

Municipality of Piran

Municipality of Castello di Godego

Municipality of Castello di Godego

Municipality of Lokve

Municipality of Lokve

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