Praga District

Warsaw, Poland

Hof Prädikow

Brandenburg, Germany

Sunderland Highstreet

England, UK



Marquês de Abrantes

Lisbon, Portugal

Centocelle Archaeological Park

Rome, Italy

About the project

OpenHeritage: Organizing, Promoting and ENabling HEritage Reuse
through Inclusion, Technology, Access, Governance and Empowerment

OpenHeritage identifies and tests the best practices of adaptive heritage re-use in Europe. Drawing on the observations and results, the project will develop inclusive governance and management models for marginalized, non-touristic heritage sites and tests them in selected Cooperative Heritage Labs over Europe. It works with communities, local businesses, local and municipal administration, tries out new forms of engagement and uses crowdfunding and crowd sourcing mechanisms to create active heritage communities.
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For interested parties it offers:

Practices – an online database of current practices and policies listing national regulations, connecting them with diverse local initiatives, documenting the work in the sites with pictures, videos and a short analysis

Heritage Labs– online platforms to create/strengthen communities around the Cooperative Heritage Labs, inviting interested parties to observe and participate

National networking events and dialogues
 – to facilitate the exchange of views between practitioners, policy makers and public administration officials

International conferences
 – to exchange views

Training programs
 – for local administrations and practitioners

News & Events

OpenHeritage at Tempelhof

OpenHeritage at Tempelhof

A selection of OpenHeritage documentaries will be featured as part of the Living the City exhibition, taking place Sept. 25 – Dec. 20, 2020 at the Berlin-Tempelhof Airport. Living the Citytells over fifty stories from architecture, art, and city...

OpenHeritage at ACHS 2020

OpenHeritage at ACHS 2020

On the 28th of August 2020, OpenHeritage partners participated at the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies - ACHS 2020 Futures as part of the curated session The Ethics and Aesthetics of adaptive-reuse. The session was curated by...

Working during the pandemic

Working during the pandemic

How the Pomáz Lab adapted to the new circumstances During the pandemic the Pomáz Lab faced an entirely new situation: personal participation became impossible. So how to keep on working and develop the community? Luckily, an opportunity presented itself allowing to...

Heritage Labs

Centocelle Archaeological Park,
South-East Co-District of Rome, Italy

High Street, Sunderland
Great Britain

Hof Prädikow,

Marquês de Abrantes, Lisbon

Pomáz-Nagykovácsi-Puszta ,

Praga District,