January 19, 2012
One of the main objectives of Terra Incognita project is to raise public awareness for earth architecture, its heritage and its current applications.
To this end, Terra Incognita’s partners created a Label entitled “Outstanding Earthen Architecture in Europe”.
The main goal of this label is to provide awareness to the general public for the existence of earthen buildings in Europe, but also to encou
rage its safeguard and the development of an earthen contemporary architecture.
Three categories will be distinguished in this label:
– category 1 : “Buildings with archaeological, historical or architectural interest”
– category 2 : “Buildings subjects of a remarkable
and relevant intervention (restoration, rehabilitation or extension)”
– category 3 : “Buildings built after 1970”