Latest Cultural Heritage Stories

2014-05-29 12:30:25

LANSING, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan State Housing Development Authority's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) today announced awards of historic preservation grants to four Michigan communities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Allegan, Detroit, Holland and Mount Clemens will share in Certified Local Government (CLG) grants totaling $146,865. The awards, ranging from $63,665 to $3,100, are funded through the federal...

2014-04-29 08:31:24

LA GRANGE, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day provides an opportunity to pause and remember the large and small acts of heroism displayed by men and women in uniform. Markers and memorials are a profound and respectful way to ensure these heroes are not forgotten. Chicago-area signage company Impact Architectural Signs (http://www.impactsigns.com/) can design, manufacture, and install custom military plaques anywhere in the nation....

2014-03-25 08:21:14

Custom metal plaques are aesthetic marvels built to last virtually forever, preserving history for future generations LA GRANGE, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorating the people and places that make up the rich tapestry of American history is an important facet of Impact Architectural Signs' (www.impactsigns.com) work. Two recent projects, the Gaiety Theatre in Boston and Beacon Field Airport in Alexandria, Virginia, highlight the potential of metal plaques as historical...

World Heritage Sites To Be Digitally Preserved
2013-10-23 04:37:13

[ Watch the Video: Preserving World Heritage Sites In 3D ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using the cloud to back up documents, photos and other important files is one thing, but a new nonprofit group is taking things to the next level by digitally preserving the world’s best-known monuments and historic landmarks. The organization, which is known as CyArk, has already created virtual back-up versions of over 100 ancient structures, ruins and landscapes,...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.