’The Street of Harmony’: Cultural Heritage and Religious Pluralism in George Town, a New World Heritage City
Presented by Khoo Salma, President of the Penang Heritage Trust, Penang, Malaysia.
The project to restore the heritage significant Maryborough Railway Station (Victoria) has been recognised with the Award of Merit in the 2013 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The Heritage Architects for the project are RBA Architects + Conservation Consultants, directed by AusHeritage vice-chairperson Roger Beeston.
The Chairman of AusHeritage Mr Vinod Daniel met with the President of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on July 31, 2013.
The Guide is available free of charge due to the generous support of The Australian National University, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The National Museum of Australia and The ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta.
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At the recent annual Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia Awards (PAM – Institute of Architects in Malaysia) a collaboration between AusHeritage and the local Penang team, arkitek urbanisma sdn bhd, were awarded second place (Silver) for Excellence in Architecture, in Category 7 – Conservation, for the restoration of the copper dome, roof and associated works at Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang.
AusHeritage is a network of Australian cultural heritage management organisations, established by the Australian Government in 1996. The network aims to facilitate the engagement of practitioners and organisations for the Australian heritage industry in the overseas arena.