Showing posts from April, 2023


 I went to New York City for a side event of the UN-Water Conference , in Harlem Stage, on 20 March 2023. Together with many participants, we shared our experiences and research about Water and Heritage. We tried to put heritage on the agenda of the UN. This event was a follow-up event in Tokyo, in 2018, in which I participated, too. The ICOMOS Netherlands was and is the leading power behind this idea. It has been a long journey and the journey is not ended yet.  I shared my involvement in the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Quick Scan Method Workshops in two water-based cities Muntok and Banjarmasin, Indonesia. It was a humble contribution but I was grateful that I could share it on behalf of the HUL Quick Scan Method team. The week was in the atmosphere of water, planned and not planned. The venue was Harlem Stage , a former water-processing building that is adapted into a cultural stage for colored artists, not far from the Hudson River. My homestay was on the 31 floors in Harlem w