Workshop Schedule

Feb. 25 2019


Arrival of participants in Sidi Harazem

Dinner provided on arrival  


Feb. 26 2019 


8:30-9:15 Group breakfast and Introductions 


9:15 - 11:00 Welcome and Opening Session  


  • Aziza Chaouni and Silvio Oksman: General introduction to the workshop,  15 min 

  • Richard Sommer: Framing the significance of modern architecture in today’s built environment, 20 min 

  • Antoine Wilmering: The KIM program’s objectives, achievements and opportunities, 10 min 

  • Keynote Speaker Sheridan Burke: Conserving modern heritage places under pressure / origin of the CMP. Description of CMP stages in practice, its benefits and added value for modern heritage conservation and benchmarks, 50 min (40 min + 10 min Q&A) 


11:00-11.30 Break 


Session 1: Understanding Context and Collecting Information 


11:30-12:30  Morning Session 


  • Case Study 1: 

Maya Hmeidan: Niemeyer’s Tripoli Fair, Tripoli, Lebanon  

Experience with understanding the place’s design development history and transformations through time, defining stakeholders and their roles in the project, and challenges faced, 30 min 


  • Case Study 2  

Aziza Chaouni: The Sidi Harazem Thermal Bath Complex, Sidi Harazem, Morocco  Experience with understanding place, gathering information through archival research and oral history, engaging and involving stakeholders, establishing significance, and facking challenges, 30 min 


12:30 13:30 Lunch 


13:30 to 15:00 Tour of Sidi Harazem  

Aziza Chaouni, Lucy Hofbauer (architecture historian) and Mostapha Bahri (Thermal Bath Complex Manager manager)  


15:00 -15.30 Break and informal Q&A  


15:30 – 17:15 Afternoon session  


  • Facilitated reflections: KIM grantees’ experience in “Understanding Context and Gathering Information”, including stakeholders’ involvement from six case studies. Facilitators: Shikha Jain and Silvio Oksman, 75 min (6 x 8 min)   


  • Concluding Q&A: Remarks and summary of methods for understanding context and collecting information, and potential for regional adaptation. 

What were the innovative, exemplar, and replicable approaches presented today? How was the nature and extent of the stakeholders’ and the public’s involvement? What are some of the obstacles the participants encountered and how did they overcome them?  

Facilitators: Aziza Chaouni and Lale Ozgenel, 30 min 


19:30-22:00 Welcome dinner, Medina of Fez 



Feb. 27 2019 


Session 2: Assessing Problems / Significance + Developing Policies 


9:00 to 12:30 Morning Session   


  • Case Study 3  

Keynote Speaker Shikha Jain: Gandhi Bhawan Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India

Experience with Assessing Modern Heritage Significance and Developing Policies to conserve modern heritage using the CMP, 50 min (40 min + 10 min Q&A) 


  • Case Study 4  

Silvio Oksman: MASP, Sao Paolo, Brazil  

Methods for assessing significance and determining problems, and challenges faced, 30 min  


  • Case Study 5  

Bekim Ramku: National Library of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo  

Experience assessing significance and developing Policies through the CMP process, 30 min  


11:00 - 11:20 Break  


  • Facilitated reflections: Experience in “Assessing Significance and Developing Policies” from each case study  

Facilitators: Sheridan Burke and Shikha Jain, 50 min (6 x 8 min) 


  • Concluding Q&A: Remarks and summary of methods for assessing significance and developing policies with potential for regional adaptation 

What were the innovative, exemplar, and replicable approaches presented today?  

Facilitators: Silvio Oksman and Ciro Caraballo, 20 min   


12:30 - 13:30 Lunch 


13:30 - 15:30 Afternoon Session  


Session 3: Implementation and Monitoring 


  • Keynote Speaker Sheridan Burke: Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia 

Sydney Opera House CMP, as a best practice of Implementation and Monitoring, 20 min 


  • Case study 6   

Ciro Caraballo: Cristo Obrero Church, Montevideo, Uruguay  

Experience with implementation and monitoring of CMP and challenges faced, 20 min                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Facilitated reflections:  Experience in “Implementation and Monitoring” from each case study 

Facilitators: Bekim Ramku and Joe Addo, 40 min (6 x 8 min)  


  • Concluding Q&A: Remarks and summary of methods for implementing and monitoring with a focus on potential for regional adaptation 

Innovative, exemplar, and replicable approaches presented 

Facilitators: Sheridan Burke and Ciro Caraballo, 20 min   


15:45 – 17:30 Hiking the Hills of Sidi Harazem 

Understanding the relation between hardscape, waterscape and landscape by hiking the hills surrounding Sidi Harazem for a ‘bird’s eye’ view of the site   


Free evening (Dinner at the hotel offered if booked in advance) 



Feb. 28 2019 


Session 4: Raising Awareness on the Significance of Modern Heritage  


9:00 - 12:30 Morning session 


  • Case study #7 

Keynote Speaker Joe Addo: The Children’s Library, Accra, Ghana 

Conserving Modern Heritage and Raising Awareness: Experience with outreach and dissemination, effective strategies and approaches, and challenges faced, 50 min (40 min + 10 min Q&A) 


  • Case study #8  

Lale Ozgenel: The METU campus, Ankara, Turkey  

Experience spreading the CMP model and changing perception towards modern heritage, effective awareness campaign strategies, and challenges faced, 30 min   


10:30 - 11:00 Break 


  • Round table discussion: Conservation Management Planning in the Global South. 

How can a heritage associated with colonialism be integrated into local culture and practices of preservation? What are CMPs models and approaches that can effectively work in MENA countries? Can innovative CMP strategies that emerged from the Global South be transferred to Western contexts?  

Facilitated by Sheridan Burke, Aziza Chaouni and Silvio Oksman, 60 min  


12:00 13:00 Lunch 


13:00 to 15:00 Afternoon Session 


  • Concluding remarks and summary  

Amin Alsaden + Mohammed El Shahed (rapporteurs for the workshop), 60 min (2 x 20 min + 20 min Q&A) 


  • Sidi Harazem Round table discussion:  Futures of the Thermal Station  

8 KIM Grantees and CDG representative 

Facilitators Antoine Wilmering and Richard Sommer, 30 min 


14:30 - 14:45 Break 


14:45 – 15:00 Concluding Remarks 

  • Antoine Wilmering and Aziza Chaouni: KIM in the Global South: steps for the future, 15 min 


17:30 Departure for Casablanca 



Mar. 1, 2019 


Tour of Modern Heritage of Casablanca 

Led by a professional architecture guide, with access to heritage buildings and rehabilitation sites 


10:00 – 13:00 Walking tour 


13 :00 – 15 :00 Lunch at Paul (Original Villa Souissa By Jean-François Zevaco (1949)) 

Tour of the villa, and 30 minute lecture by art historian Lucy Hofbauer  


15:00 – 18:00 Heritage tour by bus 


18:00 19:00 Goodbye snacks and cocktail at the Dodge hotel  


Free evening