A coordinated safety approachProject sponsor(s)Municipality of BlayeSummary
- Area of the citadel: 23 ha
- Useable surface area: 14 000 m²
- Number of visitors in 2013: 380,000
- Roads and paths: 8 000 m²
An innovative means of access: the lift at Upper Barrakka gardensProject sponsor(s)Town of ValettaSchedule2005-2012Summary
- Opened on: 15 December 2012
- Operating times: 7AM to 9PM every day
- Annual number of passengers: 1 million
- Difference in height covered by lift: 58m
- Return fare: 1€
- Lift takes: 23 seconds
- Capacity: 21 people
Architectural and Technical ProjectProject sponsor(s)Town of BriançonSchedule2010Summary
SAFETY OF INDIVIDUALS
The sanitary state of the fort des Salettes leads to two safety-related issues, one of which is linked to the position of the fort above the departmental road, while the other concerns public access to the inside of the fort :
- The stone ruins of the south-east front are a...
Besançon, feasability/advisability study of acces to the citadelProject sponsor(s)Greater Besançon councilScheduleJune 2011 / September 2012Summary
The Citadel of Besançon is built on top of a rock closing the neck of the oxbow formed by the River Doubs. This steep-sided plateau covers an area11.2 hectaresand is located approximately120 metresabove the level of the river and town centre, and371 metresabove sea level.
More than 230 000...
Booklets to aid visitors in Braille and large printProject sponsor(s)Town of BriançonSchedule2011Summary
Creation and publication of tactile booklet to help visitors to discover the fortified heritage of Vauban, intended for persons suffering from total or partial loss of sight.
The contract has been agreed with Braille & Culture
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Conservation and restoration of the citadelProject sponsor(s)Town of BesançonSchedule2007-2013Summary
As part of the Contract for the State Regional Projects for the period 2007-2013 and the plan for the management, preservation, and sustainable development of the town ofBesançon, as voted for in July 2007 by the municipal council, the fortifications of Vauban have been chosen to benefit from a...
Corporate events and sponsorship: successful partnerships in an exceptional settingProject sponsor(s)The Citadel World heritage public body (EPC-PM)Summary
- Number of inhabitants: 121 038 (INSEE census 2011)
- Area of the citadel: 11.2 ha
- Administrator subscribed: Citadel World heritage public body
- Number of agents: around 80 permanent and 50 temporary
- Number of visitors in 2013: 268,427; of which 60% are regional and 10% are foreign
Digital promotion of the Guillestrois heritageProject sponsor(s)Guillestrois CountyScheduleJanuary 2011 - December 2012Summary
The objective of the present project is to preserve and evaluate the whole of the remarkable heritage of theGuillestroisCountywhile focusing on the stronghold of Mont-Dauphin.
With the creation of a database, the project must be launched with the goal of establishing community circuits to...
Etude sur les accès et stationnements
In search of the heritage of the GuillestroisProject sponsor(s)Guillestrois CountySchedule2 yearsSummary
Creation of circuits allowing the discovery of the heritage of the Guillestrois from the symbolic site of Mont-Dauphin.
The targeted objective is "the integration" of the stronghold within its area by linking present heritages and also its registration within a cross-border cultural network with...
Interpretation pathProject sponsor(s)Guillestrois CountySummary
This project follows a study on the improvement of access to the stronghold site. It must allow improved site access sustainably (bicycle and pedestrian). The purpose is to reclassify an existing community path and introduce visitors to the first elements of interpretation of cultural and natural...
L'île Tatihou: Managing the flow of visitorsProject sponsor(s)La Manche General CouncilSummary
- Area of the island: 28ha
- Ownership status: Coastline conservation authority
- OPerator: La Manche General Council
- Number of visitors (2013): 63 866
- Open to the general public: every day from 5 April to 5 October, more restricted the rest of the year
- Available accomodation: 35 rooms
Reconversion of the Saint-Étienne chapel for an exceptional offerProject sponsor(s)The Citadel World heritage public body (EPC-PM)ScheduleMay 2014Summary
In May 2014, a new multimedia show was inaugurated at the Saint-Étienne chapel. 300° projections of historical documents, spectacular real-life views and computer-generated images, completed by an actor and sound effects, offer visitors a unique 14-minute experience for understanding the history of...
The concealed car parkProject sponsor(s)Province of Utrecht, The NetherlandsScheduleImplementation: 1st April 2013Summary
- Car park size: 3ha
- Contracting authority: Province of Utrecht, The Netherlands
- Design: Bureau Parklaan and Paul de Kort
- Built by: Bam Wegen
- Car park holds: 250 véhicules individuels, 2 cars, 100 vélos.
The Marie-Thérèse redoubt at Avrieux (Barrière de l’Esseillon)Project sponsor(s)Town of Avrieux
The Tour des enfantsProject sponsor(s)Town of Besancon, Directorate of culture and heritageScheduleJune-September 2008Summary
Innovations of Vauban, the first bastioned towers flanking a protective city wall were constructed in Besançon from 1687. The bastioned tower of Chamars was constructed on the rock, on the river bed, between 1687 and 1691. Following a restoration during the year 2008, it was opened to visitors for...