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National Building Museum
401 F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Learn about urban cultural landscapes and World Heritage through the example of the 2012 World Heritage City designation of Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea.
Mechtild Rössler, PhD., director, UNESCO Division for Heritage and World Heritage Centre, and Patricia M. O’Donnell, FASLA, AICP, F.US/ICOMOS, principal, Heritage Landscapes, explain how the 1073 World Heritage sites incorporate cultural landscapes as combined works of humanity and nature to express the identity of a cosmopolitan city like Rio.
A reception follows the program.