Revamping historical neighborhoods

An episode from the series HERITAGE HEROES

Format: HD
Duration: 24’
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Yuai Mtumwa employs a team of women plasterers in Zanzibar to restore Stone Town’s dilapidated architecture.

Academic Dag Nilsen, student Kjell Jacobsen, and museum director Hans Pederson spearheaded a campaign to save Norway’s longest terrace of 19th-century wooden buildings from becoming a car park.

A trio of Chinese heroes prevented a 2,400-year-old town from being swallowed by factories and apartment blocks.