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Building restoration and craft research.
Photo: Gunnar Almevik
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Örnanäs – The building as source to historical knoeledge

Research project
Avslutad forskning
Project period
1997 - 2012
Project owner
Department of conservation

Financier
The Swedish National Heritage Board and County Administrative Board of Skåne

Short description

Örnanäs is an old farmstead in northern Skåne that was established as a protected cultural environment in 2006. Restoration of buildings and landscapes has been going on for several decades, and in the research project Building as a source to hisorical knowledge, the research processes and bricolage of sources have been studied. The research has a particular focus on restoration and reconstruction as a method for actualising and testing the historical management of resources, house building, craftsmanship and traditional knowledge.