Heritage Alert: Palacio Bellas Artes, San Sebastian, Spain

HA Palacio Bellas Artes INTERIOR ESTADO ACTUAL29 July 2022 – Update: Palacio Bellas Artes

ICOMOS regrets to report a negative outcome for the Palacio Bellas Artes. Unfortunately, the development proposal to convert the Palacio Bellas Artes into a hotel - including the demolition of the dome and the interior, and the construction of a non-compatible addition -  was implemented. Although this Heritage Alert inspired a debate among citizens, the Palacio Bellas Artes lost its authenticity due to the irreversible effects of the development proposal.

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Heritage Alert: Pont des Trous – Tournai, Belgium

Heritage Alert Pont BMerckxIn August 2018, ICOMOS was approached by a Belgian civil society organisation, in the context of our ICOMOS Heritage Alerts procedure, with regards to the situation of the Pont des Trous in the city of Tournai (Tournai includes two World Heritage sites – Belfry of Tournai/Belfries of Belgium and France and Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai). The Pont des Trous itself is situated in the buffer zone of the Belfry of Tournai.

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