Resilient Heritage


What Participants Shared

“Over the past few years the Archdiocese has sought more input from professionals in preserving these [heritage] buildings. Errors in the past are being corrected now.”

“I am from southwest Cedros, and I have seen coastal damage. There used to be a historical lighthouse on the peninsula, but due to erosion and rising sea levels the lighthouse was lost.”

“Planning is the first step to ensure that crucial areas are protected and safeguarded. We need to talk to the communities that live in flood-prone areas as well.”

Beach and Palms

National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago

The National Trust is dedicated to the preservation of built and natural heritage.

Craig Group Tower

The Craig Group Partners

Spans a broad range of preservation planning, and community resilience.

Florida University

University of Florida

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Stormy Palms

Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Such support contributes towards post-disaster and post-conflict recovery efforts in some of the world’s most desperate communities.

“Heritage and Resilience does not go well with ‘development.’ Development is a dirty word when it comes to heritage. We have no choice but to continue to develop. We have no choice but to modernize, but we can still hold onto things that are Trinbagonian.”

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