Identify the characteristics of a Stave Church
Explain the remaining groups of Stave Churches in Norway
Reflect upon the challenges in preserving the Norwegian Stave Churches
Explore a national cultural heritage initiative exemplified by the Norwegian Stave Church Restoration Programme
Stave Churches in Norway are admired worldwide for their rich history and intricate architecture. Some have been standing for almost 1,000 years and one, the Urnes Stave Church, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
On this course, you will explore what makes Norwegian Stave Churches unique and how they have been preserved.
You will learn the definition of Stave Churches and what makes them different from each other. With real-life examples, you will explore the traditional craftmanship and tools used to restore Stave Churches in Norway, as well as understand the challenges in preserving them.
The definition of a Stave Church
Different types of Stave Churches
Challenges in preserving Stave Churches
Examples of restoring Stave Churches
This course is for anyone interested in Stave Churches in Norway and how they have been restored.