UNESCO HERITAGE SITE CROWDMAPPING COMPETITION 2016 Awardee Ceremony

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The UNESCO HERITAGE SITE CROWDMAPPING COMPETITION awardee ceremony took place during the presentation of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2016 on “Water and Jobs” at the prestigious Sala di Notari in Perugia. The agenda included a high level debate on “Sustainable development in the water sector to promote green growth”, a brief talk of the 50 year anniversary of the Florence floods and a short animated inspirational movie that supports consciousness towards better water practices.

The CROWDMAPPING COMPETITION Jury selected the 2016 “Best Project” Awardees:
1st place: Marco Peppucci “City of Verona” (video and storymap)
2nd place: Pierpaolo Papini “Val d’Orcia” (video and storymap)
3rd place: Andrea Spasiano “Historic Center of Naples” (video and storymap)
3rd place (ex aequo): Simona Lippi “Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes” (video and storymap)

The awardees presented their projects with specific regard on cultural heritage, heritage at risk and social media content to provide to the audience a real user experience of the site.

The Prize includes a Special Professional Certificate as “Best Project – 2016 Awardees” together with a 1-year professional license of ESRI ArcGIS Software

Congratulations also to the following participants that will receive the Digital Mapping Professional Certificate:
Fulvio Chiattini “Historic Center of Florence”
Qian Zhao “West Lake of Hangzhou (China)”
Jennifer Trotter “Poverty Point State Historic Louisiana (USA)”
Eleonora Mastroforti “Villa Adriana”

Download the official document with the Jury evaluation criteria and final results. Have a look at the entire album of the ceremony and evaluation process.

Thanks to all the 32 participants and see you next year for the 2017 edition.

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