The list of the rural churches where researches will take place

The SMC project task is to develop innovative management strategies as well as cost-effective and sustainable conservation and maintenance methods for historic rural churches. Research and analysis of best practice available in different sources is carried out. Field measurements are done to have an overview of indoor climate conditions and hydrothermal performance of building fabric. Additionally, researchers carry out in situ and lab research of current conservation materials and historic plaster and render as well as research on current conservation methods.

There are 20 churches where the researches will take place 10 in Estonia, 10 in Gotland/Sweden:

Estonia (Saaremaa and Läänemaa):
Kihelkonna church
Püha church
Valjala Church
Karja Church 
Kaarma Church
Pöide church
Muhu Church
Kuressaare’s St. Lawrence’s church
Risti church
Karuse church

Sweden (Gotland):
Garda church
När church
Lau church
Näs church
Grötlingbo church
Fide church
St Mary church, Visby
Etelhem church
Hangvar church
Fleringe church