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The Na­tional Coun­cil for Cul­ture, Arts and Let­ters (NCCAL) an­nounced Satur­day that it has won a Getty Foun­da­tion grant to study the sus­tain­able pro­tec­tion of art de­sign­ing and im­ple­ment­ing metal plates that cover the spher­i­cal struc­tures of the Kuwait Tow­ers, de­signed by the Dan­ish ar­chi­tect Ma­lene Bjorn in 1968.

The coun­cil stated in a press re­lease that this grant comes through “Keep­ing It Mod­ern” pro­gram, which pre­serve the ur­ban her­itage of the twen­ti­eth cen­tury, es­pe­cially build­ings of ex­cep­tional global value, to wit­ness an op­por­tu­nity for sci­en­tific progress. (KUNA)

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