MPCH - Participants Presentation
  PublishDate:2008-11-25  Hits:1746

On 25th Nov in the International training course on “Management Planning for Cultural Heritage”, we have a wonderful experience sharing among our 19 participants from 19 countries mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.


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Left-Ms. Han Feng, Middle-Ms. Kong Ping                                                               Discussion                          




Left - Mr. King, Right - Mr. Gamini

Mr. Kubaisy from Bahrain/Iraqi raised the challenges of urban conservation in Arabic context and shared with us their applied procedures and strategies in composing a proper planning. Mr. Wangchuk from Bhutan and Ms. Piyakarn from Thailand discussed about the problems of water evacuation on monument buildings. Ms. Haji Ahmad from Brunei mentioned a successful conservation project of Kampong Ayer, a self-sustained water town. Ms. Espineira from Chile proposed the challenges of Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter in relation to property issue, which is in the list of World Heritage in Danger. Ms. Untalan from Philippines talked about the conflicts between infrastructure construction and conservation in Banaue Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site. Ms. Chaudhuri from India raised the issue on connecting Heritage properties with World Heritage sites from an architect’s point of view. Ms. Dal Maso and Ms. Li shared their experience of current projects on Guizhou minority villages and Pinyao ancient town. Mr. Tuladhar from Nepal showed the comprehensive measures to protect Kathmandu valley. Ms. Qureshi from Pakistan, Mr. Balachandra from Sri Lanka, Mr. Kalotiti from Vanuatu, Mr. Phan from Viet Nam, Ms. Wong from Macao, China and Mr. Khuon from Cambodian shared the visions and challenges of their respective World Heritage sites. Mr. Almakaleh from Yemen with a site in tentative list made an interesting introduction, and Ms. Akagawa from Japan discussed the conservation status of Shirakawa-go. It was a really fruitful and interesting discussion, in which we built a concrete basis for further exploration of management planning; at the same time, experience and lessons were shared with common interests in the region. Not only participants but also the teaching team benefited from each other through communication and sharing.







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