Uzbekistan

UNESCO Chair in the Preservation and Management of Historic Centres (493), established in 1999 at Samarkand State Architectural and Civil Engineering Institute Mirzo Ulugbek (Uzbekistan).

Fields/Disciplines

Architecture, urban construction, restoration of architectural monuments, ecology and engineering related to construction and restoration.

Objectives

  • To render assistance to the governmental bodies of historical sites for perfection in monitoring in the process of the architectural heritage preservation and its management.
  • To create community based centres for the preservation of historical sits and cultural monuments, to be involved to the "University-Heritage" network.
  • The chairs activity is planned to cover the historic cities of Uzbekistan, such as Samarqand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakrisatz etc.

Host Institution  

  • Samarkand State Architectural and Civil Engineering, Institute Mirzo Ulugbek

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture.

Contact

Dr Shavkat Ochilov, Samarkand State Architectural and Civil Engineering Institute
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
unchair-samarkand06(at)rambler.ru
Work Phone - (998-662) 237.20.90
Fax - (998-662) 237.14.77
Street
- Lolazor str.70
City - Samarkand
Postal Code
- 703047
Country - Uzbekistan