Research being conducted by joint Mongolian-Korean research teamArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. In cooperation with the
National Research Institute of Culture Heritage of the Republic of Korea
(NRICH), the National Cultural Heritage Center of Mongolia is implementing the
project ‘Research on the Preservation and Protection of the Mongolian
Architectural Cultural Heritage’.
Within the framework of the project, a joint research group of the two countries has conducted preliminary and detailed studies to historical and cultural sites such as the Erdene Zuu Monastery, Khar Bukhyn balgas ruins, the Khushuu Tsaidam Museum and Shankh Monastery, once known as the West Monastery located on the territory of Uvurkhangai and Arkhangai aimags.
A study aims to identify risk factors for the preservation of historic buildings and monuments, define future measures to be carried out, measure cracks and repair them, create a digital 3D surface model using aerial photography as well as to compile a report on results.
The joint research team includes Director of Safety and Disaster Prevention Division, National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage Kim Seong-Do, Senior Researcher Park Chan Min, Researcher Lee Ha Na, Researcher Kim Sung Han, Researcher T. Erdenetsogt, expert on immovable historical and cultural monuments of the Department of Protection and Risk Research of the National Center for Cultural Heritage of Mongolia J.Tsambagarav, architect, specialist in historical monuments A. Erdenetsetseg, and director of the Erdene Zuu Monastery Museum N. Tumurbaatar.