08 setembro 2010

Terra 2012_Lima | Peru

XI International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Heritage, Terra 2012
23-26 April 2012 - Lima, Peru

The International Scientific Committee on Earthen Architectural Heritage (ISCEAH) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) are pleased to announce that the XI International Conference on the Study and the Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage, Terra 2012, will be held in Lima, Peru, from April 23rd to 27th, 2012.
The main theme of the conference will be “Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage against Natural Disasters and Climatic Change” and more than 500 specialists in the fields of earthen architecture are expected to attend.
The conference will provide a unique and invaluable opportunity to discuss and exchange information on the latest advances in the research and conservation field.
Moreover, participants will learn about the cultural identity of earthen architecture in Latin America and be able to observe firsthand conservation issues in Peru, a country with a long and rich tradition of construction with earth.

Main Theme:
Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage against Natural Disasters and Climatic Change
1_Latin American Earthen Architecture at Risk: Earthquakes, Rain and Flood Damage
2_World Heritage Earthen Architectural sites, Natural Disasters and Climate Change
3_Conservation and Management Archaeological Sites
4_Conservation and Development of Human Settlements and Cultural Landscapes
5_Local and Regional Knowledge, Intangible Heritage and Social Impacts
6_Research in Materials and Technology for Conservation and Contemporary Architecture
7_Ancient/Historic and Innovative Solutions for Damage Prevention and Performance Enhancement in the Face of Natural Disasters
8_Charters, Standards and Guidelines for Heritage and Construction
9_Education, Training and Outreach

Contact information: terra2012@pucp.edu.pe
Pontificia Universidad Católica del PerúAv. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel

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