International Symposium ‘The Conservation of Brick Monuments at World Heritage sites’; Unesco

Thailand – Historic City of Ayutthaya

The symposium was initiated in response to the decision of the World Heritage Committee on the state of conservation of the Historic City of Ayutthaya World Heritage Site.

The Committee recommended that Thailand hold “an international symposium, in collaboration with UNESCO and the Advisory Bodies, to debate on the conservation philosophy of brick-associated sites, together with academics and international conservation practitioners”.

The symposium will provide a platform for exchanging knowledge on conservation of brick monuments in the context of World Heritage sites, in line with international standards and World Heritage principles related to authenticity and integrity.

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