SACH Key Laboratory for Cultural Heritage Conservation Planning Founded
The ceremony for the set-up of the “State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) Key Laboratory for Cultural Heritage Conservation Planning” was held lately. Founded in 2005 in affiliation with China Architecture Design & Research Group (CAG), in particular the Architecture History Research Center of CAG for technical support, the Lab is the only research center for cultural heritage conservation that is affiliated to a large-scale state-owned enterprise of science and technology. Since its foundation, the Lab has gained remarkable achievements of innovative studies on the major scientific and technological issues of historic and cultural heritage conservation planning for major cultural resources.
QI Ji, Vice Minister of Construction, attended the ceremony and delivered a speech. He declared that CAG should take the foundation of the Lab as an opportunity to play its leading role in technological innovation in the field of construction, and to make fresh contributions continuously in the aspects of fundamental study, policy study, establishment of national and local professional standards, transference of scientific research achievements, and intensive innovation for the development of professional technologies, etc.