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Four sites from India have been chosen for the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation Award

Four sites from India have been chosen for the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation Award 

The 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation has awarded 16 projects from 5 countries (India, China, New Zealand, Australia and Bhutan). Among them, 4 projects from India bagged the award.

The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation recognises and encourages the efforts made by either independent or public-private partnerships (PPP) that have successfully restored and conserved the structures, historic properties and buildings of heritage value in the region.

  • Award of Distinction
    • Vikram Sarabhai Library, IIM Ahmedabad, India
    • Nelson School of Music, (Nelson) New Zealand
    • Keyuan Garden (Suzhou) China
  • Award of Merit
    • Our Lady of Glory Church (Mumbai) India
    • Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue (Mumbai) India
    • Lyttelton Timeball Station (Christchurch) New Zealand
    • Tseto Goenpa (Paro) Bhutan
    • Guyue Bridge (Zhejiang) China
  • Honourable Mention
    • Flora Fountain (Mumbai) India
    • Liddell Bros. Packing Plant (Wuhan) China
    • Westpac Long Gallery (Sydney) Australia
    • The 5s Classroom (Kew) Australia
  • New Design in Heritage Contexts
    • Dry Pit Latrine in Jiaxian Ancient Jujube Garden (Shaanxi) China
    • The Mills (Hong Kong SAR) China
    • Joan Sutherland Theatre Passageway and Lift (Sydney Opera House) Australia

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