Dona KULMATOVA

Institute of Art Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, CAAL technical specialist Dona is interested in understanding the values and relationship between a monument and its environment. By looking at these elemental roles we are able to preserve the buildings and without damage correctly introduce them into a modern setting. First encountering the preservation of historical monuments while participating in an international project in Ukraine in 2011, Dona then applied to and was accepted in the Uzbek-German master’s programme for building preservation and heritage conservation. In 2015… Read More

Mavlyuda YUSUPOVA

Institute of Art Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, head of the department of architecture. caal team leader. Mavlyuda is most inspired by the opportunity to engage in scientific creativity, explore and discover new facets of Central Asian architecture; participating in the restoration and preservation of the architectural heritage of Uzbekistan; collaborating with local and foreign colleagues. After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture, Tashkent Polytechnic Institute she worked as senior architect on restoration of cultural monuments at the Uzbek Scientific Research Design Institute of Restoration. Her… Read More

Bunjikat

…workshop in Khujend, Tajikistan, with our Tajik colleagues, led us to explore a well-preserved watchtower and associated settlement activity in a smaller river valley to the west…