Patrimony and Cultural Heritage

Centro para la Conservación del Patrimonio



Centro para la Conservación del Patrimonio

While science and humanities studies unveil the effects of deterioration, engineering offers responsible technological solutions to preserve the country's heritage.

Our main objective are::

  • - Develop strategies for heritage conservation, based on a scientific understanding of objects and monuments.
  • - Become a hub that integrates and fosters public, private and academic efforts, attracts local and international talent, and develops scientific capabilities.
  • - Lead the transfer of scientific knowledge on water related matters.
  • - Design and coordinate extension activities.


Focus on prevention and conservation of the Peruvian cultural heritage, its main research areas involve: Monuments, Landscape, and Sustainability; Characterization and Diagnosis of Materials, and Risk Assessment and Management.