Ming Tombs Valley Conservation Master Plan

China

2007-2008

The Ming Tombs Valley Conservation Master Plan was initiated by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, commissioned by the Ming Tombs Special Administration and supported by the Changing district, Beijing.

The objective of the project is to develop a vision for the future of this important World Heritage Site. The plan deals with the conservation issues of the tombs and the entire valley. It deals also with crucial issues of land uses, traffic, drainage, tourism, and the development of a gateway to the valley.

The final chapter of the project is action plan to be implemented between now and year 2020. The Conservation Master Plan can be seen also as the management plan for the safeguarding and development of this world heritage site.

This project was prepared with Arch. Giora Solar.